Hank Young: People + Places

(Kansas City, MO –August 2, 2017)   The Box Gallery (1000 Walnut St.) will host an art exhibit entitledHank Young: People + Places.”

The exhibit opens on First Friday, August 4th and will be on display through September 22nd.   The public is invited to a free reception to celebrate the exhibit from 11:30-1:00, Aug. 4th.

Hank Young is a Kansas City native whose photographic journey is in its fifth decade.  For most of those years, Young’s photography served the corporate, advertising and editorial community, including 42 years in professional and college athletics.  This exhibit will feature both his past work, and a new chapter of photography inspired by ordinary people and the extraordinary places they inhabit.

About Hank Young

Hank’s photos have been published internationally in a wide range of magazines: Time, Newsweek, People, Cosmopolitan, Sports Illustrated, Golf Digest, Forbes and Fortune. His work also has appeared in the pages of the London Times, New York Times, Los Angeles Times and Washington Post.  He helped create corporate reports and advertising projects for numerous Fortune 500 companies such as AT&T, Sprint, Southwestern Bell, PepsiCo and Northwest Airlines. His work in sports has taken him to the Olympic Games, World Series, World Cup, Indy 500, Super Bowls, NFL games in Germany, Japan and Mexico, along with NCAA championships. Game Face, a collection of portraits from his more than 30 seasons as team photographer of the Kansas City Chiefs was published in conjunction with the Stowers Institute for Medical Research in 2001.  A Kansas City native, he attended Maur Hill School in Atchison and then the University of Kansas, where he earned an undergraduate degree in political science and a graduate degree with honors in journalism.

About The Box Gallery

The Box Gallery is 830 square feet of space designed for exhibitions by local artists, collectors, and arts organizations.  Underwritten by Commerce Bank, the gallery’s mission is to serve a Downtown audience of residents, workers and visitors, with creative cultural art and history exhibitions that will enliven, enlighten and engage.  The gallery is open to the public Monday-Friday 8:00am- 8:00pm.  Free parking validation is available at the security office.

For more information contact:  Robin Trafton, director

The Box Gallery, Commerce Bank Building, 1000 Walnut Street, Suite 211


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