GREENPORT SKETCH 1986 is an analog photo collage sketch made from Ilford XP1 film. The strips of film are straight out of the camera, taped onto a glass negative carrier, and enlarged onto color paper. Exposed with my trusty Olympus OM-1, which I had specially filed out by the esteemed Marty Forscher of Professional Camera Repair in NYC, to eliminate the spacing in between frames.
FLOWER SWIRL STUDY 2006 is a digital photo collage study made from images shot with a Canon G6 at the New York Botanical Gardens
SWIMSWAMSWUM 2017 is a digital photo collage made from images shot with Nikon D3400 and assembled with stitching software and Photoshop.
ASTORIA SOUVENIR 1983 is a single frame panorama shot with a Widelux camera. It depicts where I lived and worked for over 10 years in Astoria, NY. Chris Shipley, long-time roomate and art-punk running buddy, on right. Along with Jim Vitto and Chris’ brother Richard, (and other subsequent roomates) we commandeered 3 floors of this ex furniture showroom turned ex after hours club. Quite a ride.
LIZA SKETCH 1988 is a sketch multiple image of a picture of Liza Minelli found in a magazine. Photographed with color negative film and printed on Chromogenic paper, in a land before computers and Photoshop. I created effects in the enlarging /printing process using stencils to expose areas separately, changing color and exposure, and moving/spinning the easel under the enlarger to get the effects seen here.
LAKELOST 2017 is a digital photo collage made from images found on Google Earth, and assembled here with stitching software and Photoshop.
THE NEW SOS 2017 is a digital photo collage using imagery from Google Earth, which is then composed with stitching software and Photoshop.