Weir House Living Room – Valentine’s Day Heart

This fireplace is one of two in the living room of Julian Alden Weir’s house in Connecticut. Weir (1852-1919) is one of the founders of American Impressionist painting and his farmstead has been preserved as Connecticut’s first National Park site. You can read more about this fireplace on page 57 of my book Weir FarmContinue reading “Weir House Living Room – Valentine’s Day Heart”

Photographs Illustrating New Book About Weir Farm on Exhibit at Mark Twain Library

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact To celebrate the new book, Weir Farm National Historic Site (Arcadia Publishing), a select number of the photographs showcasing the park are on view now until July 31, 2019 at the Mark Twain Library in Redding. The photographs were created by the book’s author, Xiomaro, who is the Visiting Artist at Weir Farm and an alumnusContinue reading “Photographs Illustrating New Book About Weir Farm on Exhibit at Mark Twain Library”

Morristown and Morris Township Library Acquires Photographic Prints of George Washington’s Headquarters

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact A portfolio of fine art photographic prints of George Washington’s Headquarters has been acquired by Morristown and Morris Township Library for their North Jersey History and Genealogy Center.  The photographs were selected from a collection that is on exhibit now until December 28, 2018 at the Morristown National Historical Park museum.  The National ParkContinue reading “Morristown and Morris Township Library Acquires Photographic Prints of George Washington’s Headquarters”

National Park Celebrates Presidents Day with Photography Exhibition on George Washington’s Headquarters

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact The museum at New Jersey’s Morristown National Historical Park kicks off Presidents Day with the debut solo exhibition George Washington’s Headquarters:  Photographs by Xiomáro, curated by Jude M. Pfister, D.Litt, the park’s Chief of Cultural Resources.  Admission is free and the 22 large images of the Ford Mansion, which served as Washington’s headquarters, willContinue reading “National Park Celebrates Presidents Day with Photography Exhibition on George Washington’s Headquarters”

New Book to Spotlight Weir Farm and its Connections to Long Island

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact The first book about Weir Farm National Historic Site, the only national park dedicated to American painting, will be authored by Xiomaro, a fine art photographer from Roslyn Heights, in a deal he signed with Arcadia Publishing.  The park, located in Connecticut, was the home of J. Alden Weir (1852-1919), the father of AmericanContinue reading “New Book to Spotlight Weir Farm and its Connections to Long Island”

First Book on Connecticut’s First National Park to be Authored by Xiomaro in Deal with Arcadia Publishing

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact Wilton, CT:  The first book about Weir Farm National Historic Site, Connecticut’s first national park unit and the only one dedicated to American painting, will be authored by Xiomaro, the park’s Visiting Artist, in a deal he signed with Arcadia Publishing.  About 150 of Xiomaro’s photographs will be accompanied with captions that, he explains,Continue reading “First Book on Connecticut’s First National Park to be Authored by Xiomaro in Deal with Arcadia Publishing”

Harvard’s Fruitlands Museum celebrates the National Park Service with Photographs by Xiomaro

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact HARVARD, MASS. – Having turned 100 years old, the National Park Service inaugurates its second century with a fine art photographic exhibit at Harvard’s Fruitlands Museum titled “Find Your Park:  National Parks in New England,” which includes several large-scale photographs by New York artist Xiomaro.  The group display is open now through March 19, 2017.Continue reading “Harvard’s Fruitlands Museum celebrates the National Park Service with Photographs by Xiomaro”

National Park Service and Partners Commission Xiomaro To Highlight Connecticut and Massachusetts

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact The National Park Service and its partners have commissioned Xiomáro to create an artistic photographic series that will bring wider acclaim to the New England National Scenic Trail (NET), a 215-mile hiking route through 41 communities in Connecticut and Massachusetts comprised primarily of historic trail systems. Although the NET has been in existence forContinue reading “National Park Service and Partners Commission Xiomaro To Highlight Connecticut and Massachusetts”

Hurricane Sandy: Free Photo Restoration

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact Me If you or anyone you know has salvaged an irreplaceable photo damaged during the hurricane, contact me.  I will try to repair it.  Free of charge.  Although this is open to all affected by Sandy, I prefer to assist those with limited financial resources. In the meantime, help make this message viral.  Feel free toContinue reading “Hurricane Sandy: Free Photo Restoration”

Weir House: An Artistic Photographic Documentary

http://www.xiomaro.com | Contact Me Recently, the U.S. National Park Service commissioned me to photograph the Weir House, which sits at the border of Wilton and Ridgefield in Connecticut. I was eager to accept the opportunity as I became very intrigued with the house during my Artist-in-Residence at Weir Farm National Historic Site. The importance of the Federal styleContinue reading “Weir House: An Artistic Photographic Documentary”