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Welcome to
Jeff Spring Art

Check out my portfolio

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Welcome to
Jeff Spring Art

Check out my portfolio

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Why my work is different.

My Background

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 My experience in building boats and sets for Universal Studios and numerous Broadway productions direct my images to not be simply mounted as a photograph, but to be built into in a supporting environment.   


 

My Medium

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 I use materials such as medium density fiber board, wood panels of teak, cherry and walnut, metal, plastic, paint, oil, varnish, and clear-coat fixative over digital images to create presentations unique to each photograph.

  I bring the use of materials further than simply exhibition, and make them an integral part of the tactile presence of the image. 


My Inspiration

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 There are many ways to experience a creative work, similar to working through a scene in a play. Light, setting and elemental emphasis all effect the way a work is observed and when presented with authenticity, it can be repeatedly interpreted.  


Artist statement

I balance my time between being amazed and being amused. For the most part, it’s a gentle swing. Then there are those times when it takes both hands to hold on.

I love visual and emotional incongruity. Things that shouldn’t be together. Sometimes creating uncomfortable irony, other times a quirky smile works its way to the surface. One of my favorite photos was taken in late February where a dozen Maple Syrup buckets hung on trees in the middle of a small family cemetery. Just one example of something that captures my attention and ultimately, my imagination.


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What gets my attention

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 There are all sorts of textures that capture my attention. Rough stone bridges, old barns, fast moving streams and endless stretches of untouched snow in a windblown field, are all subjects that force me to stop, stay quiet and observe.


my Work flow

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Once I’ve captured several versions of 

a scene, I bring it to the studio and 

the real work starts. 

 All of my images are digital and so are the processes that follow. 

Tonal adjustments, addition or deletion 

of elements and continual cropping 

and re-cropping go through a number of iterations, much like editing a story, until the inner dialogue that first captured my attention, emerges.

Emotional Disparity

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 There is a continual tugging and pulling in my work, a photographic battle of emotions. Once the image has been defined, carefully considered presentation is the next step.

 


Finalizing the process

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  I like to work in three dimensions. My work is more than framed. It’s a subtle return to the three dimensional aspects of the scene that caught my eye to begin with. No two pieces of my work are ever the same. Each is a unique blend of the materials and moods that direct my interpretation at that time. 

That is how I approach my craft. It’s unique. Like you.

coming events

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"Art in the Park" in Keene, NH,  was incredibly  successful. Very professionally run.

 I even won a ribbon for 3rd place in photography and digital art. And a Check! Not bad for a first try with 80+ artists in this new venue.

So what's next?

The Fall Arts Festival n Walpole, NH on October 5th and 6th. 

And... The Main Street Arts auction and fundraising dinner in Saxtons River, VT. on October 5th.

Busy day, but a great cause!

The photo above is "Snow Poppies."

One of several new works for the upcoming shows.



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