Sylvia Davies – Cork & Bean 2020

Individual Exhibit

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Title: Sylvia Davies The Swirl of Life

Cork and Bean Café
382 George St N
Phone 705-742-0144

Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Monday-Tuesday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday through Saturday: 8:00am - 11:00pm

Sylvia Davies


Artist Statement
“The Swirl of Life” exhibition merges my love of photography with my love of the written word. To me each photograph tells a story, which compels me to combine the images with words as I have in this show. This exhibit combines photographed images with photographed poems that I produce on my Instagram account @s.r.d.poetry. It is an exploration of combining an external photographic image with the internal dialogue of poetry, connecting the mood of a poem with a photograph. The images are from a variety of locations including Jackson Park right here in Peterborough, Cobourg, the Kawarthas, Manitoba, Ireland and Italy.

Sylvia is an artist based in Peterborough. For her all art emotes a story. Growing up in Saskatchewan gave Sylvia a love for the raw beauty of both the land and human interaction with geography. Her many years living in the beauty of the Kawarthas has also inspired her narratives.

It was her high school English teacher who first introduced her to the beauty of photography. Photography was his hobby. He took a group of students and taught them

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