In October, I launched the website for my latest photojournalism endeavor, Project Hands. Many of the stories come from guests of the Rescue Mission, a comprehensive homeless shelter in Roanoke. Check it out at StoriesWeHold.com.
Here are all the details:
1. Come to opening night! May 15, from 6-8 p.m., at the Rescue Mission's 2nd Helpings Gallery. Swing by the show, titled "The Stories We Hold," for food, live music and possibly to hear some Project Hands interviewees read their stories. I'm so excited to share this project with the community, and I hope you'll spread the word!
2. Purchase the book. About a month ago, I started designing a keepsake book featuring the most poignant stories and photos from my evenings at the Rescue Mission. I can't wait to see these memorable perspectives in print and hold them in my hands. If you're interested in taking home a copy, please stop by opening night!
3. Meet my sponsor. It's rare to work for a company that supports its employees' outside-of-work endeavors. But when I came to my supervisors at Magnets USA, they were more than happy to sponsor my show. Not only will all flyers and posters come from their presses, but they're also printing and assembling the canvases for my photos.