3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
THIS SERIES EXPLORES THE RECLINING NUDE WITH A RANGE OF CHIAROSCURO EFFECTS.
Biography: I have been pursuing a career as a fine art photographer since I since I began to travel in my early 20s. Having studied painting sculpture and design at the Chicago Art Institute the addition of photography as another manifestation the visual arts seemed only logical.
Many famous American photographers such as Irving Penn and Gordon Parks were also active in the field of painting and drawing. My interest in the abstract art of the mid-20th century manifested itself in my fine art photography which included abstract color photographs of walls and other architectural elements. My interest has...