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South Boston Public Library to Highlight iPhone 6 Artwork of Award-winning Boston Photographer Nancy Katz during August 2016

Mothers' Rest at Sunset, Carson Beach, South Boston

Mothers' Rest at Sunset, Carson Beach, South Boston

BOSTON - July 25, 2016- PRLog -- The South Boston Public Library will spotlight the work of award-winning West Roxbury photographer Nancy Katz during the month of August. The theme of her work is titled "Water Around Us with a Painterly Eye". The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Ms. Katz's work may be viewed during normal library hours: Monday 12 p.m.- 8 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday 10 a.m.  6 p.m., Thursday 12 p.m.- 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m.  5.p.m.

Ms. Katz, originally from Dorchester, says, "Living once again in Boston after 35 years away, I am drawn to the ocean and all water. The city beaches are dramatically more attractive now. Other beaches, like Gloucester, Plum Island, Duxbury, Marshfield, Westport and more, are great for walking and shooting year 'round. Some are filled with memories while at others I create new ones through photographs, often using my iPhone 6 along with my Canon 5D Mark II.

"Through this smartphone photo exhibit, I want to show the painterly feelings water generates in me, and how I am able to express them photographically through the freedom of shooting with my iPhone 6 and editing with a mobile app."

In the exhibit, Ms. Katz includes a total of 24 images, all but one from Massachusetts, including several from South Boston and Dorchester Bay's scenic Carson Beach as well as Jamaica Pond, Nantasket Beach, Concord, Duxbury, Onset and more.

Ms. Katz, formerly President of ZaZaCreative, LLC, in Teaneck, NJ, is a graduate of Girls' Latin School of Dorchester, MA and Hebrew College of Newton, MA (formerly HTC of Brookline) and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology (Phi Beta Kappa) from the University of Massachusetts (Amherst) and a Master of Education Degree from Western Maryland College (now McDaniel College).

She studied Landscape Design at New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, NY. She has a background in residential interior design and has taught digital photography in Adult Education and darkroom photography in Boston, MA.

Ms. Katz has published many newspaper and magazine photo illustrated articles on a range of subjects. She is multilingual (English, Hebrew, American Sign Language, some French and Spanish). She is currently a volunteer and docent-in-training at The Vilna Shul, Boston Center for Jewish Culture in Boston, MA.

For further information on the 2016 Summer Art Exhibit, please call Francie Francis, Branch Librarian, South Boston Branch, 646 East Broadway, South Boston, MA, 02127, 617. 268.0180

See Ms. Katz's website:

Nancy Katz