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AUTO GLASS by Erica Martin
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Erica Martin says, "I grew up in the American West.  Mostly in Los Angeles, which sometimes puts a glossy veneer on the American Dream.  On family vacations, we would get in the car or the camper on my Grandpa’s truck, and drive to the wilder places.  Long highways leading to small towns, and vast vistas.  Places where churches and strip clubs exist on the same block, where one can buy homemade ice cream, assault weapons, knitting supplies or taxidermy all at the local drugstore.  Or where, looking the other direction, the untamed view takes ones breath away.  Many of the places I have photographed are changing rapidly, making way for high rises, strip malls, and box stores.

There is something quintessentially American about the big highways and lonesome winds, the strange glimpses of the selling of dreams, of momentary pleasures and necessities, the fortune tellers and coffee shops, the sacred next to the profane.  America is struggling at the moment, about which way to go, which side to choose, which road to follow.  The divides of race, gender, class, and tribe are ever more clearly drawn. With images of my hometown, and the roads leading out from it to the horizon, I am attempting to navigate the wilderness."

Erica photographs people in their surroundings, their rituals and the manifestations of their interior lives.  Her work concerns recurring themes of identity, transformation, and the paradox of human existence condensed in a moment.  

Erica's work explores the inner lives of her subjects, and how they manifest who they are or would like to be.  She is interested in themes of identity, of growing up, of putting on or casting off masks.  She uses intimate portraits, along with prosaic places and things, to layer time, creating images that are mysterious yet immediate.

Exhibitions:

Fotofever, Building Bridges Gallery, Paris, France (2017)

Fabrik Projects Gallery, Los Angeles, CA California Rising (2017)

Perfect Exposure Gallery, Los Angeles, CA A Room of One's Own (2017)

Center for Fine Art, Fort Collins, COPhotography as Response (2017)

Darkroom Gallery, Vermont
The Face (Portraits) (2017)

The Onward Compe Competition, (2016)
Darkroom Gallery, Vermont

Seities and Selves (2015) - juried exhibition of self portraits from around the world.
PDN Magazine

FACES Competition Winner (2015), published online and in PDN Portrait Issue

Los Angeles Center of Photography
Visual Mixtape: New Photography (2014)

Street Photography from Los Angeles and around the World (2013)

Space 2531 Gallery, Los Angeles
The House Party Exhibition (Volume 1), 2013

Publications:

Superheroes, 2014

American Girls, 2013

Education:

The Los Angeles Center of Photography, Fine Art Certificate, 2015

The University of Chicago, the Law School, J.D., 1986

The International Center of Photography, New York, 1981 -1982

Amherst College, B.A. Geology, cum laude, 1981

Hampshire College, Photography Program with Jerome Liebling, 1980 - 1981


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BODY SHOP by Erika Martin
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ADULT CABARET by Erica Martin
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WONDER by Francis Sullivan
Honorable Mention
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Francis Sullivan lives in a tiny, round, rotating house atop a small mound of earth surrounded by large trees on the outskirts of Victoria, British Columbia. Having worked in commercial printing for over twenty years as a digital imaging specialist & pre-press technician, he now operates a small photographic business specializing in digital fine art printing and art reproduction services. 

Francis is a self-taught photographer with over 40 years active involvement in photographic arts. He currently has a particular interest in the modern landscape: his explorations of rural and urban vistas reflect the influence of our contemporary culture, and he seeks out signage and graffiti, abandoned and discarded objects, cast-offs and cultural artifacts in an attempt at capturing the beauty, conceits and excesses of our present-day world.

His photographs hang in numerous private collections, and he has exhibited his work in various galleries in both group and solo shows in Canada and the U.S.A.

www.francissullivanphoto.com
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CROW AND ICE by Francis Sullivan
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GOT JOY by Francis Sullivan
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MILKING by Gary Beeber
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Gary Beeber says, "Growing up, I loved the paintings of Edward Hopper and the photographs of Diane Arbus, Walker Evans and Eugene Atget. 

I started out as a painter. I painted little photo-realistic watercolors based on my photographs, but eventually stopped painting altogether and concentrated on photography. For many years I photographed architectural details and landscapes. Later on, after producing and directing three documentary films and Gotham Burlesque, an off-Broadway burlesque/variety show, I became interested in taking pictures of people. I am fascinated with people who live unconventional lives. 

These days I have again become interested in landscape."

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2017:  Personalities, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA
Personalities, Providence Center for Photographic Arts, Providence, RI

First Annual Members Exhibition, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, 
(curated by Brian Clamp) 


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS, 2017

Director’s Award: The Invisible Made Visible, Photoplace Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont, 
 (curated by Laurie Klein) 
The Creative Portrait, Los Angeles Center of Photography (curated by Ann Jastrab)
Photo Work, 2017, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY,  (curated by Isaac Diggs)
New Directions, 2017, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
  (curated by Ruth Erickson, Assoc. Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston)
black/white, A. Smith Gallery, Johnson City, Texas (curated by Elizabeth Avedon)
Portals, Photoplace Gallery (Online Gallery) Middlebury, VT (curated by Aline Smithson)

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BIG MOUTH by Gary Beeber
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BIRD HOUSE by Gary Beeber
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IN TROUBLE by Gary Beeber
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LITTLE RED TRAILER by Gary Beeber
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MEMORY MOTEL by Gary Beeber
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BREAST STOP by Harry Longstreet
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Harry Longstreet says of his work, "No one just takes up space. The human condition is an entire canvas of thoughts, emotions and reactions to circumstances.

In my photography I try to capture the truth about diverse people and how they live and reflect their respective spaces.

My subjects never know they’ve been photographed. I don’t set-up or pose any shot and never employ anything but available light."

Publications and Awards

Fusion Art “Faces & Figures”-Best in Show-2017
LA Photo Curator-“Senses Working Overtime”-First Place-2017
Allegany National Photography Competition-Second Place (Black & White)-2017
Washington State Juried Art Competition-First Place (Photography)-2017
Stories of Music Volume 2 –January 2017
LA Photo Curator-“Hometown”-Honorable Mention-December 2016
Emerald Art Center Autumn Exhibition-Bronze Medal-2016
Fusion Art “Colorful Abstractions”-Second Place-2016
Fusion Art “Cityscapes”-Second Place, Photography-2016
Merit Recognition Award in the 59th National Juried Art Show at the Maria V. Howard Art Center at the Imperial Centre- 2016
Creative Quarterly-100 Best Annual Edition 2015
Franke Tobey Jones Art Center-Third Place Photography-October 2015
Creative Quarterly 41-Winner Professional Photography-Winter Edition 2015
Creative Quarterly-100 Best Annual Edition -2014
Focus at the Delaplaine-Juried Exhibit-Third Place-November 2014
Art Ascent-Distinguished Artist-October 2014
Creative Quarterly 37-Winner-Professional Photography-Fall-Winter 2014
Best of Show-Annual Washington State Juried Art Competition-January 2014
Creative Quarterly33-Winner-Professional Photography-Winter Edition 2014
6th International Photographic Salon Varna-Gold FIAP Medal (Monochrome Photography)-June 2013
Howard Arts Center-Merit Award-June 2013
Associated Arts of Ocean Shores-Honorable Mention-April 2013
Baker Arts Center-Second Place/Photography-April 2012
Color Magazine-Single Image Merit Award-March 2012
Black & White Magazine-Single Image Merit Award-February 2012
CVG Show 2012-Third Place Photo/Digital Arts-January 2012
Kitsap 2012 Arts Festival-Best of Show-First Place Photography-July 2011
Baker Arts Center-Merit Award, Photography-April 2011
Creative Quarterly23 Winner-Professional Photography Summer 2011
“Arts in Harmony 2011” Merit Award-February 2011
Color Magazine Single Image Merit Award-February 2011
Women in Photography International-“Faces”-Honorable Mention September 2010
Kitsap Arts Festival First Place - Photography  July 2010
Creative Quarterly20 Runner Up - Professional Photography June 2010
Paducah Photo 2010 Third Place
Creative Quarterly19 Runner Up - Professional Photography March 2010
Dennis Dean Gallery First Place Category Winner March 2010
Black & White Magazine Single Image Merit Award February 2010
“Arts in Harmony 2010” Honorable Mention   February 2010
“Shades of Gray 5” Best of Show   November 2009
“The Baxter Foundation Era” Stanford School of Medicine 2009
“Waging Peace” Voices Education Project 2009
“Arts in Harmony 2009” Honorable Mention February 2009
Art Port Townsend Merit Award 2008
“Shades of  Grey 3” First Place May 2008
fotofoto gallery  Third Place May 2008
Oklahoma Art Guild Winner-Landscape/Wildlife March 2008
Lake Wales Arts Center “Sounds of Music” Second Place December 2007
Brand Library & Art Center “Brand 36” Lexus Award November 2007
“Camera Arts” January 2007
Art Association of Harrisburg  3rd Prize Photography May  2006
Larson Gallery National Photo Exhibition Portrait Award   April 2000

www.harrylongstreet.comhttp://www.harrylongstreet.com
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GAME ON by Harry Longstreet
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JUST TAKE ME HOME by Harry Longstreet
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ABRAHAM by Heather Williamson
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Heather Williamson says, "Hello, my name is Heather. It's been some years to be able to say my name and feel good about it.

Many lives I've lived and had to rid (in just this lifetime) and I've realized, my name can be very important. It can be the name associated with the ones who are forgotten, and it can be the name I go to when I have forgotten about myself. I began shooting film when I was 7 only to pick it back up again when I was 14, the year after my grandmother (who raised me) died. You see, photography is very important for me, it's the air I breathe. It allows me to feel something other than me, but it also allows me to see something that is me in everything. When I don't want to feel a certain way or if I'm not feeling at all, the subjects of my work provide me with courage, strength, empathy, and humility.

They help me continue and move on, giving me. It can be easier to keep going or look away, but what others ignore, I gravitate towards. Sometimes I'm the only one who can see "it" and most times, it's suffering. (Occasionally it's happiness and that's when I can get a bit envious) Either way, feelings are very valuable to me. They are like names, they are currency.  The shots were taken right after I felt like I was about to snap, die, "lose it" and fly... Away. Far away from this world, these ways, these laws and this pain. But somehow, someone or something appears and I'm saved. When I'm behind the camera, no one is aware of the pain in my mind and if anything, the pain gives way to understanding. 

I'm interested in the interesting, different, mad, beat up, worn out and weak. All this allows me to know what strength feels like and for that short amount of time behind the camera, I feel meaningful. But you know, just because someone looks or dresses a certain way, or even smiles, doesn't mean they aren't suffering. When I approach someone to shoot, some ask "What Do I Do?" My response to them is, "Whatever You Want." That moment or two, I see confused. Usually, people tell others what to do and many are more than willing to do as others say, but I want to see and show what you are...As is. I will wait, take one shot then walk (or drive) away. 

It's important for me not to tell you how to feel or what to think, but my name is the one who shares stories, hopefully making you interested. Interested in what it may be like for another and even me.  I want you to be interested and I'd like to continue being interested and... Interesting."

Growing up Native American (with Gypsy roots) under the politically active and watchful eye of her adoptive grandmother, Heather collected and redeemed many qualities while absorbing endless ways and points of view. After her grandmother's death, she found herself catapulted into emancipation at the age of 14. This would also be the year she dove deeper into film photography.

In 2003, Heather moved to Los Angeles which became her home for the next decade. In LA, she embraced madness via photography, music, film, and writing, while also working along-side others for commercials, music videos, indie films and photo shoots.  

Towards the end of 2012, she slowly found herself isolated, depleted and upon her return from Cuba, her passion for a creative life absorbed into a life barely alive.  "I found myself slowly isolated, not knowing where to go or who I was or was becoming. How does anyone know what to do when they see someone's face changing? So, I stopped everything. I stopped creating."  

In 2014, after multiple moves, suicide attempts and hospitalizations, Heather found herself in the California Desert where she would be in treatment for over a year. She learned while being there, the most valuable piece of currency is her name. A long drawn out dusty and dirt filled road lay ahead, but she didn't mind. She also realized, your name is just as valuable as hers.  

From 2015-Present she's back to her roots. She's shooting with the awareness, the subject of all her work is herself. No longer is anyone far from her, for she too is waiting in government lines, below poverty lines and trying to make sense of self and time. She has a blog for her writing, "The Recovering Life", a mixture of prose, lyric, epic, as well as opinion, magical realism and open letters about manipulation, gaslighting, race and disease. She is getting closer to solidifying a script that has been almost 10 years in the making and has written the first series of books for its prequel. She's also working on a series using American Flags for a voice as well as language depicted by using characters from other lives. She collaborates with a friend for music where she is the songwriter. She doesn't consider herself as singer, more of a Poetic Thug. One of her favorite things is to records sounds and make short films with a lot of help from creatures. She records herself and others too. She calls them, "Noisy Letters."    With these, she is embarking on installations showing (hearing) the effects one has when they reflect without being told.

Everything Heather uses to cope with "it all" seemingly helps until it doesn’t. When this happens, she remembers what it was like and what it's like now. It's not so much different, but instead of suppressing, she works on accepting and gets it on out. 
A statement from the artist: 

"It's not easy to open myself up and be vulnerable, but it's harder not to. I'm learning vulnerability is a gift. Sometimes I feel everything I live with is a curse, but in these moments where I am no longer "Me", I feel meaningful. I have a purpose. Some are no longer here to speak and some are not able nor willing to speak, but I'm here, so I will. We Must Speak About What's Killing Our Kind" 
Heather currently resides in the California Desert. She practices Zazen, enjoys Paul Bloom and is interested in human behavior, psychology, theology, linguistics, religion, past lives and current ones. 

Awards: 2014 Analogue Portrait Project Winner 

Publications: Genlux magazine 4.08.14  

Krop.com/aestheticthieves
  

 
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A FACE WITH A KNOWING SMILE by Heather Williamson
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BABY BIRD by Heather Williamson
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EAGLE ROCK by Janice Tieken
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Janice Tieken says, "Photography is still a 'stepchild' to some in the art world. Everyone has a camera and everyone it seems takes pictures or makes photographs. Some artists use a camera to get source material for other mediums. 

For me it has been for many years a 'pure' and valid art form in its own right. Otis didn't teach it in the early 70s and I'm glad since I was not swayed by the very rigid rules of the day back then. (except to feel out of the loop when I did not adhere, which I didn't)

I had my own rules and goals: composition, subject, emotional element, and for me especially the then-forbidden COLOR. I saw paintings through those lenses. Often it seemed, and still does seem, like dance. Split-second timing, balance, grace and a suggested story perhaps. I loved dance before I loved photography. 

Always Looking is like breathing. Finding treasure in the street, on the road, on the rug, in the yard or a face.

I had no illusions of fame or fortune from Art so carried on doing what appealed to me and what struck me as saying something, with visual means. I taught myself things to know about cameras and film. 

What I now know about Photoshop is pretty minimal and is all by experiment, trying things and looking for something that moves me. First with an image found and grounded in 'reality'. Creating paintings with dry means, on a screen. It is a candy store for the eye and mind. There is so much I still don't know. And alteration is now no longer illegitimate. An endless quest.

There is a camera always with me and the series I indulge in for my purposes change, with a few going quiet but not forgotten or lost, and a few that carry on due to life circumstances. The less mobile I am the more creative I must be to find something, wherever I am at any moment. Or try. 

One series is Drive-By, shooting from the moving car, and another passion of late is surreptitiously capturing moments in restaurants, crowds, events, anywhere. My goals never really change: composition, color (mostly), content, concern for life, share an emotion, suggest a story; never to hurt or embarrass. That one is tricky when capturing moments that include unwitting strangers. They are always safe with me, though.

Born in Providence, Rhode Island, I attended Brown University, received a BFA from Otis Art Institute 1974, an MA in psychology 1992 and maintain a California Marriage Family Therapist license, though on hiatus from that profession. I used art-making AS therapy with patients diagnosed with serious mental illness; creating art enhanced their self-esteem in those who very much need that support and respect. I published 2 recovery books via a HUD grant for earthquake survivors, “Homeward Bound”, and won a large FEMA grant to design and administer Project COPE, a unique program for disaster preparedness training. 

I was able to return to art full time in 2001. In 2003 I received the international Silver Prize for Art and Science of Color in Kyoto for my Orchid Requiem series, by a jury of prominent figures in science and art, including Nobel laureates. The wonderful and talented Jerry Burchfield (RIP) invited me to have a solo show at Cypress College in 2006 and I won a Durfee Grant to facilitate its development.

In 2013 I had a solo show of the Orchid Requiem series within the Bloom show at MOAH (Lancaster Museum of Art and History) My work has been shown in museums, galleries and educational institutions. While engaging in other mediums – drawing, painting, writing poetry and parodies – photography has always offered what still intrigues me. It can suggest a story and/or provide a painting through the lens. As images are of something that was there, there is a presumption of reality, albeit edited or altered.

I collected images I called Anomalies and Conundrums for the surprise one finds in the seemingly mundane. I am attracted to the illusory, surprising, or stark, as well as generally a mood of quiet or calm. 

Following Orchid Requiem I developed a group called Naked Lunch, derived from the contents and denizens of cobwebs, their portraits and tales told, digitally altered. Recent ongoing series are drawn from Nature: The TREES; The TIDES; ISLANDS. The elements of Time and its passing, life and its losses, are ever present. Drive-By’s, CONDOR DOLLY. More.

I recently self-published a book on Condor Dolly, ambassadress for the California Condor preservation efforts. It is in the archives of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.

An active participant in Micol Hebron's Gallery Tally project, shown at LACE in Los Angeles and internationally, I have produced 9 posters to date. As Finalist in the 7th Julia Margaret Cameron awards, two of my photographs were in the 2016 Berlin Foto Biennale and 5 are in the book. A fellow of the Black and White Spider Awards and International Color Awards my images are chosen yearly as nominees.

A new series of diptychs drawn primarily from Street Photography and Drive-by images align disparate elements that invite inquiry. I am never without a camera in hand, always looking, seeking that cluster of elements and compositions that catch my eye. My goal has been to produce images that are both aesthetically pleasing and emotionally affecting."

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FAIR WIND by Janice Tieken
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HEAR NOT SEE WHAT by Janice Tieken
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A LEAF AND A WRAPPER by Kate Carvellas
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Kate Carvellas says, "I photograph anything that I find to be uniquely beautiful.  Although often simply arranged, the balance of form and texture of my photographs has a very calming and quiet quality about them. There is something beautiful in the everydayness of them, highlighting minor details which most people wouldn't recognize and drawing ones attention to them.

In 2004, after almost a 20 year break from making art, I began creating two-dimensional thematic montages using imagery from various magazines and clip art sources. With further exploration I began to pursue a different direction, creating, original, three dimensional collages.  In 2007 I began exploring the creative world of mixed media and assemblage and fell in love with both of these media.

11 years ago my work was made entirely of borrowed images and objects.  Through the years, I slowly began leaving my own marks on the work.  Starting out with light pencil markings to more visible lines and shapes.  As my confidence grew, so did the strength of my marks and brush strokes.  While I am is still deeply enjoying creating assemblages out of found objects, I now create work made entirely from my own hand.  These painting, at first, sprang straight from my subconscious.  Lately, however, I have also been using my own photographs as the springboard for my abstract paintings.  Abstracting reality.
Most recently my ongoing journey of creative expression has led me to a new and unexpected place.  While I have loved photography since high school, and have been taking photographs almost every day for years, I have only just begun to exhibit and sell my photographs.  I love finding beauty in the world in unexpected places."

Exhibition History

Solo Exhibitions

•    In the Abstract - Paintings by Kate Carvellas
EklectoMania Gallery - 6152 York Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024
September 12th, 2015 - October 3rd, 2015

•    Assemblages and Paintings by Kate Carvellas
Creative Arts Group - 108 N. Baldwin Ave. Sierra Madre, CA 91024
May 1st, 2015 - June 3rd, 2015

•    Inside Out - Artwork by Kate Carvellas
Altadena Library District - 600 E. Mariposa Ave. Altadena, CA 91001
October 3rd, 2014 - October 29th, 2014

•    Fold Gallery Presents Hunter & Gatherer: The Artwork of Kate Carvellas
Fold Gallery - 453 South Spring Street, #M7 Los Angeles, CA 90013
March 25th, 2013 - May 5th, 2013

•    Kate Carvellas' Uniting Dissipations
Julie Montenegro State Farm - 5683 York Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90042
February 1st, 2013 - February 28th, 2013

•    Artwork by Kate Carvellas
Scissors Paper Rock Salon and Boutique - 1864 N. Allen Avenue Pasadena, CA 91104
September 9th, 2011 - September 23rd, 2011

•    Pieces of Me - An Exhibit of Assemblage, Collage & Mixed Media
Altadena Library District - 600 E. Mariposa Ave. Altadena, CA 91001
November 6th, 2010 - November 26th, 2010

•    Vroman's Art on the Stairwell
Vroman's Bookstore - 695 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91101
February 6th, 2009 – March 11th, 2009
    
•    Debut Art Exhibit – The Artwork of Kate Carvellas
The Coffee Gallery - 2029 N. Lake Ave. Altadena, CA 91001
June 21st, 2008 - July 21st, 2008

Group Exhibitions 

•    Wishlist 4.5
Gabba Gallery - 3126 Beverly Boulevard Los Angeles, California 90057
December 10th, 2016 - January 1st, 2017

•    Groundspace Project Holiday Art Show and Party!
Groundspace Project - 1427 E. 4th St. #4 Los Angeles, CA 90033
December 10th, 2016 - December 17th, 2016

•    Terra Firma
ArtShare L.A. - 801 East 4th Place, Los Angeles, CA 
October 1st, 2016 - October 15th, 2016

•    Raw Sugar No. 1
Fathom -  110 East 9th Street Suite CL002 Los Angeles, CA 90079
September 10th, 2016 - September 30th, 2016

•    Cratedigger: The Lost Art of Album Cover Art
Gabba Gallery - 3126 Beverly Boulevard Los Angeles, California 90057
August 20th, 2016 - September 10th, 2016

•    Groundswell 
Groundspace Project - 1427 E. 4th St. #4 Los Angeles, CA 90033
July 30th, 2016 - August 13th, 2016

•    Rooted and Rising
Fold Gallery - 453 South Spring Street, #M7 Los Angeles, CA 90013
June 4th, 2016 - June 18th, 2016

•    The Loft at Liz's Auction to Benefit HoldYou Foundation.
The Loft at Liz's
453 S. La Brea Ave Los Angeles, CA 90036
May 6th, 2016 - May 7th, 2016

•    SKYLINE
South Bay Contemporary - 401 South Mesa Street Third Floor San Pedro, California 90731
May 5th, 2016 - June 26th, 2016

•    I Art You
The Collective HQ - 3770 Selby Avenue Los Angeles, CA
March 9th, 2016 - March 9th, 2016

•    Co-Working / Co-Exhibiting
NextSpace - 9415 Culver Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232
March 9th, 2016 - March 9th, 2016

•    Groundspace Project's Holiday Art Show and Party!
Groundspace Project - 1427 E. 4th St. #4 Los Angeles, CA 90033
December 12th, 2015 - December 19th, 2015
Group Exhibitions (continued)

•    Art Makes Change
Bergamont Station – 2525 Michigan Ave, Santa Monica, CA
November 30th, 2015 - December 11th, 2015

•    FOUR STATES OF MATTER
Illuminoidal Arts - 340 E. 3rd St. Long Beach, California 90802
August 8th, 2015 - August 30th, 2015

•    Art Fusion - A Juried Show
Gallery H of Phantom Galleries LA - 12619 Hawthorne Blvd. Hawthorne, CA 90250
July 17th, 2015 - August 22nd, 2015

•    Some Assembly Required
SPACE Pomona - 250 West Second Street Pomona, CA 91766
June 13th, 2015 - July 1st, 2015

•    REASSEMBLED
Gallery McGinty - 869 E. Mariposa Street Altadena, California 91001
December 6th, 2014 - February 7th, 2015

•    The Eight by Eight Show
11:11 ACC Gallery - 18640 Ventura Blvd Tarzana, ca 91365
December 5th, 2014 - January 3rd, 2015

•    Fresh 
SOUTH BAY CONTEMPORARY (ZASK GALLERY) - The Loft Third Floor San Pedro, CA 90731
November 8th, 2014 - December 28th, 2014

•    The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability
Fold Gallery - 453 South Spring Street, #M7 Los Angeles, CA 90013
August 20th, 2014 - September 17th, 2014

•    I Art You: Create:Fixate Emerging Art Exhibit
Lot 613 - 613 Imperial Street Los Angeles, CA 90021
February 15th, 2014 - February 15th, 2014

•    Third Dimemsion: The Sculpture, Assemblage and 3-D Art of the Pasadena Society of Artists
Towns Burr Gallery - 3609 West Magnolia Blvd Burbank, CA 91505
August 3rd, 2013 - August 17th, 2013
    
•    11:11 A Creative Collective Presents Refuse to Destroy
Cella Gallery - 11135 Weddington St. #112 North Hollywood, CA 91601
March 30th, 2013 - April 5th, 2013


Gallery Affiliations:

Art Share-LA
GABBA Gallery
Fathom Gallery
South Bay Contemporary

Awards:

2014 - Received Best in Show 3rd place ribbon from Mat Gleason for the "FRESH" exhibit at Southbay Contemporary/Zask Gallery

2010 - Two pieces ("Process" and "Three") were chosen to be a part of The Central California Art Association & Mistlin Gallery's 57th Annual Spring Art Show.

2008 - Received Awards of Merit at the “53rd Bold Expressions International Art Exhibit” in Carmichael, California for “Will You Still Need Me” and "Through the Looking Grass”.

2007 - Received “Special Recognition” for "Fragmented" and "Life's Masquerade" from Upstream People Gallery’s “9th Annual Faces Online Art Exhibit”.

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BUSTED TAIL LIGHT by Kate Carvellas
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GHOSTS by Kate Carvellas
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CHENA LAKES by Kathryn Reichert
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Kathryn Reichert says of her work, "Often when I watch my kids play I wonder what it is that they will remember as they grow older. For me, as I’m sure for many others, memories come back in snippets of small details (they must have seemed so big at the time!), washes of color, and the ghost of a feeling on my skin. The dog days of summer are what I recall most: beaded sweat around my hairline, dirt etched in the lines of my hands and on my knees, the sounds of crickets and cicadas and the sun glaring down through the trees. I don’t always remember where I was or what I was doing, but I always remember the blades of grass sticking into my bare feet and the silhouettes of my brother and sister running and shouting alongside me. 

Now I live somewhere new: my husband and I chose to begin our family across the country. The winters are longer, the trees encased in ice and the aurora dancing across the sky nearly half of the year. At the height of summer, the sun hangs overhead nearly 24 hours a day. There are no crickets, but instead the incessant buzz of mosquitoes. But even in this new place and decades later, I see my son focused on the crunch of the snow and my daughter delighted at the dust she kicks up when stomping her feet in the dirt and a wave of nostalgia washes over me. Through time and place, these are the things we share."

Kathryn Reichert was born and raised in New Jersey. Her restlessness and love of adventure kept her traveling along the eastern seaboard whenever possible and she found she enjoyed photographing all of the moments along the way. She was stationed in Alaska as a soldier in the US Army and has remained since.

She returned to school in 2015 to pursue bachelor’s degrees in both business and the arts at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Her current projects utilize forced perspective and manipulation as a means of exploring imaginary places and "what-if" scenarios. She mainly shoots digital imagery but enjoys incorporating film and alternative processes into her workflow.

Exhibitions:

2017
•    Juried Exhibition- People & Winter. Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, Greece
•    Group Exhibition- Unnatural. Lenscratch, Online Exhibition
•    Juried Exhibition- Transformations. PA Center for Photography, Doylestown, PA
•    Juried Exhibition- No Big Heads. Hugh McPeck Gallery, Anchorage AK
•    Juried Exhibition- 64th Parallel. Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
•    Juried Exhibition- Other Worlds. Southeast Center for Photography, Greenville, SC
•    Juried Exhibition- The Face, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, VT
•    Group Exhibition- Summer Fun. Lenscratch, Online
•    Juried Exhibition- Alternative Reality. Float Photo Magazine. Online Exhibition
•    Group Exhibition- Senses Working Overtime. LA Photo Curator. Online Exhibition
•    Juried Exhibition- Still Point IX. Still Point Art Gallery. Online Exhibition
•    Spring 2017 Juried Student Art Show. UAF Art Gallery. Fairbanks, AK
•    Juried Exhibition- Convergence. Fairbanks Arts Association. Bear Gallery. Fairbanks AK
•    Juried Exhibition- -Scapes. PH21 Gallery. Budapest, Hungary
•    Group Exhibition- UP/RISE. Arctic Java, UAF. Fairbanks, AK
•    Juried Exhibition- "Singular/Signature." Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
•    Group Exhibition- Postcards to Alaska: Climate Change. International Gallery of Contemporary Art. Anchorage, AK
•    Group Exhibition- What Remains. LA Photo Curator. Online Exhibition
•    Invitational Exhibition- Fairbanks Arts Association, Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
•    Juried Exhibition- "Creatures, Real and Imagined." uBe Art. Berkley, CA
•    Juried Exhibition- "Le Paysage." Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, VT
•    Invitational Exhibition- "Exposed." Frozen Lenses, UAF Art Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
•    Group Exhibition- "Northern Portraiture." Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
•    Juried Exhibition- "Dreams." Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, VT

Publications:

•    The Hand: A Magazine for Reproduction-Based Art. Issue #18, Oct 2017.
•    ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal. Volume 27, Oct 2017.
•    “Travel and Discovery.” Light Leaked Magazine. August 2017.
•    ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal. Volume 25, June 2017.
•    Still Point Arts Quarterly. Issue #26, June 2017.
•    The Hand: A Magazine for Reproduction-Based Art. Issue #16, April 2017

Awards:

•    Honorable Mention, “No Big Heads.” Hugh McPeck Gallery, Anchorage, AK
•    Honorable Mention, “Certain Places.” LA Photo Curator, Online
•    Gold Artist, “Orange.” ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal
•    Best in Show, “Spring 2017 Juried Student Art Show.” UAF Art Gallery, Fairbanks, AK

Education:

•    University of Alaska Fairbanks, Bachelor of Fine Arts & Bachelor of Business Administration (expected 2019)


www.kathrynreichert.com
 
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THE MEMORY OF LIGHT by Kathryn Reichert
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A GIRL AND HER FAMILY VIETNAM 2017 by Ken Weingart
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Ken Weingart says, "The fine art photography that I am currently creating is focused on the obstacles and situations that people find themselves in.  I capture the essence of the denizens of California and the world— the locals, the visitors and the struggles they encounter. My main interest is shooting people and connecting them to life stories through journalistic style fine art photography.  I want to continue creating people oriented stories — both the non-fiction genre with political and social purpose — as well as staged i.e. “controlled” storytelling. I hope to branch out further in art with a storytelling process utilizing mixed media, collage, and video art — blending them all together with photography."

Ken Weingart has worked and lived in New York City, Los Angeles, Italy, and Spain. He has won numerous awards including being selected for the Communication Arts Photo Annual, and his editorial and advertising work has been widely published all over the world.  His client list has included French Vogue, Entertainment Weekly, and he has been pursing fine art photography for six years.  Ken’s Art and Photography Blog  features original in depth interviews of many of the world’s most important artists including: Roger Ballen, Gregory Crewdson, Joel Peter Witkin, Holly Andres, Thomas Demand, Alejandro Cartagena, Arne Svenson, Mark Seliger, Erwin Olaf, Martin Schoeller and more. The Blog has been syndicated in prestigious journals and sites such and Lenscratch, PetaPixel, Digital PhotoPro, and American Photo.


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2017 LAAA Gallery - solo show Motel Stories
2016 Los Angeles Art Association - The Foolish Game juried by Kurt Mueller, Director of David Kordansky Gallery
2016 LAAA Gallery -  VS - all-media exhibition
2014 Hatakeyama Gallery - Motion - LA Art Walk

PRESS/ INTERVIEWS:

•    2017 ARTOLIK MAGAZINE - TURKEY- Ken Weingart
•    2016 ZOE MAGAZINE – ITALY – Ken Weingart
•    Interview of Gregory Crewdson by Ken Weingart
•    Interview Tina Barney by Ken Weingart

www.weingartfineart.com
 
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FAMILY ON BIKE VIETNAM 2017 by Ken Weingart
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DIVIDED HOUSE by Laurinda Bedingfield
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Laurinda Bedingfield says, "I am a lifelong resident of the art community of Somerville, Massachusetts, USA just outside of Boston. 

The first  third of my life was about  drawing, painting and archaeology….the second third was about engineering/construction and now…my life has come full circle to the visual arts.  Since leaving the world of engineering 15 years ago, I have explored; printmaking, artists’ books, photography, encaustic, graphic design, mixed media, sculpture and in the past 3 years:  painting and collage.  

However, photography has been the one constant over my lifetime.  I began “shooting’ with a Pentax 35mm SLR in the seventies.  I have worked as a news photographer and done my share of dark room time. Now I enjoy the digital process as well as toy or “Lo-Fi” cameras.  I do not do much editing of my photos unless they become source material for some other construction.  I enjoy taking photographs that can stand on their own.  

Through both photography, painting and collage my work attempts to create compelling narratives. Each piece employs subtle humor and/or absurdity to some degree.  I had a playful attitude towards the work in this submission. When in a playful mood, I create a secure environment for myself to experiment.  I love to explore and push boundaries. “It’s just a game” opens a world of possibility. Crazy ideas do not seem so crazy anymore as I spot subject matter on my daily walks.  Lately I have been using my cell phone camera and a toy camera for my daily photo diary.    I like the surprises and mistakes that turn into magic in the images (if I am lucky).  That is the approach I have taken in creating these works that relate to the theme of “Vernacular”.  Excavating the ordinary elements of my environment brings them to light as extraordinary moments.  Those moments are all around us."

www.studio61online.com 
 
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LITTLE CREATURE by Laurinda Bedingfield
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RUSH HOUR by Laurinda Bedingfield
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READING BOWERY by Lawrence Schwartzwald
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Lawrence Schwartzwald says, "Back in the early ‘70’s, probably 1971 or 1972, I picked up a copy of Andre Kertesz’s ON READING, which was recently published, and I was impressed by and a bit envious of his black and white photographs of people in different cities around the world in the act of reading."

Kertesz was a native of Hungary (b.1894) but he also lived in Paris and New York where he created many of his images and he also travelled to photographed his subjects in Venice, Manila, Buenos Aires, etc. ON READING was published in ‘71, coincidentally the same year Diane Arbus (b.1923) took her own life at the age of 48. In 2001, my candid image of a book vendor, with a scandalous bit of derriere exposed reading one of his own books for sale beside a cardboard sign that read “ROMANCE BOOKS 1.00” on Columbus Avenue, ran large in The New York Post, making a minor sensation.

Soon after, The New York Observer ran a hilarious column about the image (“Wisecracking On Columbus Avenue” July 23, 2001) and since then I have continued to seek out the readers and to discretely photograph my subjects—mostly solitary and often incongruous, desperate or vulnerable—engaged in what seems to be a vanishing art—The Art of Reading. (abridged)"

Lawrence Schwartzwald’s images have appeared in the New York Times, the Times Literary Supplement, The New York Review of Books, and elsewhere. Some of the images in The Art of Reading first appeared in The New York Post, New York Magazine, and on Narratively.com, Slate.com, Newswhistle.com, DIY Photography.com, Transtierros.blogspot.com, and ElizabethAvedon.blogspot.com.

Born in the Bronx, Lawrence Schwartzwald currently lives and works in Manhattan. He has recently published a Zine, READING NEW YORK and FAMOUS POETS, a photo essay, printed by Oddi Press.

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READING MILBERRY by Lawrence Schwartzwald
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LONG ISLAND CITY by Lisa Gizara
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Lisa Gizara:

Social Media

Instagram Followers- 6,651
Face Book Friends - 3,540
 
Press
The Huffington Post, The Woman behind the Art Behind the Mad Men
Paste Magazine, Online E-zine
The Lowell Sun, Lowell, Massachusetts
The Westford Eagle, Westford, Massachusetts
KCRW, on-air interview
 
Sales & Collections­
Jennifer Lawrence, Academy Award Winning Actor
Large format photograph from The Others Series
 
Sean Cocchia, Executive Vice President, Disney Channels, Worldwide
Three photographs from The Others & Strange Beauty series
 
Bruce Dern,  Academy Award Winning Actor
One painting on canvas- “Autumn Blaze.”
 
Lawrence Shapiro, Former Art Commissioner, Santa Monica, CA
Photograph from the Surreal Escapes series
 
Museums
The Westford Museum, photos from Massachusetts State Arts Council grant
Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, photos from the Surreal Escape series shot on Martha’s Vineyard
 
Shows
 
• SFO Museum, Photographs San Francisco, CA - May - September 2017
• The C Gallery, Paintings, Los Alamos CA - July – September 2017
• The G2 Gallery, Photographs, Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice CA
 
•Art Pic, North Hollywood, CA
Ongoing sales &rentals to the film industry, work seen on Ray Donovan, Mad Men, Modern Family
 
•The Annenberg Space for Photography, Iris Nights, Digital Dark Room
The See.Me Collective, SOHO show in NYC & The Louvre show in Paris & Art Basel Miami
Pop Up Gallery, with the Grey Matter Artists Group, Venice, CA
 
Organizations
APA – American Photographic Artists, Los Angeles, CA
LACP- The Los Angeles Center for Photography- Formerly The Julia Dean Workshops
 
Charities
The Venice Artwalk Silent Auction, 4 years of sales
 
Events­­­
• Curator for May 2017, LA PHOTO CURATOR- “The Art of Timelessness”
• Second Place Winner for the LACP Fine Art Show curated by Crista Dix
• LACP, Portfolio Review, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica & The LACP, Instagram Take Over
 
 www.GizaraArts.com
 
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SWIM MOM by Lisa Gizara
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THE OBSERVER by Lisa Gizara
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AUSSIE PUB VERNACULAR by Lis Bailly
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Lis Bailly says, “I am an intuitive explorer of the natural world, exploring ways of seeing, finding something interesting in an everyday place.  My photography and fine art work share a strong sense of graphic space and abstraction, as well as visceral response to colour, light, texture. The rhythms and balance of the whole is what I look for – fully formed compositions, seen in passing, that have a presence that communicates that ‘everything is important’.”

Lis Bailly resides in Victoria, B.C., Canada where as an art director and graphic designer, her interests and experience cover a broad spectrum of design disciplines. Education includes a B.A. Fine Art from Guelph University and she is an Honorary Graduate of the Victoria College of Art.

She is now focussed on personal creative projects including photography, cyanotype and book design. Recent solo exhibitions include Beach Alchemy: New Cyanotypes at Art Atelier 54 (2015); Beyond Appearances & The Paper Series at Dales Gallery (2015); New Horizons at Luz Gallery (2011). Lis also curates ‘Artstrata’, an online art gallery featuring a creative community based on the West Coast of Canada.

www.lisbailly.com
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EVERYTHING MUST GO by Lis Bailly
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THIS IS THE PLACE by Lis Baillly
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MONEY MATTER by Magdeleine Ferru
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Magdeleine Ferru- JustMagd says, "Different style photographer, what i feel connects with what I have seen, what I have lived.... To live abroad, learning new languages, traditions, discovering other beliefs, religion, lifestyle....Witnessing other's life through the eye of my camera, bringing it into my travel photos.
I have observed and now i feel: getting it all out through collages and mises-en-scene. I explore those feelings as well as matter : the body, the identity and society, human nature, our environment, natural or urban...
Mix of portraits/nude and landscapes/travels (to the widest meaning), my photos are the result of my years of simply leaving with others, in a world constantly changing."

JustMagd- is a french photographer, who, after studying photography in Montréal in 2002, has been traveling and trying to discover as much of the world as she could for the past 10 years.
It is her exhibition "Tokyo dans mon Keitai" in Tokyo in 2009 (under the patronage of the French Ambassy) that makes her want to show more of her work. She, then gain self-confidence and obtain awards in different 
photo contest.

In 2010, she decided to go back to school to learn graphic design, and got into a 5 months program in Montauban. Learning website building basics was part of the course, but what really caught her interest was studying lay out, designing books or magazines. She did a 2 weeks internship at a design agency in Ibiza, and contributed as photographer/graphic designer to expat magazines in Seoul.

She attends a workshop "Traveling Photos" with Jacques Sierpinski in Toulouse, and "Family album" avec Alain Laboile in Aix en Provence, using each meeting, course, shops, etc...as a great opportunity to learn from experienced photographers.

Some of her projects are brought to life through hand-made unique books; MagD upcycles, makes, creates, mixing matter to her visual work.

www.justmagd.com 
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SMOKE IN STYLE by Magdeleine Ferru
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TIME GOES BY by Magdeleine Ferru
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DESTROY by Marie Durquet
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Marie Durquet says, "The photographs from the series “Skate Style” celebrate the individuality and creative expression of skateboarders at the Potrero Del Sol skate park in San Francisco. 

In 2008, when this skate park opened, people came from all over the Bay Area to enjoy it. I was drawn to the artistic aspects of the skateboarding culture- the clothes, the shoes, the art on the back of the boards, and I asked people if I could make portraits of them. Here is a glimpse of this little section of the Mission neighborhood in San Francisco- young and old, from all backgrounds, gathered together for fun."

Marie-Jose Durquet was born in the Basque region of France and received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and her BA in Studio Art from the University of California, Davis.  She was a Peace Corps volunteer, teaching Art in Botswana and has been on the photography faculty at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, the San Francisco Art Institute, The University of California Berkeley, and California State University, Hayward. 

She has participated in numerous exhibitions locally, nationally and internationally and has shown work at the Scott Nichols gallery and the Andrea Schwartz gallery, both in San Francisco.

Although photography is her primary medium, she has also completed multi-media and public art projects. Her photographs reflect various places where she has lived, and range in style from documentary to abstract and conceptual. One example is the project “Almost Gone,” color photographs based on sidewalk drawings by the artist, depicting endangered species in California. An interest in cultures and environments facing threats to their survival has led her to photograph in such places as Puerto Rico and Vieques. She has made several trips to the Carribean, in particular documenting Haitian art, artists, and architecture. In recent years, she has focused her lens on women in cities, and on architecture in Lisbon, Portugal. 

www.mariedurquet.com
 
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GROUNDED by Marie Durquet
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TORRES by Marie Durquet
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GAMEPLAY CHINATOWN by Mark Hannah
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Mark Hannah says, "I work with false color films, infrared films and vintage cameras. My inspirations are the painterly styles of impressionism, post impressionism and surrealism.  I'm interested in capturing the feeling of a time and place rather than a representation of truth."


SHOWS AND EXHIBITIONS:
    
2017
•    Art Through The Lens, Yeiser Gallery, KY
•    Pathways and Passages - Darkroom Gallery, VT
•    Cityscape -  Blank Wall Gallery, Athens Greece

2016
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•    In Stillness – Darkroom Gallery, VT
•    Chasing Ghosts - Verum Ultimum Gallery,  OR
•    PULP Showcase, FotoFilmic, Bowen Island, Canada
•    The Seven Seas Exhibition - Don't Take Pictures
•    ARTifact - Darkroom Gallery, VT
•    Changes -  Blank Wall Gallery, Athens Greece
•    Silicon Valley Open Studios - Redwood City, CA

2015
•    Ultra-Color Collection - Musee du Louvre
•    Silicon Valley Open Studios - Redwood City, CA
•    False Color  - San Jose, CA

2014
•    Long Strange Trip - Studio Bongiorno, Santa Clara, CA

2013
•    Creatives Rising, NYC 
•    The Story of the Creative, NYC

2012
•    Analog Life Expositie, The BAZtille, Netherlands, Touche Collective

AWARDS:

2017
Art Through The Lens, Yeiser Gallery, KY
Pathways and Passages - Darkroom Gallery, VT
Cityscape -  Blank Wall Gallery, Athens Greece

2016
In Stillness - Darkroom Gallery, VT
Chasing Ghosts - Verum Ultimum Gallery,  OR
PULP Showcase, FotoFilmic, Bowen Island, Canada
The Seven Seas Exhibition - Don't Take Pictures
ARTifact - Darkroom Gallery, VT
Changes -  Blank Wall Gallery, Athens Greece
Silicon Valley Open Studios - Redwood City, CA

2015
Ultra-Color Collection - Musee du Louvre
Silicon Valley Open Studios - Redwood City, CA
False Color  - San Jose, CA

2014
Long Strange Trip - Studio Bongiorno, Santa Clara, CA

2013
Creatives Rising, NYC 
The Story of the Creative, NYC

2012
Analog Life Expositie, The BAZtille, Netherlands, Touche Collective
Honarable Mention, Fine Art: International Photography Awards

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HIGHLAND FALCONESS by Mark Hannah
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BICYCLE REPAIR by Mark Kalan
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Mark Kalan says, "I’ve been trying to sort order from chaos for almost a half century and I’m still at it. Occasionally I succeed. Also, I like color."

b. 1954, N.Y.C., Graduate of Tappan Zee High School (1972), Orangeburg, NY, and Brooks Institute of Photography (1977) Diploma in Illustrative Advertising Photography and Color Technology , Santa Barbara CA. 

Apprenticed with Pete Turner and was studio manager to Rebecca Blake and later Palma Kolansky. An Apex, Nikon, Kodak, Scholastic Magazine, and Hasselblad Award winner. Mark currently lives with his wife of 34 years, in Jalisco, Mexico.

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BRUSH SELLER by Mark Kalan
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HECTOR Y MANUEL by Mark Kalan
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HOLLYWOOD HITS by Mark Levinson
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Mark Levinson says, "I love to search out odd and curious aspects of commonplace scenes that normally go unnoticed.  

Some of them are just odd or overlooked fragments of our surroundings.  Some are unexpected juxtapositions that appear to me, often fleetingly.  Others show eccentric artifacts of the real world--I have only to see them and aim my camera.  
Taken together, these images may seem to depict a strange reality.  But they are really just reflections of the domains we inhabit every day."

Mark Levinson is a photographer living in Lincoln, MA.  During a long career in high-tech, he has remained passionate about his photography, pursuing a personal vision of the urban and natural world.  

Levinson’s work has been exhibited in many local shows, including the juried Mass Art annual Spring auction and the Photography Atelier at the Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA.  He has photographed extensively for the Sudbury Valley Trustees, a Massachusetts land conservation organization.  Many of his landscape photographs of SVT properties have appeared on their web site and in their publications, and have been important aids to their conservation efforts.  

He studied photography at M.I.T. in the 1970’s and more recently at the Griffin Museum of Photography.  He is a member of the Griffin Museum of Photography and on board of directors of the Bedford, MA Center for the Arts Photo Group. 

www.MarkLevinsonPhoto.com 



 
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PURPLE FOREST by Mark Levinson
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STREETLIGHT by Mark Levinson
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CULVER CITY by Maureen Haldeman
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Maureen Haldeman says, "As a photographer I choose to capture a wide range of subject matter, spanning all realms of nature as well as the urban landscape … and as an artist I do not merely want to duplicate what is in front of my lens; I do not want to create mirror images. My photographs represent emotions rather than actual depictions and the familiar is often absent. My intention is to convey a mood that will evoke a sense of time and place that the viewer will contemplate and attach his or her personal feelings to." 

Maureen Haldeman, was born in Holland and grew up in Montreal. A long time resident of Los Angeles, she studied Art History and Fine Art Photography at UCLA and subsequently taught photography at the college level. Her work focuses on the urban landscape and the natural environment, primarily the ocean and coastline, ubiquitous details of Los Angeles ... and has been exhibited in over 50 group and solo shows locally and abroad; it is part of private and public collections including the City of Malibu and The Beinecke Library at Yale University. Her photographs have been featured in many publications, on-line galleries and blogs, including Lenscratch, L’Oeil de la Photographie, Silvershotz, Featureshoot, Fusion Art, Fabrik Magazine and Duncan Miller Gallery's 'Your Daily Photograph.'

Maureen was appointed to serve as a member of the Malibu Arts Task Force, the first committee formed by the City of Malibu to identify public art opportunities and implement a public arts policy for the City of Malibu. She continues to be active in community art-related events. 


CV: 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS:


2017 SorenityRocksMalibu Gallery, Malibu CA, Crystals and Waves  
2016     D’andrea/Biecke Gallery, Malibu CA, Liquid Light
2014 Photo Independent Art Fair- Raleigh Studios, Hollywood CA 
2011 G2 Gallery, Venice, CA, Nature LA
2009 Pacific Gallery, Malibu CA, Black, White and Inbetween

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS (2016-2017):

2017  Personal Vacation , Los Angeles Art Association, Gallery 825 . Los Angeles, California 
2017 Fabrik Projects Gallery. Los Angeles, CA, California Rising
2017  PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary, Mobile Only
2017  Fathom Gallery, Los Angeles CA, Present But Not Involved
2017  Photo Independent, Los Angeles CA, On the Street, Juried Exhibition 
2017  Los Angeles Center of Photography, Los Angels, CA, Singular Point of View, Juror Christa Dix
2017  American Photographic Artists, Santa Monica CA, Off the Clock, Juror Elizabeth Avedon 
2017  Gloria Delson Contemporary Gallery, Los Angeles CA, Septime, Flourish, Quadrivial,& Glow
2017  Sixteen Mile Ats Gallery, Ontario, Canada , Shadow Stories
2017   LA Art Show, bG Gallery, Los Angeles CA
2017   Photo LA, Los Angeles Center of Photography, Los Angeles CA
2017   Annenberg Community Beach House, Santa Monica CA, Los Angeles: Detailed
2016   Spring Arts Gallery, Los Angeles CA, The Art of Dia De Los Muertos  
2016   Gloria Delson Contemporary Arts, Los Angeles CA, Femmes Fatales
2016   DNJ Gallery, Santa Monica CA, LACP Exhibit, Juror January Parkos Arnall/Hammer Museum
2016   Curated Fridge, Juried exhibit, Juror Paula Tognarelli/Griffin Museum, MA
The Open Aperture Art Gallery, Newport, RI 
2016   Gallery 825, Los Angeles CA, Curated LAAA Benefit Auction 
2016   Gloria Delson Contemporary Arts, Los Angeles CA, Montage
2016   Bleicher/Gorham Gallery, Santa Monica CA, Spectrum Gestalt 3
2016   Photo Independent Art Fair- LACP Exhibit, Raleigh Studios, Hollywood, CA 
2016   Bleicher/Gorham Gallery, Santa Monica CA, Monster Gestalt
2016   PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary, Cats
2016   Schomburg Gallery, Santa Monica CA, Reflections
2016   Black Board Gallery/Channel Islands Art Center, Camarillo CA, 
People’s Choice Award 
2016  Keystone Gallery, Los Angeles CA, The Los Angeles River: A City Runs Through It
2016   LACP, Los Angeles CA, Street Shooting Around the World, Juror Matt Stuart 2016   Gloria Delson Contemporary Arts, Los Angeles CA, Duality
2016   Gloria Delson Contemporary Arts, Los Angeles CA, One
2016   Topanga Canyon Gallery, Topanga CA, Open Show 2016, Juror Susan Schomburg
2016   Phantom Galleries, Hawthorne CA, Dia De Los Muertos
2016   Art Share-LA, Los Angeles CA, Juried Exhibition, Ode to the Sixth Street Bridge


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DESERT HOT SPRINGS by Maureen Haldeman
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LOS ANGELES RIVER by Maureen Haldeman
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405 FREEWAY by Maya Dreilinger
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Maya Dreilinger says, "I have documented the city: on the streets, in the subways, through the varied windows of cars and quarters in NY, LA, Tel Aviv, Ramallah, Paris and Vienna. I am an alumna of both Cal Arts and the International Center of Photography, and my artwork has often been characterized as being lyrical and documentary in nature. 

When I was in my teens, I had a stack of postcards by Walker Evans- architectural pictures -a post office in Alabama, a mayor’s office, shacks, churches, factories and train stations, street corners, frame houses in Virginia, small towns.  Some of these photographs went against the grain of all my aesthetic sensibilities (the cropping, bland tonality, stiffness) and, yet, I cherished them. 
What struck me was how charged and poetic documentary evidence can be, an evocative point of view, without a human in sight.  
I have strived to capture silence within the chaos; an image which holds stillness allows for its subjects to be heard. 
Now, once more, Evans has inspired me:  this time to allow for chaos to reign in a human-less vista."

maya.dreilinger19@gmail.com
 
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CAR CULTURE by Maya Dreilinger
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DISNEYLAND by Maya Dreilinger
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FRESH JERKY by Nancy Kaye
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Nancy Kaye says, "People and the passage of time are major themes in my personal work. Photography enables me to combine my interests in art and sociology, recording observations of what may otherwise go unnoticed and finding meaning in what may only be seen superficially. 

I’m often drawn to the commonplace, the simple and the small moments that can say much about how life is lived. I’m watchful of people as they move through public spaces, and the endless juxtapositions with their environment that this flow creates.  

While I look to visually record contemporary life, I’m also inspired by the nostalgia and the echoes of the past evoked by scenes of Americana. These images—and others that show the mark left by what humans have created—reflect my desire to explore human behavior and culture.

A photograph can, in the short term, capture a slice of life, and, over time, offer a perspective on the past. Whether a photograph shows a moment within a scene or a moment in history, my goal is to preserve it in the most visually captivating way I can. 

With my photos, I strive to communicate what I observe of human behavior—honest, unposed, unaltered, and often with humor. Photography has given me license to do what might be otherwise thought of as impolite¬—to stare and to question."

Nancy Kaye is a professional photographer and photography teacher in Los Angeles. She received her bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology at Kent State University. The core of her professional background is in photojournalism having previously worked in New York City and London for a variety of news companies, among them The Washington Post, The New York Times, and Associated Press. She brings a narrative style to her personal projects and fine art photography. 

AWARDS & JURIED EXHIBITIONS:

2017
•    The C Note Show, Shockboxx Project Gallery, Hermosa Beach
•    Guns! Guns! Guns!, Neutra Institute Museum of Silverlake, Los Angeles (Curator: Dulce Stein)
•    FemaleImage, presented at Open Show, Los Angeles (November 1, 2017)
•    Off the Wall Small Works Exhibition, Shoebox Projects, Los Angeles
•    Your Daily Photograph featured image, Nay, Duncan Miller Gallery (November 5, 2017)
•    A Room of One's Own, A Women's Photography Group Show, The Perfect Exposure Gallery, Los Angeles
•    Lost Rolls America, Photoville, New York
2016
•    Annual Members’ Show, Los Angeles Center of Photography, DNJ Gallery at Bergamont Station, Santa Monica, CA (Juror: January Parkos Arnall, Hammer Museum)
•    Animalia, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont (Juror: Traer Scott)
•    Post Card Show, Fountain Street Fine Art, Framingham, MA  
•    The Classical Element, Downey Arts Coalition
•    Open Desert, Palm Springs Art Museum, Annenberg Theater
•    Shooting Around the World, Los Angeles Center of Photography’s second annual street shooting exhibition (Juror: Matt Stuart)
•    Lenscratch online exhibition (February 2016)
2015
•    Annual Members’ Show, Los Angeles Center of Photography, DNJ Gallery at Bergamont Station, Santa Monica, CA (Juror: Patricia Lanza, Annenberg Foundation)
•    Disaster is My Muse, Venice Arts Gallery, Venice, CA 
•    NYC Popsicles, included in the 5th Annual Exposure Award's digital display at the Musee du Louvre, Paris
•    Lenscratch online exhibitions (July and August 2015)
2000–2014
•    Ecotone: Boundaries, Tensions, Integrations, Venice Arts Gallery, Venice, CA, 2014
•    Non-Place, Venice Arts Gallery, Venice, CA, 2013
•    The Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire & Water, Venice Arts Gallery, Venice, CA, 2012
•    Portraits of American Authors, Village Books, Pacific Palisades, CA, 2005–2006
•    Eye of the Camera: Five Viewpoints, Platt Gallery, University of Judaism, 5 person show, Los Angeles, December 2004–February 2005
1988-1999
•    Third Annual Small Works Exhibit, The Mulberry Gallery, New York, 1995
•    Book Of Days, 1994 Engagement Calendar (Juror: Danny Schweers)
•    Beyond Our Borders: Women in Photojournalism, National Press Photographers Association, Houston, 1990
•    The American Photo Picture Contest, sponsored by American Photo Magazine, New York, 1990
•    Photospiva 90, Spiva Art Center, Joplin, Missouri 
•    Sixth Annual Photo Show, Museum of Anthropology, California State University, Chico, 1990 
•    Fifth Annual Photo Show, Museum of Anthropology, California State University, Chico (Park Bench Conversation awarded Best in Show), 1989
•    Then And Now: The Camera Club of New York 1888-1988, City Gallery, New York, 1988

COLLECTIONS & MUSEUMS
•    Smithsonian Institution, The National Museum of African American History and Culture. Portrait of Ralph Ellison part of the museum’s ongoing digital exhibition.
•    The América Tropical Interpretive Center, El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument. Photographs in center’s permanent exhibition and the Getty Conservation Institute archives.

FILM
•    Casting By (2012): Photographs of celebrities included in the documentary directed by Tom Donahue.

OTHER 
•    Jump Rope Girls (2009–2011): A collaborative documentary project following up on the lives of three Brooklyn women I photographed for the New York Times in 1988 when they were eleven. Project presented at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University and at the Brooklyn Public Library. 
•    Sunset Boulevard Project (2010): Organized/curated a group photo project documenting Sunset Boulevard, culminating in an exhibition in downtown Los Angeles.
•    Thousand Oaks Photo Group (2015/2016): Presenter and guest juror. 
•    California Federation Of Woman's Club (2107): Guest juror for Marina District photography competition.

DONATIONS/AUCTIONS
•    Venice Arts 24th Anniversary Gala fundraiser auction, Worship of the Sun, Los Angeles, 2017
•    Venice Arts 23rd Anniversary Gala fundraiser auction, Coastal Clouds, Los Angeles, 2016
•    Huddle Postcard Art, Shoebox Projects, for ACLU / Trevor Project charities, Los Angeles, 2017
•    Agnon Art Show, Cleveland, 2002 

TEACHING
•    Santa Monica College Community Education (2015–present)
•    Los Angeles Valley College Community Services (2003–present)
•    Culver City Adult School (2004–2014)
•    Private Instructor (2005–present)
•    Culver City Middle School, After School Enrichment Program (2011–present) 
•    Venice Arts/Media Arts (2012–2014)

PHOTOGRAPHY PUBLISHED IN BOOKS
•    Found in Translation: Design in California and Mexico 1915-1985, LACMA/Delmonico Presto, 2017
•    St. Marks is Dead: The Many Lives of America’s Hippest Street, by Ada Calhoun, W. W. Norton & Co., 2016 
•    The Siqueiros Legacy: Challenges of Conserving the Artist’s Monumental Murals, The Getty Conservation Institute, 2013
•    Blowing My Own Trumpet, by James Morrison, Murdoch Books, 2006
•    Ralph Ellison and the Raft of Hope: A Political Companion to Invisible Man, edited by Lucas Morel, University of Kentucky Press, 2004 [COVER PHOTO]
•    El Pueblo, by Jean Bruce Poole & Tevvy Ball, Getty Publications, 2002
•    Yesterday and Tomorrow: California Women Artists, edited by Sylvia Moore, Midmarch Arts, 1989
•    Fair Play, by Burton Benjamin, Harper & Row, 1988
•    The History of American Ceramics, by Elaine Levin, Abrams, 1988
•    The Big Dance: The Untold Story of Kathy Boudin and the Terrorist Family that Committed the Brink's Robbery Murders, by John Castellucci, Dodd Mead, 1986
•    Wired, by Bob Woodward, Simon & Schuster, 1984
•    The Twentieth Century American Reader, Vol. II, US Department of State

EDITORIAL 
The Washington Post (NYC and LA), The New York Times (NYC), Associated Press (London and NYC), Crain Business Publications (LA)

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Arts, Photojournalism / Sociology, Kent State University

www.nancykayephotography.com
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GRAND CENTRAL MARKET by Nancy Kaye
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SUBWAY CROWD by Nancy Kaye
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AMERICAN APPLIANCE by Natalie Christensen
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Natalie Christensen says "I live in Santa Fe New Mexico where my work is inspired by commonplace architecture and streetscapes. 

I shoot every day and am almost never without my camera. I don't have to go anywhere special to make my photography; instead I find my images around shopping centers, apartment complexes and office parks. I dismantle these scenes to color fields, geometry and shadow. The places I frequent for my images are probably not what people visualize when they think of the city I live in, a major tourist destination with a carefully cultivated image. I choose to shoot in locations that may be viewed as uninteresting or even visually off-putting. This is exciting and challenging for me, to “see” something hiding in plain sight. Much of my professional life has been spent as a psychotherapist, and my photography as an extension of that work. Both have called me to explore what is hidden from view, those aspects of the self or the environment that we want to turn away from or simply avoid. I suspect it is our nature to ignore what is unpleasant, but sometimes I get a glimpse of the sublime in these ordinary places. When I find it, it feels like I have discovered gold."

Natalie Christensen is a photographer based in Santa Fe, New Mexico and is a frequent contributor to online contemporary and fine art photography magazines, has won several regional awards and shown work in the U.S. and internationally.  In addition to pursuing her interests in art and design, Natalie has worked as a psychotherapist for over 25 years and has been particularly influenced by the work of depth psychologist, Carl Jung. This influence is evidenced in her photographs, as shadows and psychological metaphors are favored subjects

CV
Upcoming:


Juried Group Show, Primary to Tertiary - Site: Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY November 3 - December 3, 2017
Invited Photographer, The National: Best of Contemporary Photography 2018, Fort Wayne Museum of Art April-July 2018
Solo exhibition, First Light Gallery, Louisville, KY May, 2018

Current:

Two person exhibition, "Light Minded" Actors Theatre Gallery, Louisville, KY  Sept 1 - Nov 2, 2017
Online feature Musee Magazine
Online feature Lens Culture Magazine
Online feature Lens Culture Network Gallery
Online feature Feature Shoot
Online feature COS -Things
Online feature  Ignant.com
Online feature  Jungle Magazine
Online feature  All About Photo
Online feature Mache Digital
Online feature  Women in Photography
Online feature  Gooood.hk
Online feature  Profiles in Photography
Online feature Tagezanzieger
Online feature Archiportale.com
PAST

2017

Selected for Review Santa Fe, The CENTER for Photography October, 2017
Shortlisted, Belfast Photo Festival, 2017
Finalist, Critical Mass 2017 Photolucida
Departure Theory, Juried Group Show - H Gallery, Ventura, CA
Phifest Contemporary Photography Festival - Milan, Italy
Daylighted Digital Exhibition, San Francisco, CA
Work x 5 Invitational Group Show  - Clark Gallery,  Lincoln, MA (March)
Juried Group Show - Onomato Kunstleverein, Dusseldorf, Germany (February). Voted the "People's Choice" winner.

2016

The Salon Show Invitational - Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA 
Winner Santa Fe Opera/Simply Santa Fe Juried  Show - Iconik, Santa Fe, New Mexico  
Emerge Santa Fe Juried Show – David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Online feature  Feature Shoot
Online feature  Son of a Gun Magazine
Online feature  Fotopolis


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CLOSED by Natalie Christensen
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RELIC by Natalie Christensen
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BLAUES HANDTUCH by Natalie Heinke
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Nathalie Heinke, Germany, Frankfurt/M., says, "I studied art history and english literature and work as a freelance editor. But as some things are far better expressed with pictures I started photographing some years ago.  The photographs shown express a feeling that arose some months ago.

A yearning for simplicity. For little things in which I find beauty. In everyday life. The images were shot with an iphone, I used the traditional Instagram format. Whereas on Instagram very often perfect worlds are being shown, mine is just ordinary. Scenes taken in my kitchen. Still life-like moments."

www.nathalieheinke.com
 
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BROT by Nathalie Heinke
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HAND MIT STICKEREI by Nathalie Heinke
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BLUE PLASTER HOSTEL by Elaine Oves
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Elaine Oves says, "These photographs are part of a small set, depicting everyday sights and life for surfers, composing a large part of the (small) population in Taghazout, Morocco.  I find that the sense of photography should be described simply, or not at all, so it is does not place boundaries to forming opinions.

Some deem the analog process to be outdated, but I remain loyal to 35mm because I find it to be candid.  Modern technology and programs, like Adobe Photoshop, make it possible to create brilliant photographs, edited to perfection. The purpose of my work is to capture and to share views of the man-made world in their remarkable, natural state."

Elaine Oves is a Russian-American student in a dual Masters program between HEC Paris and Freie Universitaet Berlin.  Although her studies and career have long since diverged from photography, Oves' passion resides in the artistic realm.  Oves is a self-taught analog photographer.

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DIMITRI IN CHROME by Elaine Oves
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FISHERMEN LUNCHING by Elaine Oves
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BUFFED by Pablo Estrada
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Pablo Estrada says, "My photographs are about the environment that surrounds me. 

All of my projects are done in series. I work in long-term series because it allows me to explore in depth and possibly change the narrative of the project through critique or personal opinion. I create limitations in my series because it challenges me to think within the limitations that I have created or create a new projects from the first set of limitations. All of my projects coincide within each other but they all address different aspects of my environment.

Pablo Estrada is a photographer living and working in South Central Los Angeles. 
Estrada self-publishes  zines, prints and books from the photographs he makes. Estrada received his MA at California State University Northridge where he also received a BFA in photography in 2015.

Exhibitions:
                                
2017 Case Study LA III, Gallery CLU, Los Angeles, California
2017 2017 Graduate Exhibition, California State University, Northridge
2017 6x6x, Rochester Contemporary Art Center
2017 Annual Juried Art Student Exhibition, Main Gallery, California State University, 
Northridge
2017 High Hopes and Low Times, California State University, Dominguez Hills
2017 Dear Jonathan Gold, Far Bazaar, Cerritos College, Norwalk, California
2017 Second Annual Shop Show, West Gallery, California State University, Northridge
2016 6x6x, Rochester Contemporary Art Center
2016 Furious Five, Shed Gallery, California State University, Northridge
2016 ASPAC Conference Exhibition, California State University, Northridge
2016 1st Annual Shop Show, West Gallery, California State University, Northridge
2016 Annual Juried Art Student Exhibition, Main Gallery, California State University, 
Northridge
2016 Salon des Refusés, Shed Gallery, California State University, Northridge
2016 Everybody Street, Juried by James Sweeters, West Gallery, California State University, Northridge 
2016 THE LIFE OF JABLO, Shed Gallery, California State University, Northridge
2016 Photos by Photo People Two, Shed Gallery, California State University, Northridge
2016 Fail, Photography/Printmaking Exhibition, Shed Gallery, California State University, Northridge
2015 What’s in it for Me? Juried by Douglas Mcculloh, West Gallery, California State 
University,Northridge
2014 Destroying the Selfie, West Gallery, California State University, Northridge
2014 Meet the Guild, West Gallery, California State University, Northridge
2014 Art Department Revolving Gallery, Art Department Office, California State University, Northridge 
2013 Pop-Up Show, West Gallery, California State University, Northridge
2013 Potluck, West Gallery, California State University, Northridge, Northridge
2011 Transpose, West Gallery, California State University, Northridge, Northridge
                        
Recognitions and Awards:
                        
2016 Viscom Student Scholarship
2015 Best in Show, What’s in it for Me? Juried by Douglas Mcculloh, West Gallery, California State University, Northridge

Experience:
                        

2016 - 2017 Intern at Family Books, Los Angeles, CA
2016 - 2017 Archivist Assistant, Tom and Ethel Bradley Center, California State University, Northridge, CA 2013- 2014 Technician Assistant, Photography Lab, Art Department, California State University,Northridge, CA
2014/2015 Volunteer, Photo L.A, Los Angeles, CA
                        
Organizations:
                        
2016-2017 President, Co-Curator, California State University, Northridge Photography Club 
2015-2016 Treasurer, Co-Curator, California State University, Northridge Photography Club
                        
Workshops and Lectures:
                                

2017                        
Guest Lecturer, Arts Council, California State University, Northridge
Guest Lecturer, Arts Council, California State University, Northridge Artist Participant, Teleconference, Seoul Institute of the Arts

Publications:
                        
2017 Maybe Tomorrow, Zine, Los Angeles, CA 2017 From Eight PM to Six AM, Zine, Los 
Angeles, CA 2016 Furious Five, Zine, Los Angeles, CA
2016 Work, 2nd Edition, Zine, Los Angeles, CA
2015 OTM, Zine, Los Angeles, CA
2015 All Of Them, Roll 8, Zine, Los Angeles CA
2015 All Of Them, Roll 7, Zine, Los Angeles CA
2015 All Of Them, Roll 6, Zine, Los Angeles CA
2015 Work, Zine, Los Angeles, CA
2013 Going, going, gone, Zine, Los Angeles, CA
2013 Snap Out of It, Zine, Northridge, CA
                        
Bibliography:
                        
2016 The Collection of Design Works of Students from China and America, Digital and Print Catalogue 2015 Sign Language, Exhibition Catalogue, California State University, Northridge
2015 Tin Can Transmissions, Exhibition Catalogue, California State University, Northridge
2014 The Collection of Design Works of Students from China And America, Digital and Print Catalogue 2013 Taboo. Zine, Northridge, CA 


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SURROUNDED by Pablo Estrada
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