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A look back at Arizona’s Agriculture and Food History – Alan Fitzgerald and Jeremy Rowe on the plaza to talk about PhotoTapas presents statewide photography art event
SEPTEMBER 1, 2013
By Miachelle DePiano
Go Gilbert! Magazine
On Sat., Aug. 3, Art Intersection hosted an opening reception for two month-long exhibits: Revisiting the Photographs of Marvin Morrison and No Strangers, the members show for 2013. Gina DeGideo is the artist behind Revisiting, which featured “photographs from longtime Gilbert farmer Marvin Morrison of Morrison Farms and found photographs from other unknown sources” that are reexamined by DeGideo...
AUGUST 2, 2013
By Srianthi Perera
The Republic | azcentral.com
When Gilbert farmer Marvin Morrison went about his work overseeing his vast fields of cotton and alfalfa, he also nurtured the field of photography.
With his Pentax Zoom 105 Super, Morrison took pictures of the mundane — the irrigating fields, the cotton stomping, the bales of alfalfa being cut, grain silos being filled and myriad other farming scenes.
Those scenes have all but disappeared in today’s Gilbert of more than 220,000 residents. Most of those vast expanses have been turned into the Morrison Ranch master-planned community. But for a glimpse of the past, head to Art Intersection this month. On Saturday, the gallery and photographic arts space in downtown Gilbert opens “Revisiting the Photographs of Marvin Morrison,” an exhibition by artist/photographer Gina DeGideo built around historical pictures that were loaned by the Morrison family...
JUNE 30, 2013
By Mandy Zajac
When he was young, he rose before dawn to tackle chores on the farm. As the years wore on and he no longer had to do so much of the physical labor himself, he still started his day at 4 in the morning, getting farm business out of the way by 6 so he could get on with other important matters, like serving the school board, Rotary Club and Methodist Church. And through much of it, Marvin carried a camera.
You can see some of the images he captured in “Revisiting the Photographs of Marvin Morrison,” opening Aug. 3 at Art Intersection in Gilbert...