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Born and raised in New York City, Jeannie Motherwell inherited a love of painting from her father, Robert Motherwell, and stepmother, Helen Frankenthaler, two pillars of mid-century abstraction. She studied painting at Bard College and the Art Students League in New York. Continuing with her art after college, she became active in arts education at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT, until relocating to Cambridge, MA, where she worked at Boston University for the graduate program in Arts Administration until 2015. She served on the Cambridge Arts Council Public Art Commission from 2004 – 2007, is currently on the Advisory Board for Joy Street Artists Open Studios in Somerville, MA. and serves on the Board of Directors for Provincetown Arts Magazine Her work has been featured in public and private collections throughout the US and abroad.
Adrian Fernandez studied visual arts at the San Alejandro Fine Arts Academy (2004) and later at the Superior Institute of Arts (2010) in Havana, Cuba. Early in his art career, despite of specializing in sculpture, he began to practice with photographic media, becoming later his main expressive tool. His work has developed from the use of black and white with documentary perspective, evolving in later years towards studio photography and the use of digital media as well as color photography. He currently works as an independent artist and as a professor on Documentary Photography in Havana for New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, Office of Special Programs Abroad. He has exhibit in several group and solo shows in Cuba, United States, Mexico, France, Belgium and Cambodia.
Adrian Fernandez color photographs (above) and new black and white photographs(below). Black and white sizes: 24 x 24″/ 39.25 x 39.25″/ 59 x 59″ – rectangular orientation: 31.5 x 63″/ 39.5 x 79″/ 59 x 118″
Francis Olschafskie has exhibited nationally and internationally, including the Museum of Modern Art, Paris; the Isentan Museum, Tokyo, the Greek Ministry of Culture, Athens, the Tisch School at NYU, New York, the Robert Hull Fleming Museum in Vermont, the Photographic Resource Center in Boston, the Fine Arts Work Center and artStrand Gallery in Provincetown, MA.
In 2014, Francis Olschafskie’s work was exhibited in the “Message and Means” exhibition at Columbia University. The exhibition is a review of the work of the influential MIT Media Lab’s Visible Language Workshop. In 2011, as part of “Paris Photo”, Francis’s work was featured in an exhibition entitled EXPOSITION ÉCLATS DE PHOTOGRAPHIE at le musée Adrien Mentienne , Bry-sur-Marne.
In March of 2009 Francis’s work was included in the exhibition ‘Artists Books as Culture’ at the Center for Book Arts in NYC. In 2007 he was honored and presented an honorarium at the state of the city address by the mayor of Bry Sur Marne in France for his work at the Daguerre Association. In 2008 Olschafskie’s photographs were placed in the Special Collections of the Bodleian Library at Oxford University.
Mr. Olschafskie did his graduate work at the Media Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and his undergraduate studies in Photography at Massachusetts College of Art. He has been a faculty member at New York University, the School of Visual Arts, in NYC, The International Center of Photography in NYC, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Boston University where he has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in Photography, Art History and Digital Technology.
Photographer Amy Arbus has published five books, including the award winning On the Street 1980-1990 and The Inconvenience of Being Born. The New Yorker called The Fourth Wall her masterpiece. Her most recent, After Images, is an homage to modernism’s most iconic avant-garde paintings.
She has taught portraiture at Maine Media Workshops, the International Center of Photography, NORDphotography, Anderson Ranch Arts Center and The Fine Arts Work Center.
Her advertising clients include Marina Rinaldi, Chiat/Day, Foote, Cone and Belding, American Express, Saatchi & Saatchi, SpotCo, New Line Cinema and Nickelodeon. Her photographs have appeared in over one hundred periodicals around the world, including New York Magazine, People, Aperture and The New York Times Magazine.
Amy Arbus is represented by The Schoolhouse Gallery in Massachusetts. She has had thirty-six solo exhibitions worldwide, and her photographs are a part of the collection of The National Theater in Norway, The New York Public Library and The Museum of Modern Art in New York.