Kissimmee Billy Strand

April 22 is Earth Day, an internationally-recognized annual event that began in 1970. I was invited by the U.S. National Park Service to spend a month at Florida’s Big Cypress National Preserve as its Artist-in-Residence. While there, I created a series of photographs to artistically document the invasive species issue that is plaguing the environmentContinue reading “Kissimmee Billy Strand”

Big Ben’s Rainbow

I was in London to meet with the cultural attaché of the U.S. Embassy to the United Kingdom. He expressed interest in presenting a solo exhibition of my photography at a new building that was to be constructed at Nine Elms. While there, I also visited the National Poetry Library to explore the possibility ofContinue reading “Big Ben’s Rainbow”

Street Photography: Rain, Rain, Go Away…

It’s definitely feeling like autumn, for which I have mixed feelings. I like the colorful foliage and the toasty smell of the dead leaves and crumbled acorns. I also like the crisp temperatures that put me in the mood for tea or hot cider. But I don’t like the struggle and the depressing feeling ofContinue reading “Street Photography: Rain, Rain, Go Away…”

Father-Daughter Art Exhibited Posthumously to Raise Awareness of Borderline Personality Disorder | Contact New York, NY – Fountain House Gallery hosts “Empowered to Create,” a fine art group exhibit and auction in New York City presented by the advocacy group, Emotions Matter, Inc., which includes a photograph by New York artist Xiomáro together with the posthumous display of a painting by his daughter.  The one-day art show andContinue reading “Father-Daughter Art Exhibited Posthumously to Raise Awareness of Borderline Personality Disorder”

Sea Cliff’s K. DiResta Collective Exhibits “City Grids, Country Patterns” Photos | Contact Me Roslyn Heights artist, Xiomáro, presents his new photographic art series, City Grids, Country Patterns, at Sea Cliff’s K. DiResta Collective from October 1 to November 1, 2013. The 12 photographs in the series juxtapose views of contemporary New York City skyscrapers with those of J. Alden Weir’s historically preserved Connecticut homeContinue reading “Sea Cliff’s K. DiResta Collective Exhibits “City Grids, Country Patterns” Photos”