Jerry Siegel is a portrait & documentary photographer based in Atlanta. His most recent body of work titled "REVEAL" is about transformation. "We live in a world of costumes - presenting ourselves how we want others to perceive us," said Siegel. "REVEAL is an intimate look behind the scenes into the ways the illusion is created by Drag artists."
His first monograph, “Facing South: Portraits of Southern Artists,” was published by the University of Alabama Press in 2011. These portraits have been featured in solo exhibitions at six museums in Alabama, Georgia & Louisiana. Jerry Siegel's second monograph "Black Belt Color," features images from decades of documenting his hometown of Selma, Alabama, & the surrounding area. These images set forth the unique cultural landscape of that area, known as the Black Belt.
His photographs are in many private & corporate collections, including those of the Ogden Museum of Art, the Birmingham Museum of Art as well as eleven other Southeastern museums.
Margriet Smulders is a Dutch photographer based in Nijmegen, Netherlands. Smulders received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Academy of Visual Arts, Arnhem, & a Master’s in Psychology from the University of Nijmegen.
Contrasting the Dutch artistic tradition of sober formalism with the luxurious splendor of the Baroque, Smulders' painterly & often almost abstract floral still lifes look for beauty in disorder.
Smulders has had multiple international solo exhibitions. Her work belongs to many international public & private collections including The National Library of France, Paris, Van Gogh Huis in Zundert, Netherlands, Valkhof Museum, Nijmegen, Netherlands, & multiple international Dutch embassies. She has had five monographs published & was recently commissioned to create a large three panel ceiling installation that spans 85 by 197 feet for the shopping center, Emsgalerie, in Rheine, Germany.
Mark Cáceres was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, & moved to the United States with his family at a young age. His interest in photography began while he was in college studying anthropology. As an individual with cultural roots outside of the United States, Cáceres has always been fascinated by the wide range of cultures both in this country & abroad. His photography seeks to pose questions about culture, identity & how the viewer is connected to the image. Cáceres currently lives & works in Atlanta.