PROfessional Member Gallery
Tesse with Giant Pear
All images copyright © Dale Sparage, Bloomfield Hills,
Dale Susan Sparage is a Michigan based photographer.
have been included in group shows in New York, the Palm Springs Desert Museum,
The Toledo Museum, University of Michigan, Tucson Arizona, and others. Currently
she has a show at the ARTFUSION gallery in North Miami, and an upcoming show at
the Jewish Museum in West Bloomfield, Michigan scheduled for the month of August.
Her current body of work Portraits of Women looks at idea of
gender under the changing guise of portraiture. Girls in Wonderland
explores the transformation of girls as they come to terms with adolescence and
find their place as women.
There exists so many ways to change and reinvent
our appearance that our physical image turns into a permeable façade making
it more difficult to capture the essence of ones personhood through the
traditional meaning of portraits. New ways of representing our ever changing physical
being in relation to contemporary cultural environments is the challenge we face
as image makers. As seekers of truth and meaning to explain and understand what
it means to be human within the context of highly evolved technologies there is
a strong need to continue to question the impact and validity of the images we
Past WIPI Member