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Hartnell College Gallery Features Photographic Exhibit on Farm Workers of Salinas Valley

November 27, 2003

"Pastures of Plenty," a photographic exhibit spotlighting the farms workers of the Salinas Valley, is presently on view through Dec. 18 at the Hartnell College Gallery.

The photographs, taken over a period of the last three years, are by Jim Kasson, a lifelong photographer and retired electrical/engineering manager from Silicon Valley who lives in Carmel Valley.

The gallery is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and is located in Hartnell's Visual Arts Building, which has an entrance in Alisal Street.

The exhibit is free and open to the public.

In his photographs, Kasson utilizes conventional color negative film and digital photography techniques.

His photographs have been displayed by the Friends of Photography, the Society for Contemporary Photography, the Maryland Federation of Art, and the Center for Photographic Arts.

Kasson is also a diver with a preference for the South Pacific; his underwater photographs can be found at www.kasson.com.

For more information on the Hartnell exhibit, call the gallery at (831) 755-6791.