The series presents a dichotomy, as the two contradictory subjects invite both visual and conceptual
Biography: Ralph Mercer, Biography and Artist's Statement. Ralph Mercer, a teacher, fine art, and commercial photographer has been exhibiting and working professionally since graduating from the Rhode
Island School of Design BFA, and University of Massachusetts, MFA.
Among his many clients are AT&T, Black and Decker, Chase Bank, Citibank, Hewlett Packard, Motorola, Oprah magazine, Houghton Mifflin Co., and UPS.
Fostering contemplation and encouraging intimacy with the image, his photography of women is meant to honor womanhood's archetypal qualities of sensual beauty, procreation and...