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Thursday, October 12, 2017

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2017 St Louis Camera Club  - Rita Chu

A Photographic Journey into Abstract Forms

Rita Chu is an amateur photographer honing her skills since 2008 when she bought her first DLSR.  Although Rita is drawn to raw and remote landscapes, she also appreciates creature comforts such as air conditioning, heat, and espressos. The process of making a picture serves as an outer expression for Rita’s inner monitoring.  Rita feels fortunate to have stumbled across photography and the different faces and places the experiences have brought to her life.

Rita possess dedication, persistence, and an ability to see things differently.  Her photographic education comes from workshops, mentorships, and personal experimentation.

Selected Solo Exhibits

  Iceland Journeys, The Gallery at the University City Library, St. Louis, MO, May ‘16

  Asian Heritage Month, Enterprise Bank, St. Louis, MO, May ‘15

Selected Group Exhibits

  Missouri Immigrant Experience: Faces and Places

 German-American Heritage Museum, Washington DC, May 2017

 Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, MO, Nov ‘14

  International Photography Collaborative: China, Missouri Botanical Gardens, St. Louis, MO, Mar ‘15

  Silence and Noise, Art St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, Apr ‘15

  The South Island Exposed:  Images of New Zealand, Chesterfield Arts, Chesterfield, MO, May ‘13

  Colors of Venice, Chesterfield Arts, Chesterfield, MO, Sep ‘11

Selected Presentations

 Nanjing:  An American Experience, International Photography Hall of Fame, St. Louis, MO, Jan ‘15

Curatorial Projects

  Threads of Immigration, Old North Community Center, St. Louis, MO, Nov ‘16 (forthcoming)

Recognitions/Awards

 “International Photography Collaborative:  China”, International Photography Hall of Fame, May ‘15

  1 of 10 photographers selected to participate in a photographic collaboration with Nanjing, China.

? “Quiet Time”, Blue Ribbon Chesterfield Arts, Sep 2011



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