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The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit “My Human and I” Featuring Photographs by Yaprak Soysal

Date Posted: Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
Categories:  Department of State New Castle County News The Arts

SPCA Dog Coco, Photograph, Yaprak Soysal

SPCA Dog Coco, Photograph, Yaprak Soysal

Delaware Division of the ArtsThe Delaware Division of the Arts Mezzanine Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of work by Yaprak Soysal during the month of May. My Human and I will be on view from May 6 – 27 with an opening reception on Friday, May 6 from 5 – 7 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public and Ms. Soysal will be in attendance to discuss her work

Ms. Soysal attributes her interest in street and documentary photography to her fascination with life, people, and stories. Her photographs in My Human and I document dogs with people in a variety of situations from affectionate moments with owners to action shots of dogs working with police trainers. Ms. Soysal earned an Honorable Mention from the Delaware Division of the Arts for the Individual Artist Fellowship program in 2015.

The Mezzanine Gallery is located in the Carvel State Office Building, 820 N. French Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 and open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Learn more about Yaprak Soysal with our YouTube Meet the Artist video series.

About the Delaware Division of the Arts
The Delaware Division of the Arts is an agency of the State of Delaware. Together with its advisory body, the Delaware State Arts Council, the Division administers grants and programs that support arts programming, educate the public, increase awareness of the arts, and integrate the arts into all facets of Delaware life. Funding for Division programs is provided by annual appropriations from the Delaware General Assembly and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. For more information about the Delaware Division of the Arts, visit artsdel.org or call 302-577-8278.

Contact: Leeann Wallett, Program Officer, Communications and Marketing
302-577-8280, leeann.wallett@state.de.us

The Delaware Division of the Arts, a branch of the Delaware Department of State, is dedicated to cultivating and supporting the arts to enhance the quality of life for all Delawareans. Together with its advisory body, the Delaware State Arts Council, the Division administers grants and programs that support arts programming, educate the public, increase awareness of the arts, and integrate the arts into all facets of Delaware life. For more information about the Delaware Division of the Arts, visit arts.delaware.gov or call 302-577-8278.

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