Short summary about you?
I’m an artist and galleried residing in rural Pennsylvania in the north east of the United States. I am the director of the Factory Works Gallery and the Williamsport Community Darkroom both at the Pajama Factory, an arts complex here. I received my MFA from America’s oldest Arts school, the Pennsylvania Academy Of Fine Arts in 2012.
“Megan”Photo Transfer, Gold Leaf, Aerosol, Canvas10 x 8 inches,2017
What is your art about?
Increasingly I find myself occupied with Beauty. In such difficult times as these, beauty speaks to the importance of art in the human condition.
“Unicorn 4”Ink, Colored Pencil, Gelatin Silver Print20 x 16 inches,2017
How did you come to art, or how did art come to you?
I always made art but I hadn’t planned on pursuing it. While in high school I had intended to become an academic, teaching philosophy at the college level. Unfortunately I wasn’t accepted to any of the schools to which I applied so at my parents urging I took some art classes at a local university. Without that I don’t think I’d be an artist.
“Ayla 7”Photo Transfer, Gold Leaf, Aerosol, Canvas10 x 8 inches,2017
Has anything changed about your working processes during your artistic career?
So much, for example at the outset of graduate school I was a painter, thru the process of studying art I realized I didn’t need or want to paint and thus returned to my under graduate field of photography.
“Unicorn 1”Ink, Archival Inkjet Print10 x 7 inches,2017
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