The work of Willie Osterman? Diana Bloomfield? Joanne Teasdale?
Willie Osterman earned a BFA and MFA in photography and is a professor and chair of Fine Art Photography at Rochester Institute of Technology. He worked as a contract photographer for the Eastman Kodak Company.
His publication Déjà View: A Cultural Re-Photographic Survey of Bologna, Italy in its second edition is now out of print.
During his sabbatical for the year of 2010 he received a Fulbright Scholars Award to develop a Master’s Degree program and teach at the Academy of the Dramatic Arts, University of Zagreb, Croatia.
He has over 80 exhibitions in the US, Italy, Turkey, Austria, China and Croatia. His work is included, among others, in the collections of the International Museum of Photography at the George Eastman House, The Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, the University of New Mexico Museum of Art, and the Alinari Photographic Archive in Florence, Italy.
To learn more about the work of Willie Osterman please visit his page at Willie Osterman.
An exhibiting photographer for over thirty-five years, Diana has received numerous awards for her images, including a 1985 New Jersey State Visual Arts Fellowship, and five Regional Artist Grants from the United Arts Council of Raleigh, North Carolina, most recently for 2015-16. She was a Critical Mass Finalist in 2014.
Specializing in 19th century printing techniques, Diana’s images have been included in a number of books, including Pinhole Photography: Rediscovering a Historic Technique (2004), by Eric Renner; Robert Hirsch’s Exploring Color Photography Fifth (& Sixth) Edition: From Film to Pixels (2011; 2015); Christina Z. Anderson’s Gum Printing & Other Amazing Contact Printing Processes (2013); Jill Enfield’s Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes: Popular Historical and Contemporary Techniques (2013); in Christopher James’ The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes (2015); and, most recently, in Christina Z. Anderson’s Gum Printing: A Step-by-Step Manual, Highlighting Artists and their Creative Practice (2017).
Her work has been featured in the Pinhole Journal; The World Journal of Post-Factory Photography; Chinese Photography; Shadow & Light; SxSE (South x Southeast); Diffusion; Dodho Photography Magazine, and Silvershotz. Her images have been included in The Sun Magazine; The HAND Magazine; and the North Carolina Literary Review. Diana is also a contributing writer for Don’t Take Pictures.
As an independent curator, Diana has organized and curated several pinhole and alternative process exhibitions, including “Pure Light: Southern Pinhole Photography,” shown at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), in Winston-Salem, NC in 2004. And the exhibit,“Old is New Again: Alternative Processes,” which was originally shown at the Green Hill Center for NC Art, in Greensboro, NC, was invited for exhibition at the 2004 Pingyao International Photography Festival, in Pingyao, China. She was also an invited artist to the first Qinghai International Photography Festival, in Xining, China, where she exhibited in the summer of 2006.
Her work is in a number of public and private collections, including the New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors, located in Santa Fe, NM, and North Carolina State University’s Gregg Museum of Art & Design, in Raleigh, NC.
A native North Carolinian, Diana lives and works in Raleigh, North Carolina, where she received her MA in English Literature and Creative Writing from North Carolina State University. She teaches workshops throughout the country, and in her beautiful backyard studio.
Diana is represented by Panopticon Gallery, located in Boston, Massachusetts.
To learn more about her work please visit her page at Diana Bloomfield.
Born in Montreal, Canada, Joanne Teasdale immigrated to the United States in 2006 and lives and works in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She studied in Canada, France and the United States, and holds an art degree from Dawson College in Montreal. She has also taken classes in glass art and photography from established artists: Catherine Newell, Carrie Iverson, Erik Whittemore, Silvia Levenson, Thomas Kulbowsky and Alex Masi.
Joanne Teasdale is a human rights activist and her work revolves around the challenges, struggles and resilience of people in different parts of the world who are confronted with the atrocities of genocide, war and the breaking down of an economy.
Teasdale teaches and lectures in glass studios, in the US and Italy, as well as at the Corning Glass Museum, Corning, NY. As a photographer, she has been on assignments for the One Million Bones Project, a large-scale installation in Washington, DC, with the purpose of bringing awareness to the genocides of the world. She has also traveled to Srebrenica, Bosnia, where she documented the 20 year commemoration of the genocide that took place during the Bosnian War in 1995. Her photographs have appeared on several book covers and her work has been the subject of articles in a variety of magazines, including Rfotofolio, Art LTD, Glass Quarterly, The Willamette Week, the Pittsburgh Tribune and Southwest Art.
She has exhibited in galleries and museums in Canada, France, New York, Santa Fe, Portland, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. Her work is also in the following collections: The Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung Foundation, in Munich, Germany; The U Place Corporation in Brussels, Belgium; and the General Trust Bank in Montreal, Canada.
To learn more about the work of Joanne Teadale please visit her page at, Joanne Teasdale.