Tuesday July 30 – Friday August 6
Thursday August 1, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm
Tad Jones, Photographer
After traveling the United States for more than two decades, I was drawn to Aiken for its combination of environment and culture and I have chosen to make this best small town of the south my forever home.
I have expressed myself in many art forms over the years from sketching to woodturning, but photography has been the medium that has proven to be one of my most beloved outlets for creativity. It is both a pastime and a passion that continues to excite my soul. The pursuit of mastering the art of photography has pushed me to be not only a better artist, but a better person.
Art is defined as producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power. This is how I see the world. I am in awe of the moments created by life and photography is my attempt to record or reproduce those moments. Few things bring me more satisfaction than knowing I have captured an image that stirs someone. As Jerzy Kosinski said, “The principles of true are it not to portray, but to evoke.”