la THE 21st ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL LOS ANGELES PHOTOGRAPHIC ART EXPOSITION
MONICA CIVIC AUDITORIUM / JANUARY 12 - 16, 2012
the Wallis Annenberg Department of Photography
at the Los Angeles County Museum
with special host Moby + DJ Aaron Byrd, KCRW
Celebrating 31 years!
de Tableaux - photo
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FACEBOOK for day by day events:
Jan 14-Moby Book signing
WIPI PRESS COLLECTION OF IMAGES
DIGITAL onsite SLIDE
Ferro, President Candace
WIPI Member support team + Sharyn Keller, slide show digital work
Biggerstaff - WIPI Photo LA 2012 Curator:
Biggerstaff was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley of Southern California,
as the youngest of five children. Upon receiving a used Aries rangefinder camera
on her thirteenth birthday, her passion for photography was born.
Candace turned 20 she decided to join Circus Vargas with her soon to be husband,
and traveled the country with the circus from city to city for almost 2 years.
She has always been intrigued and fascinated by the circus and all of its intricacies,
which she has portrayed in various ways through her photography.
world is seen as a series of photographs. Growing up, my favorite magazine was
LIFE. My favorite book was, The Family of Man, having no idea that the incredible
Edward Steichen was the photographer. For me the images were an escape from reality,
Her most significant influences include Imogen Cunningham,
Dorothea Lange, and Henri Cartier Bresson. Growing up in the San Fernando Valley
in the late fifties and sixties exhibit the colors and forms she is drawn to photograph.
Candace continues to document a variety of Circus’s. She is also currently
working on a series of memorable areas of Los Angeles she frequented with her
Father and siblings, “To Celebrate Los Angeles That
still is “.
is currently a member of Los Angeles Art Association, a Charter member of Women
In Photography International, and also resides as an “Artist in Residence,”
at Studio Channel Islands Art Center.
printed through Candice Biggerstaff Studio/Camarillo Arts Center
"Brand Library Cadallic Scones" 40"
"The Steering Wheel" 40" x 50"
Biggerstaff, Los Angeles, CA
"Lucha del Domingo"
Silverman, Los Angeles, CA
"In The Beginning"
Henry, Malibu, CA
Burns, Malibu, CA
A lifelong artist/performer, Angel
Burns is a contemporary inspirational portraitist and a filmmaker, currently of
two social change documentaries. Her work is "people-centric" with subjects
in three areas: the body language of dancers, international cultural affairs,
and charities. Known for capturing authenticity and vulnerability, she endeavors
to share the magic of life and our common inner experiences. She teaches a fine
art photography traveling workshop with partner Michael Gilbert, and published
the photography book "In Dreams." Her piece "Pendant Pixie"
was recently published after a juried contest, in One Eyeland's "World's
Finest Photographs" (distributed to international ad agencies). Besides WIPI,
Angel is also a member of: APA, ASMP, PPA, WPPI, NAPP, SAG, FIND, AFTRA.
Brandeis, Manhasset, NY
art photographer & photo historian, Ann Brandeis combines both realism with
many of the techniques favored by the surrealists, including deconstruction, and
alteration of space, leaving the content of the image open to question. With
a Master of Fine Art (MFA) in Photography, she works in multiple areas in the
photographic field, including gallery exhibitions, as an educator for both
undergraduate and graduate students, organizing and curating exhibitions, as well
as lecturing on the History of Photography at her University, and in workshops.
Ann is currently exhibiting, and completing a book entitled: Drawn &
Painted, which is a view of individuals who choose to use their body as their
personal canvas. She is the recipient of multiple IPA, Lucie, PX3, and GALA awards
for both her current project, as well as her other on going project: The Landscape
of Memory, a surrealist look at passions and dreams.
Her work as well
as an article on her work reprinted from Fine Art Magazine may be seen on her
Pickles, Camarillo, CA
"Confessions of a Stay At Home Mom #6"
Pickles is a fine art and commercial photographer in Southern California. After
studying art at Wellesley College she became a photographer, art director and
commercial producer in Los Angeles. Completing her MFA studies in photography
in 2010 at Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara, Pickles continues to develop her
photographic career. In this body of work as an American woman, wife, and mother
of three boys, Pickles worked to convey her personal reality within the family.
This process constantly brought her back to the dining room table. Yet, in all
the images the artist was absent. Ultimately she stepped in front of the camera,
and through pose and gesture found a language to communicate her emotional experiences
as an American woman, wife, and mother. This is excerpt from a body of 13 images.
Biggerstaff, Los Angeles, CA
"Lucha del Domingo"
Biggerstaff, Los Angeles, CA
a native to Los Angeles, CA, has been a freelance photographer for over 5 years
She has studied photography at Art Center College of Design, Pasadena as well
as The Julia Dean Photo Workshops. Callie began shooting professionally after
discovering a great passion for imagery during her work as a photo editor in print
advertising and graphic design. Callie's earlier images had focused on the documentary
of Americana, and its shifts and changes. Her images offer a blunt reality while
still allowing the intensity, mystery, and beauty that can be seen in each exploration
and journey, capturing a moment and evoking emotion. Her recent focus has exploded
in the way of live music and the culture surrounding the underground resurgence
of Downtown Los Angeles. She is aiming to capture the raw pleasure and passions
that Angelenos are rediscovering in these ongoing times of economic and political
Biggerstaff, Newbury Park, CA
Library Cadallic Scones" 40"
Biggerstaff, Newbury Park, CA see above
"The Steering Wheel"
40" x 50"
Goldberg, West Chester, PA
"To see the world through the eyes
of women is powerful. The perspective, affect and empathy is often present
in their photographs. Many women pioneered the way for women to photograph
the world around them. Role models were created and our current generation
has expanded to acceptance and venues for women in the field of photography.
As a professional photographer with an undergrad in photography and a
in the creative arts, I am delighted to be a member of WIPI and participate
in different venues for photography. The world keeps changing and the
photography industry evolves to meet our needs and views of the world. The changes
I have seen over a 30 year period of my career continues to make me eye sharp
and images that document the world."
Silverman, Los Angeles, CA
"In The Beginning"
Silverman has been an actively engaged artist in a variety of media for most of
her adult life, with a concentrated focus on photography for the past 20 years.
Professionally she is a psychotherapist, psychoanalyst and art therapist in private
practice. This image is part of a continuing project based on autobiographical
impressions. After many years of photographing others, she has turned the camera
on herself through a series of actual self-portraits and metaphorical still life
images. Through her imagery, she hopes to evoke in the viewer a resonance with
some of the unspoken internal experiences that lie at a very deep level of human
existence. Diane still photographs exclusively with film.
Siegfried, Toronto, Ontario, CANADA
for her work in portraiture of self and others, meditative landscapes and photographic
narrative, Siegfried has worked with the historical process of platinum for over
twenty-five years and has exhibited her images internationally. In recent years,
she has expanded her mode of presentation to include archival digital prints.
Siegfried’s photographs have been reproduced and discussed in such publications
as SHOTS magazine, Schwarzweiss, La Fotografia Actual, Camera Arts Magazine, and
ARTNews. Her first book entitled LifeLines was published in 2000. Siegfried’s
work is represented in many private and public collections, including the Kiyosato
Museum of Photographic Arts in Japan; the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography
in Ottawa; and the Peter E. Palmquest Women in Photography International Archive
held at the Beinicke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University, Connecticut.
Freyer, Los Angeles, CA
In my work as a photographer, which is informed
by my background as a painter and filmmaker, I explore the mystery and beauty
of familiar subjects as both visual objects and emotional symbols. Using unexpected
angles and undefined spaces, I hope to evoke a response in the viewer that includes
observation, pleasure and memory.
Siverson, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl
a bachelor's degree in music, Glennis went on to work for Paramount Pictures and
Sony Pictures Entertainment in Los Angeles, later changing course to concentrate
solely on her love of photography. Trained by National Geographic, a sampling
of her numerous awards include Honorable Mention in the 2011 Int'l Photography
Gala Awards, Finalist in PDN Magazine's 2011 Int'l Competition, Runner-up in the
2010 Robert Cornelius Int'l Portrait Awards and Finalist in the 2010 Lucie Foundation
Julie Margaret Cameron Int'l Awards. She is part of the 2012 Orange County Select
Exhibition in Orlando, Florida, for which just 18 works from various artists were
chosen. Currently based in Ft. Lauderdale, Glennis considers travel as another
of her passions, and enjoys exploring the world with her cameras in hand.
Johnson, Sherman Oaks, CA
Jamie Johnson is a Los Angeles based award
winning photographer. Her work has been published in International photography
magazines and shown in galleries is nine different countries. Her body of work
includes the Orphanages of Cambodia, the Rural Tribes of India, the Children who
live in the dumps of Mexico, as well and the Children of the Jungles of Laos.
Her project "Portraits of Skid Row Thru the Eyes of the Children" has
been shown worldwide in 5 galleries and featured in the Fowler Museum. Her work
in the "I Love LA" exhibit can currently be seen at The Duncan Miller
Gallery in Los Angeles and this Fall will start a worldwide tour starting in Korea.
Her most recent work on Cuba can now be seen at the Wooburn Art Festival in England.
Ferro, Los Angeles, CA
Jean Ferro, Los Angeles, CA
"Pink Duck" series, ducks-in-a-row"
Jean Ferro's fine art self-portrait work has been published in
international publications Zoom, French Photo and Japan's Shukan
Shincho. TV magazine network shows include ABC Eye On LA and the
CBS, America Show. Ferro's film and music personality collection
includes such artists as David Bowie, Reba McEntire, Ringo Starr,
and her actor/director son, Eric Etebari. She produced and
directed 30 min documntary "Through Our Own Eyes, Self-Portrait
by People Without Homes." As a feature photographer for Los
Angeles Magazine, Ferro photographed Arianna Huffington, Larry
Gelbart, Fred Otash and others. Her collections include self-portraits,
Global Liberty, Bucks County, Pa, Film/Music and the ducks-in-a-row
series. President of WIPI 2000-2012
McLemore, Charlevoix, MI
"Morning Glory Canna"
Julia McLemore’s work is an exploration
of life, loss and transformation; with an added “phoenix” outcome
of beauty or humor…often a sense of motion or dance. She observes and studies
the smallest details of flowers and plants. Each becomes an opportunity for a
new way of seeing, as the light shines through via a scanner. The viewer sees
the flower or leaf’s interior space. The final exhibition prints are often
oversize and voluptuous, always colorful and magnified many times the size of
the original. She is a recent transplant from Ohio to Charlevoix, Michigan, above
the 45th parallel, where she is just beginning to discover the beautiful imaging
opportunities northern Michigan has to offer. McLemore holds bachelor degrees
in English Literature and Fine Arts and a master’s degree of fine arts in
art photography. She is owner/artist for Green Ink Gallery.
Corday, Chicago, IL
"Gray Image TWO"
Corday expands her exploration of the charisma of humanity as it exists in shadow
to include an examination of our need to categorize what we see in the latest
images from her Gray series. As a photographic artist and writer, the former Walt
Disney Imagineer embraces her photography with renewed vigor. Having recently
completed the artist proofs of her new book, Gray...A Lyrical Tale for Our Time,
she looks forward to sharing her work with the world through its publication.
Previously, Ms. Corday taught photography at the Art League School in Alexandria,
Virginia. Exhibitions of her work include the WIPI Exhibition at photoLA 2011;
Long Beach Arts, the Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department, OxBow; and in 1990
Women In Photography International.
Erickson, Santa Monica, CA
is a second generation photographer who studied at the University of Minnesota,
where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Summa cum Laude, in Photography
and Sculpture. She subsequently earned her Master’s degree from Mankato
State University.Through her extensive travels, Kay captures images of the people
in local communities around the world in their cultural surroundings. Through
these images, she hopes to convey the humanity that we all share, and in the process,
hopefully eliminate some of the present stereotypes that are contributing to worldwide
unrest. Kay just returned from Calcutta, India, where she photographed various
charities, all sponsored by the NGO, Calcutta Rescue
Kane Stewart, San Diego, CA
Monica Kane Stewart is a portrait
and fine art photographer as well as a mixed media artist based in San Diego,
California. She received her BA in Visual Arts (Studio) in 2010 from the University
of California at San Diego. Here work involves capturing natural interactions
among individuals and their environment. Her studio is 15th Street Photography
in Del Mar, CA.
L. Shulman, New York, NY
"You Pick the Place and I'll Choose the Time"
take photographs because I love to hold on to memories. My father was an
amateur photographer and one of my first memories was watching him take a picture
of my sister in front of a picture window in my first childhood home. I
was only a little girl but I can remember how magical the light looked, the way
the carpet felt under my bare feet and how the sun felt on my face. I try
to capture those feelings in every photograph I take and to create pictures that
ask that we look deeper than the surface, that hold ambiguities and conflicts
and that expose secrets. I look for moments that are at once familiar, yet
unexpected. There is no methodical approach in the selection of my subjects
- my choices come from an intuitive place and are fueled by my curiosity and need
to record and explore moments that may seem random but are also meaningful. You
can see my work at www.monicalshulman.com
Pulga, Bologna - ITALY
Italian professional photographer
since 1979. As commercial photographer I produce pictures of food for european
companies, books and magazines. As photojournalist I am concerned with:Social
topics as immigration and women’s condition in Italy, Africa, Asia, North
and South America. Architecture and town planning in several cities in Italy,
France, England, Spain, Germany, Portugal, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Chech Republic,Turkey
and in U.S.A.: Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, San Diego and Las Vegas. I
had many exhibitions in Europe and U.S.A. and published several books. Some of
my pictures are acquired by Beinecke Libray, Yale University, USA, and by CSAC,
Parma University, Italy. As photography teacher, I am working since 2001 in an
Italian high school for graphic design and I realized many workshops in different
Universities and cities in Italy and Spain.
Schneider, Denver, CO
Photographer and designer
Wendi Schneider is known for her graceful compositions, which are the foundation
for her detailed, sensual photographs. Her color, black and white, sepia and hand-painted
photographs are exhibited and collected worldwide and have been featured in magazines,
advertising, book covers, spa installations, websites and more. Much of her work
is inspired by the natural world, reflecting the lush sensuality of her southern
heritage and her background in art history and oil painting. Born in Memphis,
she has worked in extensively in New Orleans, New York and Denver and recently
the San Francisco area where she is photographing in Marin.
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