From "States of Grace: the Aviary"
Biography: Wendi Schneider is a fine art photographer, originally from Memphis, New Orleans and New York, now based in Denver. Her sensual photographs are recognized for a focus on detail, grace of composition and delicate balance between the real and the imagined. Her images are inspired by a background in painting, art history and the lush beauty of the South. She began making handpainted photographs in the early '80s and is now best known for her gilded vellum "States of Grace" series, comprising Figura, Flora and Fauna. Exhibited and collected internationally, she is represented by A...