Knitted Together is a personal project that I began this year. This is Part II: Shirley. I was recently in a conversation with an artist friend. She asked herself the question, “Can art DO something?” She meant something besides just existing as a passive form of entertainment. She and I both know that it can.
I’m pleased to make two exhibition announcements. My work “Winter’s Mistress,” will be included in upcoming juried exhibitions, one online and one in person. The Chateau Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky, will host an online exhibit called “In Dreams,” which opens on February 1, online. They received 750 submissions from artists in 22 countries. The juror for
Why did you want to participate in the Extraordinary: the Over 50 Revolution? “Because I’m proud to be where I am in life. Being over 60 is just a number to me and I want to share with other women that this is a beautiful time in your life to embrace.” What are your thoughts
A New Personal Project I’m happy to introduce a new personal project titled Knitted Together. My work overall celebrates the human experience. Empathy is always a key component, which is sometimes achieved by including the viewer as a part of the installation. Knitted Together is a collection of portraits of people darning red garments from wool. Each
I’m happy to introduce Nancy, the first participant in Extraordinary: the Over 50 Revolution 2023, along with some of her favorite portraits from her photo session. This is a portrait experience to celebrate the strength, wisdom, and beauty of women over 50. Why did you want to participate in the Extraordinary: the Over 50 Revolution?
I’m pleased to share the news that two of my wet-plate collodion (tintype) portraits have been published in the winter issue of The Hand Magazine. The Hand is a quarterly print and digital magazine well known to artists. It’s dedicated to alternative and historic photographic processes, and all types of printmaking. You can find out
Portraits for a Dancer Little, Fierce: Suzanna’s favorite quote is from Shakespeare: “Though she be but little, she is fierce.” This describes her perfectly. She’s a 5’2″ dance instructor, who is both gentle and laser-focused. I loved having her in the studio. She wanted a new headshot, and portraits that show her calmness as well
I recently had the honor of creating headshots and portraits for PSU’s new provost, Nate Bowditch. Nate assumed the role last summer, having moved to Plymouth from New York City, where he served as dean of the Long Island University Post College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and professor of philosophy. Nate’s wife, Eden, showed
Almost always, women over the age of fifty tell me that they simply do not exist in photos from the past twenty (or more!) years. One of the first things they do when they walk into my studio is to list all of the things they dislike about themselves. The list really comes down to
I’m pleased to announce that my work will be shown at the New Hampshire Society of Photographic Artists (NHSPA) 23rd Annual Member Exhibit. The exhibit will be held January 7-29 at the Exeter Town Hall Gallery (Saturdays and Sundays 12-4 p.m.), with an opening reception on Saturday, January 7, from 12-4 p.m. It is free and