Chicago | Los Angeles | Miami | New York | San Francisco | Santa Fe
Amsterdam | Berlin | Brussels | London | Paris | São Paulo | Toronto | China | India | Worldwide
 
New York

Laurie Freitag

Indicator-greybk-0576b3776febf9f4be8e16c49bdf76da
 
  • 20130519161958-102_6051
 



20110524213028-085

Birthplace
Bronx, New York

Birth year
1956

Lives in
Los Angeles

Works in
Los Angeles

Website

Representing galleries

Tags
photography, modern, digital, abstract

Statement

I have three separate bodies of work all dealing with different aspects of my reaction to time.  "Children-The Lost Years", deals with my own lost memories before the age of five years old. New studies in neuroscience suggest that in order for a child's brain to make room for new development, the memories before five years old are put into a compartment that we don't have access to...yet.

"Ruins" explores what I imagine the pain and disappointments that I've experienced would look like on a cellular level.  I believe, each hurt, from our childhood on up, burrows into our perfect selves, and takes it's toll over a lifetime. When I look in the mirror as I'm aging, the cellular pains seem to be coming to the surface more now than ever.

"The L.A. Streets" have to do with other people's lives in the here and now. It's a way for me to take the focus off of myself.

BIO:
I was born in the Bronx, NY., moved 10 times in 3 states and finally settled in Los Angeles where I work with toddlers by day and create art by night. I've been shooting seriously since I left home when I was 18 and traveled around the U.S. living in a van for 5 months and honing my craft via slides and film. Now a digital photographer I love what digital has to offer. I worked behind the scenes in L.A. TV news production for 20 years where I won the LA Press Association award for continuity. In the late 80’s I was a contributor to the LA Reader and shot over 25 stories. I also spent ten years singing in local dance/swing bands until her creative focus changed direction back to photography. I came in first place in the 2013 International Women in Photography Competition juried by Daniel Miller of Duncan Miller Gallery in Bergamot Station.
    
Feel free to contact me at yetta56@yahoo.com about my work or stop by the following site for sales info.

My work can be seen at http://www.lauriefreitag.com

Recent Exhibits

Laurie Freitag participated in these exhibits:

Jun, 2014 LAAA All Media Group Show, "Cultural Excavation" Reception tonite June 28
Los Angeles Art Association/Gallery 825
 
May, 2013 Photography Exhibition "The Lost Years"
Trader Joe's in Silver Lake
 
Jan, 2012 Featured piece "Stretching" -Shining a light on hatred (2012)
www.artfromtheheart.org
 
Jul, 2011 Open Call L.A. 2011
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park (LAMAG)
 
Main-addtags-924c433b10d7fa1e798f459a6c516fec add to mylistEmail email this artistWarn16_1-acea3e816f6ab6f7c1ff67db4fe34a36 report abuseMain-help-83f1644dca34c1af4fed1d49d175d955 contact us for help

Copyright © 2006-2012 by ArtSlant, Inc. All images and content remain the © of their rightful owners.