Artist Statement
my new abstract work is an evolution of several artistic expressions: dance, photography and painting. As a trained ballet dancer movement is merged into the process of photography which produces abstract images with a painterly quality. After years of study I finally found a process that utilizes my training in each discipline, and represents a culmination of expression as an artist.
An old superstition says that photography steals the soul. Photographs reveal more than a reflection. With longer exposures, I capture more time and movement from the subject or scene. In turn, sometimes I dance just a bit with the camera to express my presence as the photographer. I compress together multiple exposures creating a conceptual ‘film’ in a single image. The resulting image captures the spirit of the landscape and the essence of our dance. My abstract photography is more than a window to the soul in which you can peak. It is an open door into which you can step and continuously explore.
Artist Biography
Born in Colorado, Keri is an elusive native. as an army brat, she also spent many years in Germany and several of the southern United States.  fairy tales seemed real as she explored cobblestone streets of walled cities, castles, cathedrals , roman ruins and magical forests in the countryside of Europe. There she discovered her love for the camera and passion for art. She dreamed of becoming a ballerina or an astronaut but became a wife, a mother and an artist. She raised a wild mustang, rode a motorcycle, crashed said motorcycle and now wheels her Jeep on beautiful trails  and over the rocky mountain tops -growing through it all.  She continues to break down barriers of fear through faith. She values authenticity, imperfect beauty, perseverance, and is influenced by European Mannerists like Michelangelo, Modernists like Picasso, and impressionists like monet.

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