Member Since: July 2011
I have observed multiple cultures and the beautification rituals performed to make individuals become aware of external physical beauty. Always trying to find the one whose empty stare appears indifferent to communication beyond the lens.
For some i... more
|Artist Statement:||I have observed multiple cultures and the beautification rituals performed to make individuals become aware of external physical beauty. Always trying to find the one whose empty stare appears indifferent to communication beyond the lens.
For some it means irreverence, for others it’s the critical end result outweighing dangerous consequences. True beauty, shaped by surrounding cultures, is in the eye of the beholder.
These un-self conscious expressions are representation of the genuine portrait and the inspiration for my series Eternity.
|Awards & Distinctions:||Nominated B/W Sider award 2012
Subagh Khalsa Winkelstern Award at the 49th Chautauqua Nat. Exhibit of American Art, July 2006, in New York.
Merit Award at Rosenthal Gallery, Fayetteville State University Nat. Competition, March 2007, North Carolina.
Benefactor Award at the Nicolet College National Competition, July 2007, Rhinelander, Wisconsin.
The Merit Award at the Minot State University National Competition, Aug 2007, North Dakota.
NordArt 2012, Büdelsdorf, Germany
Space Womb Gallery, L.I.C New York May 23- June 2011
Duncan Miller Gallery, LACMA photo art Council Private Collection Los Angeles Aug 2010
Phantom Galleries, [Solo] Long Beach, California May 2010
Stephanie Hoppen Gallery, [solo] London, England (Representative) Mar 2010
McKinley Gallery, [solo] Reno, Nevada Feb 2010
Ciao Gallery, Wilson, WY Feb 2009
Phantom Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Feb 2009
Viva Gallery, Sherman Oaks, CA Oct 29 – Nov 15
Columbia City Gallery, Seattle, WA Sep17 - Nov 9
Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY Oct 1 - Nov 8
2nd April Gallery, Canton, OH Sep 19 - Oct 15
International Art Expo, Las Vegas, NV Sep 19 - Sep 21
Nicolet College Gallery, Rhinelander, WI July 22 - Sep29
Gallery Lambardi, Austin, TX Aug 2 - 30
Lana Santorelli Gallery, New York, NY June 26 - Aug 29
Court Gallery, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ Mar 22 - April 22
Union Art Gallery, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA Mar 16 - April 4
The Gallery Art & Design, Richmond, VA Mar 27- May 17
Red Brick Gallery, Ventura, CA Feb 25 - Apr 7
2007 Competitions & Group Exhibitions
Peninsula Museum of Art, Belmont, CA Jan 28 - Apr 8
Palm Spring Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA Jan 24 - Mar 1
Gallery West, Alexandria, VA Feb 7- Mar 4
Goodlander Gallery, Easthampton, MA Feb 1 - 28
Gallery 1905, Sycamore, IL Feb 23 - Mar 23
PBCC, Lake Worth, FL Feb 22 - April 26
Foundry Art Center, St. Charles, MO Mar 2 - April 13
Brown & Scurlock Galleries, Beaumont, TX May 5 - 31
Digital Artist’s Space, Troy, NY March 16 - May 18
Rosenthal Gallery, Fayetteville University, Fayetteville, NC March 16 - April 8
Campbell Gallery, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR April 3 - 27
Kauffman Gallery, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA April 4 - 25
Space 237 Gallery, Toledo, OH April 20 - June 16
The Kinsey Institute, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN April 13 - July 20
Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH April 25 - Aug 25
2nd City Council Gallery, Long Beach, CA April 21 - May 31
Midlantic Gallery, Perkasie, PA June 1 - June 30
Rawls Museum Arts, Courtland, VA June 8 - July 15
Noho Gallery, Hollywood, CA July 26 - Aug 26
Northwest Art Center, Minot State University, ND Aug 28 - Sep 26
Antreasian Gallery, Baltimore, MD Aug 8 - 30
Northbrook Public Library, Northbrook, IL Sep 28 - Oct 29
Gabrillo College, Aptos, CA Oct 8 - Nov 2
Broward College, Davie, FL Nov 1 - Dec 1
101 New Blood, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA Mar 1999
Mad River Gallery, Santa Monica, CA Oct 1997
Weingart Gallery, Glendale, CA Aug 1996
Spring St. Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Aug 1995
Gallery West, Alexandria, VA Feb 2009
Red Brick Gallery, Ventura, CA Jan 2009
Aurora Colors Gallery, Petaluma , CA Jan 2009
Topanga Canyon Gallery Topanga, CA Jan 2009
|Artist Tags:||photography, painting, figurative, nude, erotic, limited edition , flower, nature|