American Realism

a solo exhibition by Eric Schaeffer @ dvaa

Exhibition Runs: September 28th - September 30th, 2018


public Opening Reception:

Friday, September 28th, 5-7pm

About the exhibition:

Inspired by artists from Edward Hopper to Richard Estes and William Eggleston. These photos depict scenes of urban America. Particularly old city Philadelphia and other cities in the Northeast. Often the photos are taken in the afternoon. An homage to the lighting in Hopper’s work and a comment on America’s aging cities.

About the Artist:

Eric Schaeffer is both a photographer and a theatrical set designer. His resume reveals extensive experience at various theatres throughout the region, including but not limited to People’s Light and Theatre Company, Temple University, Villanova University, Hangar Theatre, Walnut Street Theatre, and the Delaware Theatre Company, among others. As a photographer, he has shown his work in various Philadelphia based art galleries and organizations, including but not limited to multiple universities, DVAA, Jed Williams Gallery, The Plastic Club, Works on Paper gallery, Olo Gallery, and 3rd Street Gallery. Eric has photographs in many private collections, lives in Delaware, and works in the greater Philadelphia region.