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Alabama Center for the Arts holds a photography exhibition (Source: www.athens.edu) Alabama Center for the Arts holds a photography exhibition (Source: www.athens.edu)
ATHENS, AL (WAFF) -

The Alabama Center for the Arts will present Soloman's House, a photography exhibit by Alabama artist Sarah Cusimano Miles, from July 10 to August 28. 

The exhibit will be held in the center's main gallery at 133 2nd Ave. in Decatur. 

There will be a reception on Thursday, Aug. 21 at 5:30 p.m. There will be an artist lecture at 6 p.m. The reception is open and free to the public. 

Miles is a native of Gadsden, Alabama where she is an exhibitng artist, photographer and educator. Her work has been published and exhibited in venues nationally and internationally from the Alabama Museum of Natural History to the Borges Cultural Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 

Miles has received awards from the National Society for Photographic Education, the Center for Fine Art Photography, the Worldwide Photography Gala and PhotoNOLA. In 2012, she was named to the Top 50 in Critical Mass from Photolucida. 

Miles teaches at Jacksonville State University where she has helped with the transition from a traditional film-based photography program to a digital-based program. 

She has a BFA from Jacksonville State and a BS in Psychology and MFA in Photography from the University of Alabama. 

The title, Solomon's House, references a work by Francis Bacon published in 1627 called The New Atlantis. 

The Alabama Center for the Arts is a collaborative project between Athens State University and Calhoun Community College. 

The gallery is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to noon. 

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