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Image by Wright Schickli Selected by The Chateau Gallery

Ken Fowkes | Published on 8/27/2023
Swept Away, a captivating image by PACC member Wright Schickli, was selected by The Chateau Gallery for inclusion in its Lost and Found online-only monthly exhibition. 

Lost and Found is an is an international juried group exhibition exploring the concept of abandoned, lost, or forgotten people, places, and things. In creative parlance, a found object is an item lost by its owner and rediscovered by chance or circumstance by another. The found object is typically granted significance in the mind's eye of the finder if they determine the relic to hold intrinsic value or symbolic qualities.

The Jurors were the Directors of the Chateau Gallery.

The on-line only exhibition will take place September 1, 2023 through October 1, 2023, and honors will be announced during the exhibition. The online exhibition of these wide-ranging images may be seen beginning September 1 by clicking on the following link and then selecting the Lost and Found exhibit button at

About Swept Away, Wright says:
I captured this image a couple days after I snapped my iPhone color image that recently was accepted for Praxis Gallery’s The Found Object exhibit. I went back with my color Leica for some more photos and converted this one, my favorite, to B&W. I see many symbolic things in the shadows and texture of the creek, perhaps a Genie popping out of the mouth of a large sea creature with a girl’s bicycle that had been swept away? I see the shadows, face and hair of the Genie, or perhaps that is the spirit of the girl whose bike was swept away?
Swept Away

Set in the heart of Louisville, Kentucky’s Historic Old Louisville Historic Preservation District, The Chateau Gallery is a contemporary hybrid art gallery with a narrative as captivating as the artwork housed within its walls. The building's unique Chateauesque Victorian architecture lends credence to the gallery's name, known informally as “The Chateau.”


The Chateau Gallery:
  1230 South 3rd Street
  Louisville, Kentucky 40203

Lost and Found Exhibition:
  September 1, 2023 to October 1, 2023 (during the exhibition time window, click on Lost and Found)