Designated light tamers and time keepers, photographers share the
joy and burden of seeing what is invisible to the naked eye. While each
photographer in this exhibition has enjoyed commercial success, personal
projects feed the creativity often denied to us by clients.
Photography became my voice at an early age, and I am most fulfilled when
working on personal projects that somehow give voice to those who are not
The intention of this exhibition is to give each of the artists involved the
opportunity to explore an area of society that also moves or inspires them.
Each photographer was selected for their insight and the integrity of their work,
as well as their passion for their chosen subject.
The disparity in the perception and truth of what “America” is becomes more
evident as we unquestioningly go through our days buying into what is
presented as the American Dream.
The hidden hungry, homeless, handicapped are our neighbors- yet we turn a
blind eye on this America. Their isolation and disconnection, lack of resources
and respect leaves them with little hope for the future. In spite of these
challenges, they continue living proudly or in quiet desperation.
Through each photographer’s unique vision - we hope to create public
awareness and new possibilities for The Other America.