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HIGH DRY AMERICAN SUMMER

July 03, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
HIGH DRY AMERICAN SUMMER Just ten days left before our MOAH exhibition becomes history! Much gratitude to LA’s outstanding art writers who've bestowed some great press on the show, including two Los Angeles Times listings by cultural journalist Carolina A. Miranda. But don't just read about it! See it IRL (thru July 15). High & Dry: Land A...
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MO' MOAH!

May 25, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Liz Gordon, Miles Regis, and friends at the "High & Dry: Land Artifacts" opening Museum of Art & History (MOAH) – Lancaster, CA – May 2018 Thank you to all the friends and family who made our MOAH opening such success! For those who couldn't make it, the show continues through July 15, Tuesday-Saturday 11am-6pm, with extended hours Thursdays, 1...
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HIGH & DRY: MOAH!

May 06, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
High & Dry is proud to announce our latest exhibition: High & Dry: Land Artifacts 665 West Lancaster Blvd, Lancaster, CA 93534 661.723.6250 • lancastermoah.org May 12 - July 15 • Opening: May 12, 4-6pm Artist talk: Sunday, June 3, 1pm The exhibit represents a full realization of High & Dry's long-term, multi-platform exploration of the Californi...
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LAND ARTIFACTS

March 27, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
LAND ARTIFACTS Friends, it’s time to Spring ahead, and I must say that 2018 has already been quite the year so far, with my work already in five exhibitions, including the current Empty Spaces, Abandoned Spaces at the Praxis Photographic Art Center in Minneapolis, MN (thru March 17), and as a featured artist in Digital vs Analog at the Hive Gall...
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A NEW YEAR, SHINY & BRIGHT

January 09, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
A NEW YEAR, SHINY & BRIGHT Happy New Year my friends! After attending a dozen exhibitions this weekend, I am awed by Los Angeles' creative talent and the multitude of outstanding exhibition venues. 2018 reckons to be a year of great beauty and wonder! Merry-Go-Round Swing with Sunflare - Pinhole Exposure - Hollywood CA - 2011 For my part,...
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SHOW TIME

November 19, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
SHOW TIME! It's an all-city time, with work currently on view in three exhibitions across Los Angeles County: Personal Vacation at Gallery 825 in West Hollywood (thru December 1), Boulevard of Broken Dreams at The Six in Calabasas (thru November 15), and the epic, must see Art in Place at the Newberry Lofts in Long Beach (by appointment thru Decem...
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PRETTY IN INK

March 13, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
PRETTY IN INK For an artist, exhibiting work can be as nerve-wracking as it is inspiring. Will they come, will they collect... will they write about it? Well, I am pleased to report things are going well across the board, and not least because I am genuinely humbled and honored by the slate of positive coverage on my current solo show It’s a Mess...
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A MONTH IN FULL

February 03, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
A MONTH IN FULL February may be the shortest month, but here at Ospix, we are making the most of every moment! My solo show at Porch Gallery - Ojai opens Saturday, February 18, 5-7pm. It’s a Mess Without You will feature new work from my Desert Windows series and runs February 16 - March 26. If you'd like to stay in town, please plan ahead (you c...
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MAKING THE SCENE IN 2017

January 11, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
MAKING THE SCENE IN 2017 Try as we may to extend the holidays, our attention must finally shift to the new year ahead. Let’s greet the future with some art, shall we? This Thursday (January 12) is the opening night of Los Angeles’ premier photo fair, Photo LA. As a FOCUS Photo Award Finalist, I’ll be making fancy with photography lovers at the...
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CHUNGKING STUDIO'S "PHOTO OF THE YEAR"

December 14, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
CHUNGKING STUDIO’S “PHOTO OF THE YEAR” December is upon us and it’s busier than Santa’s workshop here preparing prints for my hotly anticipated show It’s a Mess Without You, opening February 18 at Porch Gallery - Ojai. The solo exhibit will feature new work from my Desert Windows series, as well as the eponymous image that seems to have captured...
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WINDOWS AND GUNS AND FAIRS, OH MY!

September 16, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
WINDOWS AND GUNS AND FAIRS, OH MY! Brace yourselves art lovers! Before we all get swept up in the tide of a shiny new art season, I'd like to share some highlights from my dry hot American summer. I'm happy to have finally exhibited my series Armchair in the Sky, first on the east side at Art Share LA, then on the west, in a 3-person show at FAB G...
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WINDOWS AND LENSES: The Photography of Osceola Refetoff

September 09, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
WINDOWS AND LENSES: The Photography of Osceola Refetoff By Betty Ann Brown (a reproduction of the article follows below) To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them. ~Elliott E...
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READY FOR TAKE OFF

July 07, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Summer is upon us, and with it comes thoughts of vacation destinations both near and far. In the spirit of the season, Art Share L.A. is presenting Flight Patterns, a tour de force show that includes my friends Dani Dodge, Danielle Eubank, Daniel Leighton, Marianne Magne, Susan Melly, and many other talented artists – opening Sat, July 9th, 7-10pm...
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HIGH & DRY SHOWERED WITH AWARDS AT OWAC (AGAIN)

June 03, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
“Best Outdoor Media Award" “Best Outdoor Feature Photograph” “Best Nature Photograph” Editor’s Choice: “Best Overall Photograph” “Best Outdoor Magazine Feature” Los Angeles, CA (June 1, 2016) – The Outdoor Writers Association of California (OWAC) annual Craft Awards competition honored High & Dry: dispatches from the land of little rain wi...
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HOT SENSORS, INVISIBLE LIGHT, AND THE OPEN DESERT

May 06, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
First, I'm beyond pleased to announce a solo show in February 2017 at the Porch Gallery Ojai. Heather Stobo and Lisa Casoni have created a special community up there, and I'm delighted to work with them. Window View of Fruitland Fire Remains - Dawn - Thermal, CA - 2016 I'm also developing a High & Dry installation at the Museum of Art & His...
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