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Photographic Patterns

Artist Profile: Konrad Perlman

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"Drain Pipe and Column"

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"Windows and Awnings"

This month at the Vienna Art Center, Konrad Perlman is the primary featured artist; his photographs hang on the back wall. Drawing their influence from the world around him, his photographs showcase architectural patterns. There will be an opening reception for the October exhibits Saturday, Oct. 6, 4-6 p.m. Perlman’s photographs will be on display through Oct. 27 at the center, 115 Pleasant St. NW, Vienna; the gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Visit www.viennaartssociety.org or www.konradperlmanphotographer.com.

<cl>Where are you from originally? New York City

Where are you living now? Washington D.C.

Who are your major artistic influences? Graphic Design, architecture, Charles Scheoler, Ed Weston and Andre Kertez

Any local community influences in your work? No

Other influences? Everything with pattern, color, abstraction, things unseen

What do you do when you aren't working on your art? Write graduate school curricula

When did you first get inspired to create art? 1958

Did you always know that you wanted to be an artist? No

Where do you do most of your work? Everywhere. I carry a camera most of the time.

What do you listen to when you work? Music

Is it reflected in the work you create? No

Favorite medium to use and why? Digital Photography

What would you consider the theme of the exhibit? Patterns, things unseen, the graphics of color, material and objects

What of you hope viewers get out of the show? People to become familiar with and inspired by my work

Do you have a favorite piece in the exhibit? No