“No one is immune to human contact; Art is not made in a vacuum.” -R. B. Kitaj. When I was a student at The Art Institute of Seattle my favorite professor, Raymond Gendreau, would paraphrase the above quote during each class. Although I can only speculate on his reasoning for the repetition and whatever his motivation, [...]
I want to help you find answers to the who, what, where, when, and why questions that you can’t seem to find the answers for in your camera manual. I promise to use layman’s terms, answer the “stupid questions”, and as often as possible use videos, images, and diagrams to help illustrate the information you need. You’re job is to ask questions.
Of the many projects she has done, it’s her photographs that will be her greatest legacy. Too many of the images are blurry, out of focus, damaged by time, or aging due to corrosive chemistry. None would be worthy of hanging in an art gallery, but all are carefully cataloged, labeled, and dated. As a body of work they detail every holiday, school play, vacation, family get together, and personal triumph for nearly 50 years.