I will be participating in “Art In the City,” Studio Tours, Sept 26-27th, 2015. My studio will be open between 11-4 each day and everyone is welcome. There are are 40 artist studio or display locations. Some locations have multiple artists displaying their work.
I chose this recent black and white picture of a Siberian Iris to accompany an artist profile article for the upcoming edition of the Spotlight On the Arts magazine, published by the Surrey Arts Council. Elizabeth Carefoot is the editor of the Surrey Art Gallery Association page. Elizabeth is know for her artist profiles and …
I used this photograph to illustrate my approach to black and white photography. A short article on my thoughts on black and white pictures and more examples can be found on the “Arts At Darts” Event Blog.
Master Artists in the Library – Scarlet Black
Friday, Jun 5 – Saturday, Jun 6
June 5, June 6
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Scarlet Black is a Surrey based artist photographer. Her photographic work centers on the natural world. The contemplation of beauty is important in many of her pictures. She is always striving to discover and show – what is beauty and why is it important?
The dynamic shapes, structures and patterns of the iris are isolated to produce images that have an abstracted quality. In these images, the structure and patterns loom larger than the usual view of the flower. We often dismiss the powerful and sensual qualities of a flower. I have tried to emphasize these qualities in this series of fine art photographs.
My artwork has been profiled in ArtsVancouver, a directory for arts and artists in the Vancouver area. The article outlines my background, artwork and approach to pictures. I am currently updating and organizing three series of fine art photography. 1) ‘Floral Forms,‘ is a series of black and white floral pictures. This series uses form, …
“Carry the Flag,” is one in a series of Impressionist Photographs taken at the Vancouver Chinese New Year parade in 2014 and 2015. These photographs capture the spirit, movement, color and energy of the event in a way that can be more “truthful,” than conventional photography. “Chinese Parade,” another photograph from this series is currently on display at the Visual Space Gallery, RED Show that runs March 8 -22, 2015.
This set of Chinese New Year parade photographs captures the spirit, movement and excitement of the celebration. The motion blur gives this set of fine art photographs, a painterly quality that references impressionism and abstraction.
Fog is a rainbow, a soft interpretation, of a misty morning, on the Fraser River at Brownsville Bar Park.
I recently had the pleasure of talking about my art with SFU student Jasmine Gill. She had some questions about the “Floral Forms,” exhibit at the Surrey Art Gallery.