Photo Synthesis is –
A juried awards exhibition featuring photography and photographic processes
with art by:
Amy Ahearn, Tony Anthony, Keith Auerbach, DoN Brewer, Suzanne Comer, Judy Engle, Carlos Gil, Robert Grunke, Rikard Larma, Marilyn Lavins, Richard Marr, Karen McDonnell & Anthony Cortosi, Lee Muslin, Liz Nicklus, Mickie Rosen, Armand Scavo, Susan Van Selous, D.B. Stovall, Robert Waldeck, Ted Warchal, Julien Weitzenfeld, James Widerman.
Juror and Awards Judge: Internationally acclaimed photographer JON NAAR.
Mr. Naar was present at the opening reception, signing his books The Birth of Graffiti (2007) and Getting the Picture (2005). DoN purchased Birth of Graffiti and chatted with Naar about how to present photographs most effectively. “Naar’s
Award winning photograph by Suzanne Comer. (DoN agrees it looks like a botanical drawing – just stunning.)
Suzanne Comer with Photo Synthesis juror Jon Naar. Comer was trained as a painter who used photography for reference but is now a primarily a photographer which explains her painterly eye. Comer was thrilled to win an award with such terrific competition at The DaVinci Art Alliance, she positively glowed with pride.
Miller’s T-Shirt was created by Margharita Warhola, niece of Andy Warhol, exclusively for Deb. Andy would have been 80 years old this year and has been gone from our plane of existence for twenty years now – hard to believe. Dr. Deb explained the meaning of photography in her opening remarks, “Phos is Greek for “light,” and graphein is Greek for “to write”–so photography means writing with light.”
All photography by DoNBrewerMultimedia except where noted.