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SHOTGUN. Pigment print 11” x 14”.

FEAR. Pigment print. 11” x 14”.

state. Since my mother’s family is from a small coal mining town in Western Pennsylvania, this subject has always interested me. My grandmother always talking about growing up in a poor, blue collar town and how hard it was to make a living, inspired me to document how these communities continue to struggle today. In my travels, I discovered yards and homes filled with flags, banners and signs supporting faith and their country. I spoke to people who expressed fear and mistrust of the world outside of their community. I am interested in what has been ignored, and what has been left behind as well as the loss of hope and the struggle to survive. To those not familiar with small towns, the people who live there seem foreign and outcasts from society. The large gaps between cities, rural communities and coal mining towns not only intrigue me but challenge me to photograph and represent such conditions.

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Living Artists of Today: Contemporary Art. Vol.1  

This book takes the viewer through a visual journey of discovery and enjoyment of artwork by artists who live and work both next door to us...

Living Artists of Today: Contemporary Art. Vol.1  

This book takes the viewer through a visual journey of discovery and enjoyment of artwork by artists who live and work both next door to us...

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