Beer & Art
Showing my art work in public is kind of rare for me. I believe that I've been part of perhaps 3 shows previous to this month.
This is the first show where I have a significant amount of my work on display. 10 pieces to be exact. This is 1/3 of the entire collection of prints that I put together for the Peterborough Artists Portrait Project.
I had the opportunity to show these and grabbed it. Steve is part owner of Beard Free Brewing in Peterborough. It's an upstart brewery that is gaining popularity at a lighting-fast pace, mostly through the spread of social media.
I approached Steve as part of my interest in building a base of images showing brewers doing their thing. Making images that are distinctly my own is essential for being able to approach new markets as well as a way for me to try out some new tools of expression.
I talked to 4 breweries, all within a couple hours drive of Peterborough. My first contact was with the marketing director of The Publican House. A few emails later, and I was invited to spend time in the brewery. I had a good time. Learned a lot and made a handful of images, a few that will end up in my promo material.
Being able to show my work is a stepping stone that until now has been at arms length. Thank you to Steve of Beard Free Brewing for giving me this opportunity. I look forward to shooting in your workspace soon.
Photo-Artist working a personal vision.
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