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Civera Gallery

The Civera Gallery, made possible through the generosity of Ed and Judy Civera, is on the second floor of the University Academic Building and features work by NDMU Art students and alumnae. It is run by the Student Art Society (SAS).

Portraits from a Bulgarian Village
Michela Caudill

Artist’s Reception Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 4:30 to 7:30 pm

In conjunction with WOW-Women of the World Festival, Caudill’s photographs present an intimate portrait of the women who live in Bunovo, a small Moslem village in the Rhodlope Mountains of Bulgaria. Her photographs illustrate the ways in which Moslem customs are perpetuated by the older women of the village, in marked contrast to younger generations. The images center upon the lives of the women who both maintain the ties of family and function as the emotional heart of the family, and indeed of the village itself.

About the Artist
Michela Caudill received her MFA from Maryland Institute College of Art and holds a PhD in European Cultural History from University of Cambridge. Dr. Caudill is a photographer whose work is grounded in the traditions of photographers such as Walker Evans and Julia Margaret Cameron. She has exhibited widely and her photographs are in private collections as well as the permanent collection of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture, and the Albin Kuhn Gallery at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County

On campus and street parking is free but limited during WOW. Off-Site parking and shuttle service is available October 8 at Poly Western High School, 600 Falls Road Baltimore, MD 21209.