What I’m really trying to say is that I often hear this concern at art events that I’m at: “I just don’t know if this will work in my living room,” (or bedroom, office, etc). People are genuinely afraid of buying a piece of artwork and it will look like crap after they take it home. ... Read more …Read More
Ok. That's maybe a little extreme. But not many things put fear in an artist's heart like being told "you need an artist statement."
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Budgets are a bitch, aren't they?
Out of these that I've curated, I can only pick five images. A unique art crawl that I'll be participating in….Read More
Words and sketches are photographic ideas waiting to happen.
In the end, I did find this extremely helpful to me to get my ideas down first. …Creating "...the wall...Innocent child. A small flower bud….A powerful, sometimes evil personality. A spider mum. Florist suggests even painting the mum a dark color. ..Idea of a silhouette…Read More
I wanted to share the project videos in one place, and share the survey information I collected during the main exhibit for What Mental Illness Feels Like—Images & Stories. One of the goals of the exhibit was to increase understanding of mental illness, and this project has done that! If you love charts and graphs, I’ve got a couple bar graphs for you showing how empathy and understanding increased among people seeing my exhibit! — Watch for my final thoughts on this project coming soon! (A hint, this project isn't over yet.)Read More
What if people would agree to share part of their life story and tell me how their mental illness feels? What if I used my skills as a photographer to visually interpret what people told me? -- The goal of If You Only Knew, (formerly titled "What Mental Illness Feels Like—Images & Stories"), is to create an empathic relationship in the viewer through photography and storytelling, decrease stigma and increase awareness of mental illness; and, ultimately, to humanize it.Read More
Putting the FUN back in functional! Check out these great totes and more!
In addition to prints and gallery wrapped canvases of my photography available on my website here - BarbKelloggPhotography.com/shop -- you can now buy home goods and tech items on Society6.com/barbkellogg. Totes, pillows, comforters, duvets, phone cases....and more!Read More