Location: United States
Gary Jameson’s art has been influenced and inspired by America's past present, recognizing a historical legacy of an American aesthetic. Jameson currently is working on a series of digital images combing locations past with present. Jameson has a BFA degree from the University of Illinois, a MFA degree from Northern Illinois University and is an alumnus of the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine. He was an Artist-in-Residence at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis from 2009 to 2012. He currently teaches Art History at the College of Southern Maryland.
Apparitions is a series of digital images combing an old photograph of a location with a contemporary photo. The intent is to present the passage of time (progress) and the changes thereof, good or bad.
Image combining past with present. Apparition is photo of the artist's father, circa 1913, combined with contemporary rural scene.
The artist is the son of the farmer's son.
Digital image combining views of North Beach, Maryland from about 1915 with 2015
Street scene about 100 years apart in time. Old streetcar apparition with present day Citgo station in background.
Rural scene combining past with present