Join artists Simone Brogini, Miren Etcheverry, and Conrad Gees, as they share their photography and their journey into the world of fine art photography with us. All three artists are Griffin Museum of Photography members and their work is included in the Photography Atelier 32 Exhibition. Come and learn more!
Simone Brogini is a Photographer and an Architect native of Firenze Italy, where he lived for 30 years. He now lives with his family in Arlington, MA. He discovered photography at a young age when he started documenting the world around him through family trips mostly focusing on landscapes and cityscapes.
Simone graduated at the University of Florence earning a Master in Architecture. During these years, admiring the city of the Medici, his interest in photography and architecture blended together bringing Simone’s work to mostly focus on interior and exterior representation of buildings and cityscapes.
Simone’s passion for traveling has allowed him to build a travel portfolio that includes cityscapes, landscapes and wildlife. Portraiture photography and working with natural and artificial lights, is another aspect of his profession as a photographer.
Miren Etcheverry is an award-winning photographer based in Cambridge and Provincetown, MA. She spent her early childhood in Paris and the Basque Country. Her passion for photography began early, as she traveled extensively throughout her youth and continued to travel throughout her career in international finance, her camera at her side.
Her photographs have been selected for juried exhibitions at Danforth Art, in galleries, including Menier Gallery, Darkroom Gallery, Kiernan Gallery, and at the Center for Fine Art Photography, Griffin Museum of Photography, Cape Cod Art Center, Cambridge Art Association and Bedford Public Library.
Miren’s photographs received various Honorable Mentions in the International Photography Awards (IPA) and ArtAscent’s competitions. Her work has appeared in publications and blogs, including the Cape Cod Times, Art Ascent and About Basque Country.
Miren studied photography at New England School of Photography, Maine Media Workshops and Griffin Museum of Photography, and with Alison Shaw and National Geographic photographer Michael Melford. She had her first formal training in photography while a student at Stanford University, where she worked in video production at the pioneering Stanford Instructional Television Network. She has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from M.I.T.
Conrad Gees is a photographer based in Natick, MA. His lifelong interest in photography stems from a love of images that speak to the viewer on multiple levels. Conrad has taken this ethos to the forests of Eastern MA, the railways of Europe, and most recently, the streets of Havana where he has embarked upon of a multi-year project documenting the impact of the renewed relations between the US and Cuba.
Gees’ work has been exhibited in solo shows at Griffin Museum SoWa Gallery, The New England School of Photography, The Center for the Arts Natick, and Baldwin Hill Art and Framing Gallery, as well as group shows at The Griffin Museum of Photography, the Providence Center for Photographic Arts, Photo Place Gallery in Vermont, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Smith College. His work has also been published in: Don’t Take Picturesand the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Fine Arts Magazine. Most recently he completed the Photography Atelier Program at the Griffin Museum of Photography under the tutelage of Meg Birnbaum and Susan Greene and has had his Bosque Magico de la Habana Portfolio accepted as one of the top 200 finalists for Photo Lucida’s Critical Mass 2017 .
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