Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Portrait Project at River Arts in Morrisville

River Arts is pleased to present Home Share Now - The Portrait Project, in the Common Space Gallery at the River Arts Center in Morrisville, VT,  August 16 - September 7.  There will be an opening reception Thursday, August 16, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Home Share Now commissioned The Portrait Project to tell the stories of home sharing throughout central Vermont. In these images, photographer John Lazenby answers the question What does home sharing look like?
Home Share Now’s mission is to help central Vermonters develop successful home shares in order to create affordable housing options with positive community and environmental impacts.

John Lazenby is a former managing editor of Vermont Life magazine and a photojournalist whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Vermont Life, and Country Journal, among other publications. In addition to his work for Home Share Now he has recently been helping the Vermont Community Foundation document relief efforts in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene. His black and white images of the Susquehanna River Valley have been exhibited at the Pennsylvania State University and the Pennsylvania State Museum. He lives with his family in Montpelier.  More information is available at

The Common Space Gallery is located at the River Arts Center, 74 Pleasant Street in Morrisville, VT.  Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 10:00a.m.-2:00p.m.  For off hours, please call River Arts: 802-888-1261.  Admission is free. For more information, call or visit their website at