‘Somewhere in Between’ on view at Leica Gallery LA reflects on time, space, and moments in between that speak of stories that are hidden in plain view. Thank you to everyone who attended the opening reception and artist talk with Cheriss May and I. It was wonderful viewing art with people again and sharing my process behind curating decades of creative moments. Very grateful for Leica inviting me into their family and being so supportive of my photographic career. The […]
Join me October 14th from 730-830 PM at the Apple Store on the Third St Promenade in Santa Monica as writer Adam Kulakow and myself share images from my newest project: Fatherhood. Apple Store | Third Street Promenade 1415 Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401 FREE ADMISSION This event is first come seating but you can also register for this event directly on the Apple Store, Third Street Promenade: www.apple.com/thirdstreetpromenade Photographer Kwaku Alston documented the first three years of his […]
Stop by Art of Studio at 1346 Abbot Kinney Blvd to see Michele Castagnetti’s retrospective of graphic fine art pop culture works and our custom published books and prints. Open 11-6. May is the month to create and participate–this past Thursday, Venice MADE hosted by Vanessa Schreiber opened at FABStudio in Santa Monica, showcasing the work of 14 talented Venetian residents as a preview to the upcoming ART BLOCK tomorrow, May 4. Stop by Art of Studio at 1346 Abbot […]
It was honor to participate in INCOGNITO 2014, “Santa Monica Museum of Art’s 10th anniversary signature exhibition and benefit sale, featuring original artworks by 500+ contemporary artists.” All artworks are the same size (10 x 10 inches) and are signed only on the back. Artists identities are revealed only after purchase.
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The tools of the trade have changed a lot in the past 5 years–while I still carry my favorite camera equipment, my iPhone is always at hand, ready to capture moments wherever I go at the simple touch of a screen. I fell hard and quick for Instagram when I joined in May of 2012. It soon became embedded into my workflow, so I’m honored to say I am one of Instagram’s suggested photographers to follow, alongside other incredibly talented […]
Art of Studio launched in late May as an experiment. We gave a physical place for a virtual space and coined it a unique curated workspace; a studio where we celebrate the many steps of the creative process, its associated tools, and the final product. Art of Studio blurred the lines between the titles of gallery, working office, and pop-up shop with an emphasis on the experience of art. A variety of books lurked […]
2014 is a fresh beginning and a chance to learn and adapt. To set the new year off, I will be lecturing at Imaging USA in Phoenix, Arizona on January 13. Come say hello and listen in on my lecture at 10 AM: Access Granted: The Business of Photographing Icons. Register for the convention here. You have the chance to win 2 free passes to the Imaging USA Conference and be my special guest at my lecture- just enter my #paperbagcontest […]
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It was an honor to be featured by Professional Photographer Magazine as their cover story this month and have their support. Read the article here. Also in collaboration with Professional Photographer Magazine is my participation in the Imaging USA event in Phoenix, Arizona January 12-14. You can find me lecturing on Monday, January 13th from 10-1130 AM about the art of photographing icons. See the full schedule boasting a wide range of talent on their website. — […]
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On a recent trip to the East Coast, I stopped by DC to present a lecture at Bakery Street Studios, invited by fellow photographer, Derrell Todd. It was a wonderful experience to be surrounded by my family, friends, and colleagues as I spoke about some of my favorite and challenging photo shoots.