will open October 2018
in Muscatine Iowa
Our new home. We are renovating a old building built in 1864, downtown Muscatine, just one block from the Mississippi River. This building was originally owned by the Hampe Brothers for their Harness and saddlery shop. Over the years this building became home for a printing shop, a restaurant, abstract office and law offices and now will become will become home for Gallery369. We are expecting over 1,000 square feet of open space for the public to view and buy Art from various photographers and artist.
Grand Opening: We are anticipating our Grand Opening to be in October, 2018. Please keep checking back for more details for you will not want to miss this.
Mission: To showcase Photographs and Fine Art that seek to reveal the unique beauty of God’s creative attributes through light.
Our Goal: At Gallery369 we will display Photographs and Fine Art by local artists that accentuate light, the intrinsic qualities and character of God.
At Gallery369 we see two competing forces in life, light and darkness. Light gives us the ability to see what is. Light illuminates. Darkness is the absence of light so by it’s very nature, hides what is. Without light, there is darkness. Therefore it is our intent at Gallery369 to showcase Art that accentuates light.
The Bible tells us, God is light and in Him there is no darkness. We cannot see God but His attributes are clearly visible in what we do see. Photographs and Fine Art that accentuate light, help us see these attributes of God and often times allow us to see things we may not have seen or understood before.
About Gallery369: Marc began taking photographs in High School. The challenge was to capture a scene with the camera and develop a print so others can see and appreciate what he saw. Marc came to realize that the quality of each photograph was a direct result of two principle issues, 1) the quality of light being reflected upon the scene and 2) the composition or the position in which a person or artist is viewing a scene. Marc’s passion is “Fine Art Photography” helping people see more clearly what is. Fine Art Photography may be defined as:
“Fine Art Photography is capturing a moment in time and space
as seen by the photographer and displayed for others to see”.
Gallery369 was founded out of a dream to showcase Photographs and Fine Art by local artists that will endeavor to accentuate light to illuminate the creative hand of God in our world. Our Name: “Gallery369” is a bit unusual for a name and so is it’s origin:
“You’re a fountain of cascading light,
and you open our eyes to light.”
(Psa. 36:9 - Msg.)