Monday, August 13, 2012

Join me for a workshop in New Mexico

I will be hosting a workshop at Dona Ana College in Las Cruses, NM April 5-6, 2013. Space is limited. Contact Paul Shranz for more information or feel free to email me. 

This is a workshop designed to help participants tap into their own personal experiences to create a more defined dramatic narrative in their photography. Its purpose it also to demonstrate how incredibly informative the process of self-portraiture can be. Using yourself as a model to tell a story makes your imagery even more personal and allows you to participate directly with your space and your image. 

Chances are you’re not the only person experiencing your story; this workshop will demonstrate how your personal experiences can be viewed and interpreted on a larger scale to evoke social or political change, to create a voice through imagery, to create drama and tension, and to tell a story in one single image.

This workshop emphasizes techniques that allow you to create dramatic narrative photography through the use of simplistic set-ups, props and symbolism, natural and artificial light and Photoshop skills.

Monday, August 6, 2012

Exhibition Updates

This has been a busy week of preparing for several exhibitions: Flying House collaboration, Woman Made Gallery's exhibition, "Inspired By," Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts Exhibition, "Diversity," Art Space's "Synergy" exhibition in Vienna, Austria and Flow Art Space's exhibition, "Passages, Pathways and Portals" (information for all shows listed below.) Please plan to attend one or all! of the exhibitions.

As always, check out more of me here

Passages, Pathways and Portals
Flow Art Space
13th Avenue NE
Minneapolis MN
Exhibition Dates: Aug 8-25
Opening: Thursday, August 9

Inspired By
Woman Made Gallery
685 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL
Exhibition Dates: August 24 - September 27, 2012
Opening: Friday, August 24

Flying House 2012
Maes Gallery 
167 North Racine, Suite 1 
Chicago, IL
Opening: Saturday, August 25
Art Space 191 
Vienna, Austria  
Opening: September 12 

Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts  
New York 28  Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Exhibition Dates: August 31st - September 29th, 2012 

Saturday, August 4, 2012

I love good news!

I've been working diligently on another project which is an extension of "Creatures" - images will be posted soon!

But I'd love to share some wonderful news...

I have been invited by photographer and professor, Paul Shranz to Dona Ana College in Las Cruces, NM to host a workshop. Dates and workshop description to follow - but I'll give you a hint - the workshop will be held in the spring and will involve instruction on theatrical narrative photographic work.

Also, I am happy to report that my work, Blasphemy Rules the World in White Dresses was blogged about by BAS-relief. (Read the entry, curtsey of below or visit the blog which includes wonderful write ups about local Chicago artists.)

Blasphemy Rules the World in White Dresses Jennifer Moore
Photo courtesy of
I am seeing the trend in photography selections, fear not, it will not last.  This artists however bears mention.  On my first adventure to the Zhou B Art Center I was overwhelmed by the abundane of art on display.  A bit chaotic, the gallery was filled with scultptures, paintings, photographs, and onlookers.

I entered the first exhibit, FACEMASK the 8th Annual National Self-Portrait exhibition, curated by Sergio Gomez.  I wasn't sure what I was walking into, but I was arrested by this digital print by Jennifer Moore, Blasphemy Rules the World in White Dresses.  The print is luminous, with an ethereal glow exuding from the white clad figure.  A soft focus on the edges brings the work into a beautiful dream-like state.  While many may find the piece haunting, the woman behind the skull, there is something very serene about the work in person.

I continued my stroll through the warehouse, walking into numerous spaces, but this work by Moore is one that has followed me into my work week beyond the gallery openings.

Moore is a local, Chicago digital artist, featured in numerous gallery exhibitions throughout Chicagoland.  To see more work by Moore visit her site and her blog.