Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Santa Fe © Sean Weaver
Photography by Sean Weaver and Paul F. Moloney in â€˜Wandering Lens’ Exhibit at Ray Drew Gallery
The photography of Sean Weaver and Paul F. Moloney is featured in the â€˜Wandering Lens’ exhibit at the New Mexico Highlands University Ray Drew Gallery that opens with an artists’ reception Jan. 18 from 5 — 7 p.m.
The Ray Drew Gallery is in the university’s Donnelly Library at 802 National Ave. The photography exhibit continues through Feb. 17.
Moloney is an internationally known award-winning photojournalist. He has had a distinguished career spanning more than 50 years at the Greeley Tribune in Greeley, Colo. He also taught photography at the Colorado Institute of Art and photojournalism at the University of Colorado-Boulder.
Moloney was born and raised in the San Luis Valley of Colorado. His first of three photography books is Images of the Valley, featuring the people, landscape and nature of the San Luis Valley. His most recent book, Friends and Celebrities, highlights his years in photojournalism.
“For more than 20 years, Paul has been a great inspiration to me,” Weaver said. “His photographs speak of a love for life and a deep appreciation for all types of people. I’m truly blessed to have such a mentor and feel humbled to show my work with a true master of the medium.”
Weaver studied with Moloney when he was a student at the Colorado Institute of Art. Weaver is also an award-winning photographer whose work has been published in several magazines, including the National Geographic Traveler. He published two arts magazines in Colorado before working as a staff writer and photographer for the Valley Courier in Alamosa, Colo.
Weaver, a native of New Mexico, lives in Las Vegas and is the director of the Office of University Relations at Highlands University.