Piece description from the artist
I made this photograph to convey not only what I saw in the frame of my camera, but what I felt the moment I pressed the shutter. Peace. Serenity. Beauty. The vertical orientation turns the classic landscape beach photography on its head, asking the viewer to consider how the place feels and not only looks. What does the beach mean to you? This particular beach holds special memories for me and this piece is designed to evoke the same for the viewer's seaside memories. The finished piece is a digital photographic print mounted under glossy acrylic glass 2 mm thick with aluminum dibond backing. It floats about 1/2" off the wall and comes complete with hanging hardware. Print is signed inverso.
Born in Nashville, TN in 1979, American artist Amanda Lomax lives and works in Nashville, TN and Sandgate, UK. Ms. Lomax holds a cum laude degree in Communications from Boston University, completing coursework in Darkroom and digital photography. She was selected as a Teaching Assistant at the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops and Maine Media College, and spent several summers learning from renowned photographers: Cig Harvey, Joyce Tenneson, Keith Carter, Aline Simpson and Susan Burnstine. She is a recipient of the 2020 TriStar Arts Award and a graduate of the Periscope Arts Program.
Her work uses digital photography and technology to manifest abstract ideas into tangible pieces of art. She refers to this process as 'Photographic Techspressionism’. This process allows her to play with the boundaries between photography and digital art, drawing inspiration from organic landscapes and her emotional response to these subjects. She is deeply influenced by the work of Mark Rothko, Barnett Newman and Josef Albers. Color is fundamental as she relies on it to produce a heightened emotional and visual experience for the viewer.