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‘Lights, Camera, Ellen Carey’ Exhibit Now on Display at Delamar West Hartford

'Dings and Shadows' by Ellen Carey, now part of the NBMAA display at the Delamar West Hartford. Courtesy photo

‘Lights, Camera, Ellen Carey,’ solo exhibition by the New Britain Museum of American Art is now on display at the Delamar West Hartford Hotel.


Delamar West Hartford presents a solo exhibition by acclaimed Hartford-based artist Ellen Carey. 

The exhibit opened Sept. 10, 2020, and will be on display through March 1, 2021.

Free and open to the public, the lobby exhibit is is part of the 2020/20+ Women@New Britain Museum of American Art initiative – a series of special exhibitions dedicated exclusively to women artists.

Since the 1990s, Carey has been a pioneer in the field of abstract photography and was recently named one of the leading 100 women photographers world-wide by The Royal Photographic Society, London.

The NBMAA’s sixth installation at the Delamar Hotel, Carey’s exhibition will showcase key works spanning nearly 30 years from her prolific career, drawn from the collections of the New Britain Museum of American Art and the artist.

For more information visit Delamar.com or call 860-937-2500. Delamar West Hartford is located at 1 Memorial Rd., West Hartford, CT.

About Ellen Carey (b.1952) is an educator, independent scholar, photographer, and lens-based artist, producing unique experimental work since the 1970s. She received a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI) and an MFA from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Ellen Carey is associate professor of Photography at the Hartford Art School, University of Hartford. Her work has been the subject of over 60 solo exhibitions worldwide, including a NEW/NOW exhibition at the New Britain Museum of American Art in 2002; over 400 group exhibitions; and artworks in 60 collections of art and photography museums. Her exhibition at the Delamar Hotel is part of the 2020/20+ Women@NBMAA initiative. www.ellencareyphotography.com.

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