Gallery: Frank Styburski
Frank Styburski photographs abstract patterns, shapes, and reflections found in everyday things. He lives in Chicago and works on its streets where he developed his skills and honed his eye for pictures. He is a past Board Member of Northwest Arts Connection - an advocacy group dedicated to presenting art with connections to the community, on Chicago's northwest side. He established the Shot of Art series of art exhibits at PERKOLATOR in the Irving-Austin Business District of Chicago and served as its original curator. He shows his work in galleries and nontraditional exhibit spaces where people gather to work, play, and do business. He has participated in numerous group and solo shows in collaboration with community groups, arts advocacy organizations and small businesses. Styburski's work has recently been on display at the Polish Museum Of America, the Illinois State Museum in Lockport, and Harold Washington Library Center. His work may be seen in Issue 14 of Glassworks and at his web site: http://www.frankstyburski.weebly.com
Gallery: C.F. Sanchez
C.F. Sanchez resides in Philadelphia, where he practices his craft of street photography. His work is inspired by the everyday happenings of life in the various neighborhoods of Philly. C.F. Sanchez also works as a freelance photojournalist, and his work has been published in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, and various magazines. When he’s not busy observing the streets of his city, C.F. prefers escaping into nature for a long hike, camping, or some fishing. Sanchez's work is featured in Issue 12 of Glassworks.
Gallery: Thomas Gillaspy
Thomas Gillaspy is a northern California photographer with an interest in urban minimalism. His photography has been featured in numerous magazines including the literary journals: Compose, DMQ Review and Citron Review. Gillaspy's work is featured in Issue 12 of Glassworks. Further information and additional examples of his work are available at: www.thomasgillaspy.com and www.flickr.com/photos/thomasmichaelart/
Gallery: Fred Siegel
Fred Siegel, when not taking pictures, spends his time advising Honor, an early stage company that helps older Americans remain in their homes longer as they age, is advisor to Years Of Living Dangerously, a television series dealing with climate change, and works with Stand Up To Cancer, a non-profit working to find cures for cancer. Siegel's work is featured in Issue 11 of Glassworks.
Gallery: Toni Bennett
Toni La Ree Bennett, writer and photographer, attended the University of Washington where she received her Ph.D. in English and a Certificate in Photography. Verbal work has appeared in Puerto del Sol and Hawaii Pacific Review, among other publications, and she has several poems in the anthology The Muse Strikes Back. Visual work has appeared in Stickman Review, Tryst, Pierian Springs, Gin Bender Poetry Review, Blue Fifth Review, and Atomic Petals with imminent publication of five photos in Gravel. Her work has appeared in many exhibitions in the Seattle area. Bennett's work is featured in Issue 10 of Glassworks.
Gallery: Clarissa Colletti
Clarissa Colletti approaches photography in a stylistic manner. She is particularly inspired by nature and the abstract and constantly drawn to reflections and shadows. She studied photography at Denison University from traditional darkroom to digital, however, she is most happy when working with alternative processes. Her work has been shown in Chicago at Morpho Gallery, RAW: Natural Born Artists, and State of the Art Chicago. In addition, her photograph Strawberry Patch won second place in the Prairie Art Alliance Images of Illinois 2013. Clarissa’s work is featured in Issue 9 of Glassworks. See more of her art at: cseephotography.com
Gallery: Ira Joel Haber
Ira Joel Haber was born and lives in Brooklyn. He is a sculptor, painter, book dealer, photographer and teacher. His work has been seen in numerous group shows both in USA and Europe and he has had 9 one man shows including several retrospectives of his sculpture. His work is in the collections of The Whitney Museum Of American Art, New York University, The Guggenheim Museum, The Hirshhorn Museum & The Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Haber's work is featured in Issue 8 of Glassworks.
Gallery: Virginia Mallon
Virginia Mallon is a painter, photographer and blogger with a focus on both human and environmental subjects. Her goal is to reflect and comment on the current state of the world whether it is the psychological undercurrent of contemporary society, environmental issues, or the challenges of the ordinary, the everyday life. Mostly, she hopes to illustrate the juxtaposition man and nature while paralleling the strengths and vulnerabilities of each. Mallon's work is featured in Issue 8 of Glassworks. See more of her work at: www.VirginiaMallon.com
Gallery: Roger Camp | Beauty & Utility
Roger Camp’s photographs have been published in over 100 magazines including American Photo, The New England Review, and The New York Quaterly. He is the author of three books, including the award-winning Butterflies in Flight, Thames & Hudson, 2002. He has taught photography at the Columbus College of Art & Design, University of Iowa and the Cite Internationale Universitaire de Paris. He is represented by the Robin Rice Gallery, NYC. Camp's images are featured in Issue 7 of Glassworks. More examples of his work may be found at: rcampphoto.com
Gallery: Amber Carpenter: Vacant Purpose Series | Beauty & Utility
Amber Carpenter is a writer, poet, and amateur photographer. She completed her Master of Arts in English from East Carolina University with a concentration in nonfiction and poetry. She prefers macro photography and continues to learn more about being behind the lens. Winston-Salem, North Carolina is where she currently resides and works as an adjunct Developmental English & Reading instructor at a local community college. Carpenter's work is featured in Issue 7 of Glassworks.
Gallery: Benn Gabriner | Beauty & Utility
Gallery: Eleanor Leonne Bennett | Beauty & Utility
Eleanor Leonne Bennett is a 16-year-old internationally award-winning photographer and artist who has won first places with National Geographic, The World Photography Organisation, Nature’s Best Photography, Papworth Trust, Mencap, The Woodland trust and Postal Heritage. Her photography has been published in the Telegraph, The Guardian, BBC News Website and on the cover of books and magazines in the United states and Canada. Her art is globally exhibited. Bennett's work is featured in Issue 7 of Glassworks.
Gallery: Laura Hinton | Beauty & Utility
Laura Hinton is the author of a poetry book, Sisyphus My Love (To Record a Dream in a Bathtub), published by BlazeVox Books, and a critical book, The Perverse Gaze of Sympathy: Sadomasochistic Sentiments from Clarissa to Rescue 911 (SUNY Press). She is also the co-editor of the essay collection (with Cynthia Hogue), We Who Love to Be Astonished: Experimental Women’s Writing and Performance Poetics (University of Alabama Press).
Gallery: Christine Brandel | Beauty & Utility
Christine Brandel is a British American artist, currently living and teaching in the American Midwest. Her work has appeared in print and online in the US and UK. Brandel's work is featured in Issue 7 of Glassworks.
Gallery: Lori Blake | Beauty & Utility
Lori Blake is a teacher, poet, and hobby photographer from Raleigh NC. She enjoys finding the beauty in objects that others consider worthless or ugly. Blake's image is featured in Issue 7 of Glassworks. You may see more of her work at http://bluemangoimages.deviantart.com/gallery/ or www.facebook.com/bluemangoimages.
Gallery: Callan Tweedie
Gallery: Hannah Appleby-Wineberg
Gallery: Nicholas Levy
Nicholas Levy is a graduate student at the University of Chicago, specializing in the history of the former Soviet Union with a particular focus on the social history of state-sponsored urban development projects. Central Asia (including Uzbekistan), at the periphery of the Russian/Soviet empires and the center of a particularly Soviet colonial endeavor, is another focus of his research. Between 2007 and 2011, Nicholas worked in Moscow as an editor of documentary films and host of the popular science show "Technology Update" on Russia Today television.