The Center for the Arts presents Stories from Ghana, a photography and writing exhibition by Olivia Johansen as a part of The Center OnTheGo Series. Johansen is a professional photographer born and raised in Nevada County. She recently returned from serving in the Peace Corps in Ghana where she primarily worked with rural cashew farmers and local junior high school students. During her service, she photographed the people who she worked and lived with. Each photograph comes with an accompanying story that shares aspect of the culture from her perspective. Through these images and stories, Olivia aims to show the complexities of Ghanaian culture. A percentage of all profits from this exhibition will go towards supporting Peace Corps Volunteer projects in Ghana.
WHO: The Center for the Arts presents
WHAT: Stories from Ghana
Photography & Writing by Olivia Johansen
WHERE: The Plaza Gallery, The Center OnTheGo!
998 Plaza Drive, Grass Valley, CA 95945
WHEN: Exhibition | February 9th – March 8th
Artist Reception | February 9th | 3pm-5pm
The Plaza Gallery | 998 Plaza Drive
Hours | Tuesday – Friday | Noon-5pm