Good news this morning: my summer artist residency application in Havana, Cuba was ✨ACCEPTED✨! I will be spending the first half of July working on a photo project that has been simmering on the back burners of my mind for the last 3 years since my mother passed. I want to develop a series of photographs and text for a photo book about identity, place, and loss and I’m looking forward to immersing myself in work and the motherland.
Above image: The Whiskey Faces of friends Katherine, Shane, and Mike.
I’ve been visiting friend’s living rooms the last couple weeks, shooting my latest artist project “Whiskey Faces”. “Whiskey Faces” is a photo series that is a tribute to a time (approx. 2003-2007) when whiskey and over indulgence were routine to our every day.
Above images: My good friend Chad sits for a couple Whiskey Faces test shots.
I started shooting an artist project last night that I’ve been thinking about for the last 7 years now. The start of a project, especially one that has been a long time coming, is always an exciting time and I’m looking forward to the portrait shoots I have scheduled throughout the week.