As a full-time, professional photographer, I use my camera to support my needs for food and shelter. This has always been done in the form of event photography and portrait photography. While very rewarding, typically event photos and portraits do NOT qualify as ‘art’. As such, I’ve never had the opportunity to participate in an artistic photography exhibition.
Well, all of that changes this coming Saturday night, March 15th at 6:00pm when I host a reception for my FotoFest 2014 solo exhibit. FotoFest is the oldest and largest photography exhibit in the United States. It runs for 6 weeks from March 15th through April 26th and is held in hundreds of different venues across the City of Houston. My solo exhibit will be held at the Havens Center at 1827 West Alabama and is literally right next door to the Chocolate Bar.
I have become involved in a flight training school over the past year as a partner in the business. Part of my involvement has been to learn to fly small aircraft. I have been a little uneasy about flying in small aircraft and I found myself really looking closely at all moving parts of the plane during pre-flight inspections due to this uneasiness. It was at these moments that I noticed how all the small pieces work together to keep us in the air. So, I used a Canon 100mm Macro lens to do a complete study of these small pieces and the resulting exhibit is titled Aloft: AeroMacro.
Please join us at the Havens Center on Saturday night at 6pm for martinis, food, people watching and some unique art. Hope to see you all there!