Take your photography skills to the next level with my Photoshop for Photographers class! New session begins at the Vero Beach Museum of Art in Vero Beach, Florida October 5, 2022. This class will be in-person!
REGISTER TODAY before this sells out! For more info and registration details visit Photoshop Class
Classes are held Wednesday evenings at the Vero Beach Musuem of Art from 6:30-8:30pm. We will be diving into Adobe Bridge CC and Adobe Photoshop CC to learn how to organize and edit your photos!
Please bring your laptop with the current versions of Adobe Bridge CC (Free) and Adobe Photoshop CC. We will work through a series of projects designed to help you understand the fundamentals of the photoshop workflow and apply it to your own work.
Over the summer I worked with a fantastic group of Veterans in a creativity workshop called The Creative Photographer at the Vero Beach Museum of Art. Each week participants were given a creative challenge to get them to venture outside of their comfort zones. The results were surprising, insightful and innovative. I want to thank them as their compassion, curiosity and courage made this an amazing experience!
Here are some photographs of the exhibition held in the Patten Gallery at the Vero Beach Museum of Art on view from August 5 – September 4, 2022.
Our Patten Community Gallery mixed-media exhibition displays photographs and acrylic paintings from recent classes offered to Veterans. Local gallery owner and MAS instructor Barry Shapiro led discussions in the galleries from the exhibition Vero Collects: Hidden Treasures Revealed, and then brought students to the Museum Art School’s studios to learn about color mixing, drawing and design, and brush techniques through the acrylic painting process. Local photographer and MAS instructor Aric Attas guided participants through photographic strategies to help discover unique perspectives, see new patterns and themes not readily apparent, and develop personal insight. Both classes enthusiastically shared their artworks for the exhibition, unveiling the creative nature of our wonderful Veterans!
I’m honored and excited to have my photograph, A Glimpse of Infinity, No. 946 featured as part of NightVisions 2022 at the Coconino Center for the Arts in Flagstaff, AZ!
NightVisions: Cultural Interpretations of the Night Sky is an international juried art exhibition at Coconino Center for the Arts in Flagstaff, AZ that seeks to explore and celebrate our deep connections with the night. In its 8th iteration, we are excited to expand upon the exhibition concept in honor of the legacy of Flagstaff astronomer Carolyn S Shoemaker (June 24, 1929 – August 13, 2021) and her collaborations with husband and geologist Eugene Shoemaker (April 28, 1928 – July 18, 1997), with the inclusion of archival astronomical elements alongside the work of contemporary artists. We are honored to announce the co-curator, amateur astronomer and science writer, David Levy; and three renowned artist jurors Laura Camden, Joseph McShane, and Jerrel Singer who reviewed over 250 excellent and diverse works from artists internationally and chose 80 works for the exhibition. This exhibition will coincide with the grand opening of CCA’s new Digital Resource & Education Center in May 2022.
Flagstaff is the first International Dark-Sky City – this designation recognizes the extraordinary commitment of the Flagstaff community to night sky protection, which began with the world’s first regulations protecting the night sky over 60 years ago. These efforts were at the foundation of a global movement to protect night skies and continue through the efforts of the Flagstaff Dark Skies Coalition to celebrate, promote and protect the region’s glorious star-filled skies.
Friday November 20th 12pm PST / 3pm EST. Meet up on Zoom ID 967 020 5072.
Join us for a guided imagery meditation featuring Aric’s celestial art and immersive ambient music. We’ll begin with an open conversation discussing what meditation is, how to meditate and the benefits of developing you own meditation practice. Aric will then guide us on an inward journey where we will discover a heightened sense of awareness, wholeness and peace.
No meditation experience required. Headphones encouraged!
Wednesday November 18th 12pm PST / 3pm EST. Use Zoom meeting ID 967 020 5072.
Aric’s talk will explore the creative process revealing the ideas and inspiration behind his artwork over the past 40-plus years. With childlike curiosity he will share how an experimental approach to photography helped him express his interests in science and spirituality through images, videos and music that suggest profound connections between the cosmos and our selves. This approach ultimately lead him to create work essential to overcoming the anxiety, uncertainty and pain of his two cancer journeys with commitment, creativity and courage.
Whether you consider yourself an artist or not this presentation will inspire you to discover your creativity and its potential for transforming your life.
Earlier this summer I had the opportunity to photograph this amazing oceanfront home in Vero Beach, Florida. This was a project by the London-based architectural firm Featherstone Young. Wonderful use of natural materials including lots of coquina. The lines and forms of this residence were SO much fun to work with!
Architecture: Featherstone Young
Builder: Coastmark Construction
Interested in taking better photos? Want to know what all those little buttons mean on your camera? Take my Photography 101 class! New session begins at the Vero Beach Museum of Art Vero Beach, Florida October 1st.
REGISTER TODAY before this sells out! For more info and registration details visit Photography 101 Class.
Classes are held Monday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm. Don’t worry, we won’t be taking your cameras apart! Just a cool picture to make you look!