Naomi Shersty has been storytelling through words and pictures for as long as she can remember. Her projects take the form of photographs, drawings, zines, videos, installations and at times, a community feminist radio show (¡Broadcast! on Riverwest Radio, LP-FM).
Shersty's multimedia artwork has been exhibited both nationally and internationally at venues such as the New Mexico Museum of Art (Santa Fe, NM), Newspace Center for Photography (Portland, OR) and Move Gallery (Tokyo, Japan). Her photographs have been included in numerous features and publications including Frontiers: Journal of Women Studies (University of Nebraska Press), Reframing Photography: Theory and Practice (Routledge), and Pelican Bomb: The Art of Contemporary New Orleans, (pelicanbomb.com).
Shersty received her BFA from The University of Florida, and her MFA from The University of New Mexico. Currently, she lives and works in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Read More
Ludovica Anzaldi is an Italian photographer currently based in Paris, France. She grows up in Italy, between Rome and Sicily where she comes from. After attending an artistic high school in Rome, she moves to Paris. In 2012 she attends the Parisian School of Photography Speos, and after she takes an internship as archivist at the Magnum Photos Paris. In 2014, she starts attending the ESAG Penninghen, the School of Artistic Direction.. In her images, Ludovica Anzaldi, tries to represent the human being in all his complexity, his darkness, his poetry, his sensuality. She choses to shot women bodies to illustrate her purpose because it’s through their curves that Life happens. On each image, her models share a piece of their existence, in which the viewer can easily find himself. Is travelling inside one’s intimacy, getting at the source of our own genesis. Through this questioning she proposes many different ways of life. Read More
Tara Wray is a photographer based in rural Vermont. She is the author of Come Again When You Can't Stay So Long, a photobook follow up to her 2006 documentary film Manhattan, Kansas (SXSW 2006). Born and raised in Kansas, Wray studied documentary filmmaking at NYU. She curates interviews with photographers at Vice, Huffington Post, and BUST Magazine, and is photo editor at the literary journal Hobart. A new book of photos titled Too Tired for Sunshine will be released by Yoffy Press in 2018. Read More
Clarissa Bonet is a Chicago based artist. Her work explores aspects of the urban space in both a physical and psychological context. She received her M.F.A. in photography from Columbia College Chicago in 2012, and her B.S. in Photography from the University of Central Florida. Read More
Megan Lynch is an artist in working in the Eastern Tri-‐State area. Megan holds a BFA in Interdisciplinary Fine Arts where she had a duel emphasis in Photography and Painting. Megan works in a variety of media to explore the human condition, perceptions of reality, and the internal self in contrast to the external self. Read More
Amanda Dahlgren is a San Diego-based photographic artist whose work opens dialogues about the way we live as a society and what we choose to value. Her work has been featured in exhibitions throughout the US and in print and online publications. Amanda is also an educator and mentor whose mission is to challenge and inspire everyone in her care to find powerful and authentic ways to express themselves through the photographic arts. Read More
Lissa Rivera is a photographer and curator based in Brooklyn, NY whose work has received multiple grants and honors and been exhibited internationally. Rivera received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts, where she became fascinated with the social history of photography and the evolution of identity, sexuality and gender in relationship to material culture. ‘Beautiful Boy,’ Rivera’s latest project, takes her interest in photography’s connection with identity to a personal level, focusing on her domestic partner as muse. Read More
Benedetta Ristori is a freelance photographer currently based in Rome,Italy. Her work is focus on the tension that exists between a form – such as a human head or a square – and the space which it both occupies and is contained by. Crucial concepts of her stylistic research: decadence, abandonment, emptiness and new approach to classic beauty. In 2014 is interviewed by the magazine Vanity Fair – Style.it in the Emerging Photographers section. Read More
Rana Young is an artist, educator, and currently serves and an Installation Photographer for the Sheldon Museum of Art. Rana holds an MFA in Studio Art from University of Nebraska–Lincoln where she was an Othmer Fellow and received her BFA in Studio Art from Portland State University. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, as well as published online by British Journal of Photography, Strange Fire Collective, C41 Magazine, Lenscratch, and Aint-Bad Magazine, among others. Through her photographs, Rana investigates concepts such as loss, intimacy, identity, and voyeurism. (www.ranayoung.com)
Rana co-founded PHOTO–EMPHASIS, an online platform highlighting work made by photography educators and students, with fellow artist Alec Kaus. (www.photo-emphasis.com) PHOTO–EMPHASIS launches on August 1, 2017. Read More
M. Katie White is a photographer and mixed-media artist currently based in Iowa City. She recently received her MFA from The University of Iowa and has a BFA from The University of Akron in Ohio. Her work focuses on the intersection of environmental activism and personal issues, pulling inspiration from locations with a connection to her life. This work is grounded in scientific research, pulled from sources like Environmental Protection Agency and assorted conservation organizations. In addition to making these issues more accessible, her work communicates an important message: We must all work together to ensure a more sustainable future for all of us. Read More
Rachael's work focuses primarily on family dynamics, relationships, and nostalgia. She is especially interested in social subcultures and identity informed by place. Her ongoing project, Between Home and Here, is a narrative series about guilt, assumed family, and life in a landlocked state. Rachael is an avid supporter of self-publishing, accessible art, zines, and collecting. She is inspired by artists who work in collaboration with each other and their community. Read More
Minjin Kang is a contemporary photographic artist based in Brooklyn, NY. She moved to the United States in 2008 where she received her BFA at School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2011). In 2014, she acquired her MFA at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her work has been exhibited in the U.S nationally and internationally such as Asia contemporary Art Show in Hong Kong, Arpny and bcs gallery in NYC, and Aqua Art Miami in FL. Read More
Anna Brody is a photographer and empath currently studying at the Savannah
College of Art and Design in Georgia. She began making images through film and darkroom process in 2005 and now brings her compassionate perspective and seemingly bottomless reservoir of chameleonic emotions to her work in medium and large format color film. Anna is also an editorial assistant at Aint-Bad, an independent publisher of new photographic art. Her work has been shown in exhibitions throughout the U.S., and most recently as part of a digital display at the Louvre in Paris. She instagrams a lot, feels feelings a lot, and goes jogging approximately once a month. Please feel extremely free to contact Anna at any time to purchase prints or ask questions, as she will most likely not be out exercising. Read More
Deanna Dikeman was born in Sioux City, Iowa, USA, in 1954. She has been an artist- photographer since 1985, when she left a corporate job to try a photography class. She has M.S. and B.S. degrees from Purdue University., http://deannadikeman.com/ Read More
Rebecca Sittler is a photographer, writer and Professor of Art at CSU Long Beach. She has exhibited her work in over 75 exhibitions in the last 10 years at venues such as: Sam Lee Gallery, PCNW, Torrance Museum of Art, the Griffin Museum, Atlantic Center for the Arts, RayKo Gallery, and the PRC, Boston. She received her MFA from Massachusetts College of Art in 2003. Her recent series, All the Presidents’ Men received a 2015 Collection Award for Innovation in the Documentary Arts from the Archive of Documentary Arts at Duke University.
Rebecca Sittler is also a co-founder of the institute for Inverted histories (iIh), established to bring lesser known, mysterious, and sometimes contradictory historical narratives surrounding gender, political and cultural identities to a larger public via publications, public discussions, and museum displays. www.rebeccasittler.com Read More
Celeste Ortiz is a chilean photographer dedicated mostly to self portraiture.
Celeste has participated on group shows and screenings in Chile, Argentina, Austria, UK, Spain, Poland, USA, Mexico, Romania, Belgium, France and Indonesia. Also, she had a solo exhibition in 2014 as part of art residency on Valparaiso (Chile). She has been featured and interviewed in a large number of blogs, fanzines, online and printed magazines from all around the world. On 2013 she was included on the "2nd Anthology of Young Photography Fotoespacio Chile 2012-2013". Since 2014 she has self-published handmade fanzines and a photobook. Read More