I’ve known John W. Love Jr. for several years through the McColl Center for Visual Art. John has had two residencies at McColl and is a recent recipient of the McColl Award. I caught up with him at McColl to talk about his work, philosophy and his upcoming show at the Mint Museum. I love […]
I met Steve Ferguson “Ferg” on the South End Common Market Patio. It was an instant connection. His personality and passion for what he does is infectious. Steve and his partners, Tanesha Taylor and Jimmy Lindsey are a talented, dedicated group of individuals who are determined to help people Function @ Maximum Efficiency or F@ME. Their […]
Here is another collaboration with Kevin Beaty and Scott Lazes of Bread and Butter Pictures. Each year the Arts and Science Council, here in Charlotte, NC honors individuals who dedicate their lives to sharing their passion for creativity and art with the public. This year I had the honor of meeting and filming these talented individuals […]
Really excited to be a part of the visual team at UNCC’s college of Art + Architecture! This is a video created with Meg Whalen, the college’s Director of Communications and External Relations. Was a pleasure working with Meg and the students and faculty of UNCC. I am really impressed with the facilities, campus, the […]
McColl Center for Visual Art just awarded 5 amazing artists from New York City a 3 week residency right before the DNC. The five artists were Ben Wolf, Robyn Hasty a.k.a. Imminent Disaster, Chris Stain, Amze Emmons and Greg Haberny. Greg Haberny is represented by Lyons Wier Gallery and the remaining are represented by Kesting/Ray […]
Had a blast creating this video with Kevin Beaty of Bread and Butter Pictures and the Charlotte Video Project. Used the Dynamic Perception rail system I chose scenes and views of Charlotte, NC that many see but choose not to linger. I enjoy being on the scene for extended periods of time because it allows me […]
The Democratic National Convention was held here in Charlotte, NC this year. And with all of the activity uptown I decided to walk Tryon street, the main artery through uptown Charlotte right before President Obama accepted the nomination for the Presidency of the United States of America a few blocks away. The energy was incredible, […]
This year the DNC was held right here in the queen city. Thursday I decided to walk uptown to see what the scene was like right before Obama accepted the nomination a few blocks away at Time Warner Arena. Met some amazing people, saw some amazing sights and well, you can see for yourself. I […]
Having a great time learning of the amazing artists represented by the Jerald Melberg Gallery! Check out these great videos of Susan Grossman from New York City who does amazing large scale charcoal drawings. And my friend and fellow McColl Center Artist-in-Residence Felecia Van Bork gave an informative and entertaining talk about her monotype process.
What a view from the Mayors office! The 15th floor of the Government Center offers a spectacular view of our growing city. I had the privilege of meeting the mayor last week to film a quick greeting to the people of Arequipa, Peru. Arequipa has been Charlotte’s sister city for 50 years! Enjoy!
Had a great time shooting the Rocky Creek Ranch video with Bread and Butter Pictures earlier this month! Check my stedi handiwork. Directed by Scott Lazes, shot by Kevin Beaty and Ben Premeaux, Art Direction by Chrissy Premeaux. Thanks also to Megan Winterhalter and Tim Huneycutt for helping out!
The latest toy of the smARTlab! Still thinking of a name for this amazing helicopter. Really looking forward to using this on our shoot this week of Rocky Creek Ranch in Statesville, NC. A huge thank you I my neighbor Tim Huneycutt for building the helicopter. He logged countless hours getting this right and he’s […]
An amazing group of artists this summer from McColl Center for Visual Art. I have been taking the artists portraits for the last three and a half years. It is one of my favorite photography assignments. Looking forward to the DNC artists coming later this month!!! Enjoy! Deanna Pindell, Andrea Vail, Evan Danschenka, James Collins, Tomoo Kitamura, Guthrie Ramsey, […]
Space in Between was an amazing project developed by the artist Margarita Cabrera. Her work is extremely powerful as it puts a human face on the immigration issue of the United States. I had an amazing experience filming and getting to know the women involved in this project. This is the work I really love […]
When I met Juli Ghazi I knew she was different. She had a clear idea of what she wanted, several videos highlighting the difference between every other pizza place in the world and her’s Pure Pizza, Charlotte’s first farm-2-fork pizzeria. I knew that this would be a fun job and the day we spent out […]