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Ray Calvin Wortham

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Works in
Los Angeles,Ca.

Website

Schools
Otis College of Art and Design, 1997

Representing galleries
artists.de

Tags
photography, realism, documentary

Statement

 

RAY CALVIN WORTHAM work as a documentary phototgrapher concerns itself with geographical location. In recent years he has photographed in the Los Angeles area. Many of these photographs are enviromental portraits of people interacting with each other and their enviroment and are un-posed, unstaged photographs that captures, explores or question contemporary society and the relationship between individuals and thier surroundings. "I believe my role as a photographer is to merge art and geography in a way that conveys a sense of place while producing the highest quality craftsmanship possible".

BIO & RESUME

Ray Wortham is a respected and influential artist in the field of documentary photography. After traveling extensively in Italy, Spain, Algeria and,Tunisia he has developed a high degree of compassion for the diverse cultures that are reflected in his pictures. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Geography from San Francisco State University and graduate status at Otis College of Art and Design. He has been the recipeint of numerous artistic awards and has exhibited his exemplary work in muesums and  galleries. He is a contributing photographer to Demotix news agency and has published photo-essays and portraits in such publications as Fotovisura magazine.

Education:

1997 Otis College of Art and Design: Special One-Year Program, Los Angeles, California

1981 San Francisco State University B.A. in Geography, San Francisco, California

1977 Laney College A.A. Social Science, Oakland, California

Career Related Experience:

2004 UCLA: Certificate Program in Cinematography, Los Angeles, California

1991 UC Berkeley: Certificate in Commercial Photography, San Francisco, California

Selected Exhibitons:

2009 Solo Exhibition: " Los Angeles A Photographer's View": Corona Public Library, South Ave Gallery, Corona, Ca (curated by Jennifier Marlatt)

2007 Member's Exhibition:" Pacific Park" series Riverside Art Muesum, Riverside, Ca ( curated by Peter Frank )

2002 Group Exhibition: " Ocean View" The Depiction of Southern Califorina Coastal Lifestyle, Muesum of the the American West, Los Angeles,Ca ( curated by Kevin Jon Boyle )

2000 Juried Exhibition:" Pacific Park" series, San Bernardino County Museum, second in international competition, Redlands,Ca ( curated by Mary-Kay Lombino )

Selected Publications:

2010 FOTO VISURA magazine: LA A Photographer's View, (photo essay public archives) 12/04/10 

2009 DEMOTIX News Agency: " Tony Vera " ( Cultural Article) 07/07/05' "Dias De Los Muertos" (Feature Article) 02/11/ 08' "Pacific Park" (Feature Article) 17/10/09

2000 CREATIVE AMERICAN MAP COMPANY, contributing photographer, Ray Hillstrom Stock Photography Agency, Chicago, Ill

1996 AMERICAN RED CROSS, contributing photographer American Red Cross Los Angeles Chapter, Los Angeles, Ca

 Books:

The Mission: The Early Years ( 1985-1990 )  blurb 2012 available at http:// www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/2897622

Los Angeles A Photographer's View: blurb 2011 available at http:// www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/2675515

Selected Honors:

2000 San Bernardino County Art Association, Certificate of Artistic Merit, "Pacific Park" series

1996-97 The Otis Academic Scholarship

VIDEO:

Promotional Video: WORTHAM PHOTOGRAPHY produced In association with Vision Photo Design Productionwww.photobucket.com/raywortham

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recent Exhibits

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South Ave Gallery
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