Protecting Land, Water, Community: The documentary photography of Peg Hunter
Protecting Land, Water, Community: Peace Through Justice and a Sustainable Future - Documentary Photography by Peg Hunter
September artist in the Maurice Del Mue Galleries: Peg Hunter’s documentary photography
Reception for the Artist:
* Sunday, September 11, 4:00-7:00 pm
* September 6 – 30
The San Geronimo Valley Community Center is extremely pleased to present “Protecting Land, Water, Community: Peace Through Justice and a Sustainable Future”, the documentary photography of Peg Hunter in the Maurice Del Mue Galleries from September 6-30, 2022.
Peg Hunter is a photographer focused on immigration, social justice, climate justice and the health of families, communities and the planet. Hunter has followed immigration issues since the mid-2000’s, volunteering several summers with the humanitarian group No More Deaths, whose mission is to prevent deaths and suffering in the Sonoran Desert north of the border in Arizona. She comes to documentary photography after decades of work in the visual effects industry, both locally at Industrial Light and Magic and Weta Digital in New Zealand.
She received her BFA in Film/Video from California Institute of the Arts.
Hunter’s images have been published in Yes! Magazine, The San Francisco Examiner, East Bay Express, Ms. Magazine, KQED, Grist, IMM-Print, Common Dreams, Truthout, Food & Water Watch and Earth Island Journal. Her work is in the Library of Congress permanent collection. She has exhibited at Gallery Route One, Fairfax Library and in the Center’s annual Photography Show and Spring Art Show as well as solo exhibits.
There is a reception for the artist on Sunday, September 11 from 4-7 pm. The Maurice Del Mue Galleries are open Monday – Friday from 9 am – 5 pm. Events and classes may restrict viewing. Call 415-488-8888 for best viewing times.
6350 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, San Geronimo, CA 94963