For more than forty years professor Stuart Rome has been taking photographs of some of nature’s most mesmerizing and powerful landscapes. He has traveled from small Indonesian villages to the coastlines of Haiti to explore the intimate framework of civilization and nature. In his latest book Signs And Wonders, Stuart spent nearly three years traveling to and photographing Florida’s interior, a region that has figured large and mysterious in America’s psyche.
The book will be featured in a gallery talk and signing by Stuart at Gallery 339 (339 South 21st St) on Saturday, November 5 at 2 p.m. Gallery 339 will exhibit several works by Stuart and hold a light reception during the signing. The event is free to the public and books will be available for purchase at $20 with a complimentary signing by Stuart.
The work in Signs And Wonders is also on display at the Southeast Museum of Photography in Daytona Beach, Florida. Stuart is one of a handful of distinguished landscape photographers commissioned by the Southeast Museum of Photography to create new photography for exhibition at the museum. Stuart’s photographs have been included in numerous group exhibitions at galleries, museums, universities and art centers across the US. His images have been collected by the Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona; The Davison Art Center at Wesleyan University; The Federal Reserve Bank Collection; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; New Orleans Museum of Fine Art; Newport Harbor Museum of Art; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Princeton University Art Museum; Santa Barbara Museum of Art; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Tokyo Institute of Polytechnics; and at Yale Art Museum.