The Art of Phoneography | Photos from the July 6, 2019 Workshop at Weir Farm National Historic Site, Wilton, CT

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact I was surprised anyone showed up. The forecast called for thunderstorms that morning. It was overcast and the humidity seemed thick enough to cut with a knife. But we had a full house nonetheless. The attendees at this workshop were a dedicated group. In fact, several had attended before and were back as aContinue reading “The Art of Phoneography | Photos from the July 6, 2019 Workshop at Weir Farm National Historic Site, Wilton, CT”

The Art of Phoneography | Photos from the May 26, 2019 Workshop at Weir Farm National Historic Site, Wilton, CT

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact I began these workshops at Weir Farm last year and they very well received.  Beginner’s luck?  This time around, I did not do any media promotions.  So I was pleased that the workshop filled faster than ever.  Again, there were attendees that traveled a long way. One of the things that I found particularlyContinue reading “The Art of Phoneography | Photos from the May 26, 2019 Workshop at Weir Farm National Historic Site, Wilton, CT”

The Art of Phoneography | Photos from the March 16, 2019 Workshop at the Mark Twain Library, Redding, CT

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact It was a thrill for me to conduct the workshop at the Mark Twain Library in Redding, Connecticut, and in the very room where the original library was housed.  In addition to Mark Twain, the community is also where famed photographers Edward Steichen and Paul Caponigro lived as well as other artists of renown. Continue reading “The Art of Phoneography | Photos from the March 16, 2019 Workshop at the Mark Twain Library, Redding, CT”

Free Photography Workshop at Mark Twain Library

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact REDDING – A free four-hour smartphone photography workshop and photo walk is being offered at the Mark Twain Library in Redding on Saturday, March 16, 2019, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  The Art of Phoneography will be presented by Xiomaro, who is the Visiting Artist at Weir Farm National Historic Site.  Xiomaro, aContinue reading “Free Photography Workshop at Mark Twain Library”

The Art of Phoneography | Photos from the October 7, 2018 Workshop

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact The last workshop of the season could not have been on a finer autumn day.  The cool morning mist and overcast sky imparted an extra burst of color to the leaves and lichen. As with the prior classes, The Art of Phoneography — a free workshop I designed and Weir Farm’s first one ever onContinue reading “The Art of Phoneography | Photos from the October 7, 2018 Workshop”

The Art of Phoneography | Photos from the September 23, 2018 Workshop

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact The Art of Phoneography — a free workshop I designed and Weir Farm’s first one ever on photography — keeps getting better thanks to the positive feedback I receive from attendees.  An additional workshop is available for October 7 to meet the demand.  Interested participants should register with the park as soon as possible at (203) 834-1896 extension 28Continue reading “The Art of Phoneography | Photos from the September 23, 2018 Workshop”

The Art of Phoneography | Photos from the July 7, 2018 Workshop at Beautiful Weir Farm

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact The Art of Phoneography is a free workshop I designed and Weir Farm’s first one ever on photography.  Word spread quickly in the newspapers and on social media. As a result, the classes filled quickly resulting in a waiting list.  Even the final workshop for September 23 is already nearing capacity.  So the park andContinue reading “The Art of Phoneography | Photos from the July 7, 2018 Workshop at Beautiful Weir Farm”

The Art of Phoneography: Photos from the June 16, 2018 Inaugural Workshop

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact As announced here, The Art of Phoneography is a free workshop I designed and Weir Farm’s first one ever on photography.  I did not realize I would touch a nerve in the public with my idea about teaching how to see like an artist in order to take better smartphone photographs.  This first workshopContinue reading “The Art of Phoneography: Photos from the June 16, 2018 Inaugural Workshop”

Free Photography Workshop at Beautiful Weir Farm

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact WILTON/RIDGEFIELD – Want to take better smartphone photos?  Weir Farm National Historic Site is offering a new workshop titled The Art of Phoneography, led by Visiting Artist Xiomáro three times this year. Xiomáro, a nationally-exhibited photographer, aims to provide tips and tools for participants to create dynamic, artistic photos using their smartphone.  Registration isContinue reading “Free Photography Workshop at Beautiful Weir Farm”

Photo Ceramics by Xiomáro on Exhibit at Weir Farm National Historic Site

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact Connecticut’s Weir Farm National Historic Site will open its 2017 season with the debut exhibition “Photo Ceramics by Xiomáro:  An Homage to J. Alden Weir and the Tile Club,” a collection of photographs fused on black ceramic tiles by the park’s Visiting Artist, Xiomáro.  The collection of 23 photo ceramics will be on viewContinue reading “Photo Ceramics by Xiomáro on Exhibit at Weir Farm National Historic Site”