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Spiva Center for the Arts Joplin MO


 October 20 – December 15, 2018

Gloria Baker Feinstein: To Everything There is a Season

Sponsored by William H. Perry III

Artist’s Statement:

I have always been compelled to study, frame and attempt to make sense of the world around me. I happen to use a camera to do so. Photography is my constant companion and has been my life-long passion.

Like a hunter, my senses are fully engaged. I am looking, I am waiting, I am poised to press the shutter. It can be a lonely and challenging venture, but one that I feel compelled to take on. Day after day, season after season, year after year.

It is with a fierce sense of wonder and an open heart that I navigate through the world, camera always close at hand. The pictures I make are proof of my journey – pieces of evidence scattered alongside the footsteps I leave behind.

-Gloria Baker Feinstein



Gloria Baker Feinstein is a fine art and portrait photographer based in Kansas City, Missouri and Portland, Oregon. Her work has been included in exhibitions across the country and can be found in the collections of the High Museum of Art, the Center for Creative Photography, the University of Kentucky Art Museum, The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, The Portland Museum of Art and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, to name a few. Gloria’s photographs are published regularly in the Sun Magazine and New Letters Magazine.  Her published book titles include: From the Heart: A Mosaic of Memories, Among the Ashes, Convergence and Kutuuka.



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