I wanted to create a space for the shadows of memories to reside in peace and to enjoy the patina of time and nature.
Category: Month: December 2011
Sightlines: An Installation, Dec. 16 – Jan. 22, 2012
Joe Fox, Sarah Myers, Eric Oldmixon, Jamie Shulander, Celine Underwood, Ido Yoshimoto
Diana Marto: In/Out, Sacred Texts
An installation of Sacred Texts based on a year long investigation into the dark and the light
Raices y Sabores / Roots & Flavors
October 29 – December 5, 2010 / Photographs and stories that celebrate some of the many cuisines that have come to West Marin.
I like photography because it reminds me of unforgettable moments, transmitting different sentiments that happen in each instant of my life. Life is full of illusions and challenges to face; every day I see myself growing. To be fully in the moment is the...
Through the Latino Photography Project of GRO, one of the most important lessons I have learned is that photography is our language and special way of sharing. Sharing different aspects of our selves, our lives, and most importantly what we love in...
There is a calm I feel when I am taking photographs. Photographing the barn where I work, then later I can recall the calm I felt when I was making the pictures. I work at night, and again in the afternoon, ten hours milking cows. There are fifteen pumps...
When I started out photographing over these past two years I felt lost. In the past we always had a theme, an assignment. In thinking about what I wanted to photograph, I began to see that water kept attracting me. I think of water as being like emotions,...
I am always with my camera, and when I look at my photos, I think that I am reflecting the happiness of life, being around my family and friends in a fun way. I see that I also take many pictures of animals, especially our dog Kenny, who makes our family...
When I came to this country, I never thought I would have the kind of experiences I have had with Aztec dancing -- to do the ceremonies where we give thanks to the earth. This gives me feelings of freedom and strength; I feel proud to be part of the...
Francisco Alonso Olea
I love taking pictures of people at the special events of life. One of the mothers called and asked me if I would take pictures of her son’s first confirmation, which I did. Then she called to ask if I would take pictures of his communion, so I took those...
When someone invites me to their party, I am inspired to pull out my camera — to maybe give the pictures to them if they turn out, but also to have a memory afterwards. I love to take pictures of events and to try to capture the moment. I have had many good...