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“Renaissance: Five Years After Sandy” Photo Exhibit

Wednesday, October 25, 2017


“Renaissance: Five Years After Sandy” chronicles the experiences of Hurricane Sandy through creative perspectives of artists residing on Staten Island. Five years ago Hurricane Sandy devastated Staten Island. The resilience of Island residents is exemplified by images on display in this exhibit. Despite the pockets of abandoned houses and half-completed shoreline projects, there has been recovery as well. Development and population growth are evident Island-wide. Renaissance a short five years post-Sandy. All the works on display in are created by members of the Creative Photographers Guild and St. John’s University students of Professor Frisch-Cherniak. Take a look at this video to see some photos from the opening reception. 

The Creative Photographers Guild (CPG) was founded in 2008. The Guild opened the CPG Gallery in March of 2009 on Staten Island's arts-oriented North Shore. CPG is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization of photographers, from novice to professional, whose mission is to bring the universally expressive power of photography to the community.  The Guild also aims to provide a vibrant avenue for the promotion and appreciation of the creative and innovative world of photography to the greater New York community, especially Staten Island. CPG Gallery is located at 814 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301 at Tysen's Street.


The show will run from October 21 to December 16, 2017 at:

Loretto Memorial Library Gallery

300 Howard Avenue

Staten Island Campus

Staten Island, NY 10301