ARTISTS STATEMENT

The allure of photography has been with me long before I recognized it. It has taken me from casual observer to artistic practitioner. While I am drawn to many subject categories or styles there remains one common thread. The moment the camera begins its journey from hand to eye; my mind is locked on refining the observation that was the reason for that motion.

For me, photography has always been so much more than taking a picture. My "vision" sees things from a very personal prospective. My challenge is to present the final image in such a way as to allow the viewer to discover it for themselves. If it causes the observer to pause, or provokes a thought, conscious or otherwise, I consider it successful.

The discipline I learned in the dark room is the foundation of my approach to the digital world. I remain thoroughly involved in the process from capture through post processing and printing my own images.

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

I am currently represented by the Heart Of Delray Gallery located at 1440 North Federal Highway, Delray Beach, FL 33483. www.theheartofdelraygallery.com.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

1980’s   Nassau County Camera Club (NCCC) & Photographic Federation of Long Island (PFLI) - Competing in Black and White prints and as well as Slides

1984       Recognized by Newsday (a Long Island, NY newspaper), for  “Brooklyn Bridge”

2012       Grand Prix de la Decouverte / International Fine Art Photography Competition – Juror Award Of Merit - Still Life- “Ruby’s Diner”

2013       Art At The Airport (Palm Beach County PBIA) Exhibition at the airport. “Invisible Culture”

2013       Endangered Art For Apes – Acceptance for show during Art Basel at the Miami Club Rum Gallery–“Barcelona Beggar”

2015       9th Annual Color Awards – Honorable Mention – Children Of The World – “Invisible Culture”. Nomination in: Americana – “Stardust Hotel” and Architecture – “Gas Natural Fenosa”

2015       10th Annual Black & White Spider Awards – Honorable Mention – Photojournalism – "Barcelona Beggar".  Nominations in: Abstract – "Into The Light”, Architectural – “30 FPS” and Photojournalism – “Post No Bills”

2016       11th Annual Black & White Spider Awards - Honorable Mention - Still Life - "Colander". Nominations in: Architectural - "Facets", Children Of The World - "Curiosity". Photojournalism - "Memories Held".
 

Several of my photographs have been displayed in the Delray Beach Public Library and in the Delray Beach Center For The Arts.
 

My proudest photographic achievement comes from those close to me who have chosen to have my work grace the walls of their homes. Because of you I can say that my work "hangs" in various boroughs of New York City, Annapolis, MD,  Wells, ME and various locations in Florida. You know who you are :-)