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Tom Saknit’s Redacted PhotographyTM Inspires Us To Question Memory

Sep 1, 2021 @ 11:00 am - Sep 30, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

For the month of September Gallery North, Edmonds is pleased to host the return of Tom Saknit’s Redacted PhotographyTM. Presenting 27 pieces from his new suite “On The Waterfront: Three Cities, One Vision” Tom takes us through three favorites, New York, San Francisco and Seattle. His unique approach to visual storytelling captures the attention with a look of pen and ink illustration then, through the use of negative space, challenges perceptions of memory. His love of artwork in the process of creation (the developmental arc between blank canvas and completion) guided his creation of Redacted PhotographyTM. Those who reflect on Tom’s images will also see the work as a reference to memory and memory loss, allowing his work to be at once excitingly interactive and thoughtfully meditative.
Says Tom, “I’ve always been intrigued by the inaccuracy of memory and how mere impressions in my memory are vivid expressions in yours. I’m surprised by a recollection of an event decades past, otherwise long forgotten, suddenly brightly illuminated. This work is an expression of my impression of memory, at once both a tattered gossamer fabric and a tangled skein.”
A lifelong photographer and digital cinematographer, imagery has been Tom’s passion for forty plus years. Tom’s work can also be seen perpetually at Port Townsend Gallery, and A/NT Gallery, Seattle. For further information about Tom’s work, please visit his web site or find him on Instagram @tomsaknit.
Due to COVID restrictions, there will be no formal reception with refreshments, however Gallery North will be open until 8 pm on the third Thursday (September 16) Edmonds Art Walk, at which you may meet the artists.
About Gallery North: In continuous operation for 60 years, Gallery North is one of the longest running artists’ cooperative galleries in the nation. It continues its mission to promote and sell local art in the heart of beautiful downtown Edmonds. Located at 401 Main Street, Edmonds, Washington, Gallery North is open seven days a week, 11-5. For further information, please visit the Galley North website at, or contact Gallery North at 425-774-0946


Sep 1, 2021 @ 11:00 am
Sep 30, 2021 @ 5:00 pm


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