Category Archives: Fine Art Fridays

Trip with Friends to a SOWA Boston First Friday | Fine Art Fridays

I currently sit here at Kickstand Cafe in Arlington going over all these cool gallery and artist postcards from two weeks. That Friday, I corralled my husband, Lauren and Pat to head down their block

Editorial Assignment for New York Times Sunday Styles Magazine | John Derian, “The Prodigal Son”

A couple months ago, I was contacted by Carter Love, a photo editor at the New York Times Sunday Styles Magazine (now called “T Magazine”).  He asked if I would be interested in an

Children and Baby Fashion | My Shopping “Go-To” Suggestions for Portrait Sessions

I LOVE kids clothing.  Sometimes more so than cutting edge women’s fashion!  There’s just so much pleasure in looking at adorable kids dressed up in a mix of playful, quirky, whimsical,

Gary Rough | Fine Art Friday

This winter and spring I had the pleasure of a junior high intern join me weekly at the studio, Isabella Blackman.  She is a talented and insightful young lady who has interests in the arts and

Doug Dubois | Fine Art Friday

© Doug Dubois I was introduced to Doug Dubois’s work while in graduate school.  Professors wanted me to take a look at his project “Family Photos” which document his own family, a

The 4th Trimester Bodies Project and Some Happy News! | March Mothers

I am closing this March Mothers month with the 4th Trimester Bodies Project by photographers Ashlee Wells Jackson and Laura Weetzie Wilson.  Have you heard of it?  If not, check it out. Basically,

March Mothers | Tierney Gearon

Tierney Gearon is a fine art photographer who I want to feature as my 3rd “March Mother”.  Her project, appropriately titled “The Mother Project”, contains portraits of her

March Mothers Fine Art Friday | Heather Evans Smith

I met Heather Evans Smith 2 years ago at a Flash Powder Photography retreat in New Mexico.  She was quirky, smart, and extremely creative.  I feel in love with her surreal portraiture immediately. 

Fine Art Friday | March Mothers | Elinor Carucci

I know that typically May is seen as the month to celebrate motherhood.  But I have decided to make “motherhood” the theme of this bitterly cold, no snow-melting in sight, March. 

Two 2015 Oscar Movies Worth Watching for Fine Art Photography Fans

I love watching movies.  In fact, when I was younger I really wanted to get into movie-making instead of photography.  Well, that obviously didn’t happen, but my appreciation for the art form

Down Memory Lane with the Influence of Nan Goldin | Valentine’s Day Fine Art Friday

6 years ago I received this book from my then boyfriend of less than a year (now husband), Dan.  At the time, I was in my second year of MFA program at SVA.  Dan knew that one of the photographers I

Fine Art Friday | William Eggleston

This weeks Fine Art Friday is William Eggleston, one of the first photographers to make color photography considered fine art. He first began photographing in black and white and began to experiment

Fine Art Friday | Martin Parr

Martin Parr is a british documentary photographer. He is well recognized for his comedic, lifestyle shots. Parr was born in Epsom, Surrey, UK. He developed his love for photography when he was a

Fine Art Friday | Sarah Moon

Sarah Moon’s photography is most recognized for its soft, and romantic qualities. She began her career as a fashion and commercial photographer back in 1968.  “Moon has…a signature

Fine Art Friday | Amy Grace

This weeks Fine Art Friday goes out to Amy Grace, a thoughtful photographer based in San Francisco California. She found her love for photography when she began taking pictures of her children. She

Fine Art Friday | Gregory Crewdson

Gregory Crewdson is this weeks Fine Art Friday, and believe me this is some fine art. Crewdson is known for his eery and haunting photographs. He is most recognized for  his multi-million dollar

Fine Art Friday | Lydia Panas

Today’s Fine Art Friday is Lydia Panas! Panas was born in Philadelphia and completed a BA in Psychology at Boston College. She then went on to receive her BFA in Photography at the School of

Fine Art Friday | Thekla Ehling

This week’s Fine Art Friday is dedicated to Thekla Ehling and more specifically her collection Vergiszmein nicht, meaning- “forget me not”. Elizabeth loaned me this hand-sized book from her

Fine Art Friday | Jerry Eulsman

Hello! Elizabeth’s new intern Christine here, posting this weeks Fine Art Friday featuring the very talented Jerry Uelsman. Uelsmann’s work blends reality with fantasy causing the viewer to

Fine Art Friday | David Hilliard

This week’s inspiration is a contemporary local photographer who has received a good amount of acclaim, David Hilliard.  I came across his work when I was studying photography at Amherst.  His

Fine Art Fridays | Hermes Catalog Spring 2014 | Zoe Ghertner

I received a lovely piece of mail the other week, and based off the envelope anticipated a very elaborate wedding invitation.  Instead, it turned out to be a fashion catalog.  But not your typical

Fine Art Fridays | Sally Mann

I don’t think anyone can argue that Sally Mann’s portraits of her own children are beautiful, touching, emotive, haunting, playful and provocative.  She uses a large format camera in the

Fine Art Friday | Mary Cassatt

Today marks the first of hopefully many Fridays that I plan to feature brief posts on artists and culture that I find inspiring.  Today I am kicking off this series with the female impressionist