Photography Exhibit at Downtown Gallery Examines Autism, Parenthood | Kent State University

Photography Exhibit at Downtown Gallery Examines Autism, Parenthood

From May 26 to July 4, the Kent State University School of Art’s Downtown Gallery (141 E. Main St., Kent, Ohio) will feature “Reframing the Real Good Looking Boy,” with photographs by Albert Reischuck, a faculty member in art history. The exhibit, subtitled “Images on Raising an Autistic Child,” is free and open to the public.

The collection consists of photographs of Reischuck’s son, Alec, including ones that Reischuck may have been hesitant to share in the past. “I usually edit out the pictures that clearly reveal his autism before posting anything for friends and family to see on social media,” Reischuck explains.  “The ‘reframing’ refers to my attempts to include many sides of Alec that I had previously chosen to edit from the visual narratives of our lives and his.”

Gallery hours are Monday - Wednesday 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m., Friday 9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., and Sunday noon - 5 p.m.

Media Contact: Anderson Turner, director of galleries, haturner@kent.edu, 330-672-1369 (office)

"Waiting for the Summer School Bus" by Albert Reischuck

Image: "Waiting for the Summer School Bus" by Albert Reischuck