Join us for a online Photo Chat Chat featuring the works of Bootsy Holler, Doug Johnson, Susan May Tell and J.P. Terlizzi.
The Photo Chat Chat is a lively conversation by photographers for photographers and photography lovers. Each artist has a short presentation about their work, process and creativity, and a Q & A session follows, inviting each member of the Chat to ask questions of the presenting artists.
Join us on Thursday May 7th, 2020 at 7pm Eastern / 6pm Central / 4pm Pacific
Registration is required. Once you have registered we will send link information to join us.
About Bootsy Holler –
Bootsy Holler is an intuitive artist who has been a working photographer for over 25 years in music, editorial, advertising and fine art. Best known for her remarkably sensitive style of portraiture, she has been noticed and awarded by the Society of Photographic Journalism (SPJ) and Association of Alternative News-media (AAN).
Now a fine art photographer her work examines the nature of identity and the reimagined family photo album.
She received her BA with a concentration on Textiles from Western Washington University, Bellingham. After a career as a freelance Director, Producer and Photographer she relocated to Los Angeles to focus on fine art.
To see more of Bootsy Holler‘s work, log onto her website.
About Doug Johnson –
I’m a photographer, writer, illustrator, and printmaker currently living in Santa Fe, NM. I have published three books and occasionally write essays about photography, art and the creative process.
Much of my work focuses on the miracle of daily life — how we make our way in the world, safely and sanely. Remarkably, we often do so with kindness, humor, creativity, wisdom, friendship and teamwork. I want to better understand the unique worlds that people create for themselves; to explore the paths they follow or trails they blaze; to record the footprints and artifacts they leave behind. I wonder if they like their job, where they’re going, who cares if they’re sick, what makes them happy, is their family safe, what do they regret, what do they show and hide?
You can see more of Doug Johnson‘s photography on his website.
About Susan May Tell –
A visual poet, Susan May Tell was awarded recent artist fellowships to The MacDowell Colony and Yaddo. Her work is in the Smithsonian Museum’s Samuel Wagstaff Collection; her Oral History and Catalog of Works were acquired by Columbia University.
Tell’s photographs are featured in solo museum and university exhibitions including the Museum of Art / Fort Lauderdale and the University of California / San Francisco, as well as scores of brick-and-mortar galleries coast to coast.
Elizabeth Avedon included them in “fossils of time + light” — a book she curated and designed for the Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography.
Tell also had a celebrated 25-year career photographing in more than 20 countries, in the United States, Middle East and Europe, for pre-eminent publications, such as the New York Times, Time and LIFE Magazines. Stories included the women fighters of the Eritrean People’s Liberation Front, Iran-Iraq war, NBA Finals, actors, politicians, and more. She spent an amazing decade as a staff photographer and photo editor for her home town, in-your-face, newspaper, the New York Post.
Her traveling exhibition, A Requiem: Tribute to the Spiritual Space at Auschwitz, was presented at the Griffin Museum of Photography’s Main Gallery in 2009. In 2021, it will be at the Schumacher Gallery, Capital University. Please contact art2art Circulating Exhibitions, art2art dot org for more information and bookings.
To see more of Susan May Tell‘s work, log onto her website.
About JP Terlizzi –
JP Terlizzi is a New York City visual artist whose contemporary practice explores themes of memory, relationship, and identity. His images are rooted in the personal and heavily influenced around the notion of home, legacy, and family. He is curious how the past relates and intersects with the present and how that impacts and shapes one’s identity.Born and raised in the farmlands of Central New Jersey, JP earned a BFA in Communication Design at Kutztown University of PA with a background in graphic design and advertising. He has studied photography at both the International Center of Photography in New York and Maine Media College in Rockport, ME.
His work has been exhibited widely in galleries and museums across the United States including juried, invitational and solo exhibitions. JP was recognized and named in The Critical Mass Top 50 (2019, 2018), Critical Mass Finalist (2016, 2015). His work is held in both permanent and private collections across the United States and Canada.
JP is currently represented by Foto Relevance Gallery in Houston TX.
To see more of J.P. Terlizzi‘s work, log onto his website.
If you are interested in participating as an artist to a future Chat Chat, contact Associate Director Crista Dix for details.
image shown (c) Susan May Tell – Men, Suisse.
All sales are final on products purchased through the Griffin Museum. Participant cancellation of a program/lecture/class will result in a full refund only if notice of cancellation is given at least 2 weeks before the date of the event.