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SAC & the Inside-OUT Gallery featured artist, Sudi Chakravarthy

SAC & the Inside-OUT Gallery featured artist, Sudi Chakravarthy

1 Davis Square, Somerville

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"A good photograph is one that communicates a fact, touches the heart and leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it...." - Irving Penn


Photography is a way to connect and share an experience-- it tells a story. Whether it is in an urban marketplace or pastoral landscape, the artistic lens has the capacity to capture the true essence of humanity. Even in the subtlest of moments, one simple click of the shutter can encapsulate the heart and soul of a people.


In this current Inside-OUT exhibit, photographer, Sudi Chakravathy explores these themes. It is a collection that not only an exploration of emotive content, but visual passport for the viewer that gives a closer glimpse to a community’s character.

Sudi Chakravarthy
Artist statement
Photography for me is a way to share ephemeral moments as I witness without words. I hope to convey the mood, mania, or majesty through emotive content. My work depicts nature, humanity, and history in color, composition, and texture – while emphasizing the subtle and the undercurrent.
I use black and white compositions to explore harmony of shape, structure, and expression; and color imagery to reflect life, luster, and emotion. Print media like a book's cover, is often deliberately chosen to complement the images theme.
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About the Inside-Out Gallery

Initiated in 2009, The Inside-Out Gallery is located in the CVS Window in Davis Square, a unique space that allows the public to view an eclectic array of works from artists and local organizations each month. The mission of the Somerville Arts Council is to cultivate and celebrate the creative expressions of the Somerville community. Through innovative collaborations and quality programming we work to make the arts an integral part of life reflective of our diverse city.