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Joni Sternbach
Montauk Bluffs, Ocean Photo Vintage Beach Photograph Platinum Palladium Print

2000

$1,000

About

This is a Platinum Palladium print from one of her first ocean-based beach series, a body of platinum/palladium prints that focused on the water's surface. Later, she transferred her attention to architectural remnants of human habitation near the shore, but people didn't begin appearing in her work until she came across a group of swimmers at a surf break in 2006. Ever since, she has used her old-fashioned camera to capture the "interconnection between humans, one to each other, and the natural world." Joni Sternbach, a native New Yorker, holds a BFA in Photography from the School of Visual Arts and an MA from New York University/International Center of Photography. She uses both large-format film and early photographic processes to create contemporary landscapes and environmental portraits. Her work centers on our relationship with water, contrasting some of the most desolate deserts in the American West to iconic ocean surf beaches around the world. For the tintype series Surfland, Sternbach has traveled around the globe to capture surfers' sense of adventure, love of the sport, and connection to the ocean. Sternbach uses both large format film and early photographic processes (tintype, cyanotype, collotype, ambrotype, gelatin silver prints and pigment prints, sepia, video etc.) to create contemporary landscapes and environmental portraits. Her work centers on our relationship with water, contrasting some of the most desolate deserts in the American West to iconic surf beaches around the world. Her work is included in many public collections, with recent acquisitions from the Joslyn Art Museum, Harn Museum, MOCA, Jacksonville and National Portrait Gallery in London. She is the recipient of several grants and prizes including the Clarence John Laughlin award, NYFA and 2nd prize winner in the Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize competition 2016. Her monograph, Surf Site Tin Type was published by Damiani Editore in March 2015. Sternbach’s most celebrated series, Surfland, a mesmerizing array of surfer portraits (some of noted surfers) made on beaches around the world in the 19th century wet plate collodion process. Applying almost every photographic form there is, the artist uses a variety of matrices (glass, film, video), camera sizes (the largest, a 16x20” view camera) and lenses (including a 1840s Petzval Portrait lens) to create exquisitely detailed imagery. She is represented by: Von Lintel Gallery in Los Angeles, California Galerie Catherine et Andre Hug in Paris, France Arc Fine Art LLC in East Hampton, NY SELECTED ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS 2018 Halekulani Hotel, Honolulu, HI It Comes In Waves Galerie Hug, Paris, France Le Long de L’ocean 2017 The Harn Museum, Gainesville, FL VAST: Sea-Salt-Sand-Sky 2016 Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Her Wave 2015 Rick Wester Fine Art, New York Selections from Surf Site Tin Type Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL Surfland 2011 Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla, CA 2010 Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY 2009 Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA Surfland Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR Surfland New York Photo Festival, curated by William Ewing, Brooklyn, NY String Room Gallery, Wells College, Aurora, NY Surfland 2007 Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Santa Barbara, CA 2006 Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY 1992 Julie Saul Gallery, NYC Untitled Silhouettes SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2018 Photography - A Living Art, National Portrait Gallery, London Coastlines, Circle Contemporary. Wadebridge, Cornwall, UK Coast to Coast, L. Parker Stephenson Gallery, NYC 2017 At Sea, Panopticon Gallery, Boston, MA Old School/New School, Pingyao International Photo Festival, Pingyao, China Women in Surfing: Art & History, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA 2016 Retro-spective: Analog Photography in a Digital World, MOCA, Jacksonville Unbound V, Candela Gallery and Books Memory of the Future, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland AIPAD Photography Fair, New York 2015 New Visionaries: Photographers Who Bridge Art + Commerce, Mount Ida College, Newton, MA AIPAD Photography Fair, New York 2014 Not Long Hidden, Rick Wester Fine Art, New York 2013 Drawn To Water, United Photo Industries, Brooklyn, NY Looking At The New West, The Fralin Museum of Art, Charlottesville, VA About Face: Contemporary Portraiture, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO Sometime Other Than Now: Alternative Processes in Contemporary Photography, The Light Factory, Charlottesville, NC 2012 Portrayal/Betrayal, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA Unbound, Candela Gallery, Richmond, VA surFACE: Contemporary Wet Plate Collodion Portraiture, Photo Center NW, Seattle, WA Wave Rave, Space 15 Twenty, Los Angeles, CA 2011 American Landscape: Contemporary Photographs of the West, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE Wet Plate and Mirrors: Photographers working with historical processes, Jennifer Schwartz Gallery, Atlanta, GA Splash: Celebrating Ventura County Beach, Museum of Ventura County, Ventura, CA L’Objet Photographique, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France Water Water Every Where, BRIC Arts Media, Brooklyn, NY 2010 Aperture Benefit Auction, Aperture, New York NYC SP Arte, Gallery 1500, Sao Paulo, Brazil Stoked on Summer, Space 15 Twenty Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 2009 Stoked on Summer, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York Summer’s Almost Gone, Scheinbaum Russek Gallery, Santa Fe, NM We’re All Gonna Die, Sue Scott Gallery, New York Transforming Photography, Edward Cella Art+Architecture, Los Angeles, CA 2008 Into The Ether, RAYKO Gallery, San Francisco, CA Artware editions at the VIP lounge, Pulse Art Fair, New York Resurrection, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR 2007 Glass Love: Contemporary Art and Surf, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA Spectra ’07 Best in Show, Silvermine Arts Guild, New Canaan, CT By Invitation Only, Kinz, Tillou + Feigen, New York Welcome to Our Neighborhood, Edward Cella Art + Architecture. Santa Barbara, CA 2006 Wallpaper Lab, Lennon, Weinberg Gallery, New York Nostalgic Noir, Chicago Art Source, Chicago, IL Recent Landscape Photography: The Intimate and the Sublime St Louis Art Museum, St Louis, MO 2005 Inaugural Exhibition, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York When We Were Young, Foley Gallery, New York OnLine/OnSite, Photo Eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 2004 Permutations on the Picturesque, Senior and Shopmaker Gallery, New York Where the Island Begins, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY Images of Time and Place: Contemporary Views of Landscape, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY 2002 Body Language, Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY Permeable Borders, Akus Gallery, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT 1996 Circumstances Over Design, Robert Menschel Gallery, Syracuse, NY 1994 Hidden Faces, Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Little Things, Art In General, New York 1993 A Second Look: Women Photographers at the HRHRC, UT Austin, Austin, TX 1991 Pleasures And Terrors of Domestic Comfort, Museum Of Modern Art, New York GRANTS, RESIDENCIES & PRIZES 2018 MacDowell Colony Artist in Residence 2016 Taylor Wessing Portrait prize, NPG London. 2nd place 2012 Ucross Foundation Artist In Residence Kimmel Harding Nelson Artist In Residence 2011 Clarence John Laughlin award Art Park/Atlantic Artist In Residence Byron Bay, AU 2010 Santo Foundation Individual Artist Grant 2007 Critical Mass Hardbound Monograph Winner published 2009 2007 Center For Land Use Interpretation. Wendover, Utah Artist In Residence 1987 Light Work. Syracuse, NY Artist In Residence 1986 New York Foundation For The Arts 1982 Creative Artists Public Service BIBLIOGRAPHY 2017 Borrowed Light By Ian Berry from the Jack Shear collection 2016 Surfing by Jim Heimann published by Taschen 2015 Surf Site Tin Type, published by Damiani Editore 2014 The Passengers, published by Café Royal Books 2013 Promise Land, published by Café Royal Books 2011 The Photograph Not Taken by Will Steacy 2010 Face to Face: Ocean Portraits by Huw Lewis-Jones 2009 SurfLand, published by Photolucida 1991 Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort by Peter Galassi – published by MOMA COLLECTIONS Harn Museum of Art Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY MOCA, Jacksonville, FL National Portrait Gallery, London Peabody Essex Museum Victoria and Albert Museum National Art Library Tate Museum of Art Library Collection J.P. Morgan Chase The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Maison Européenne de la Photographie. Paris, France Museum of Photographic Arts. San Diego Santa Barbara Museum of Art Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Smithsonian National Museum of American History The Cleveland Museum of Art St. Louis Art Museum University Of Texas At Austin. Harry Ransom Center Bibliotheque Nationale. Paris, France International Center of Photography Center For Photography. Woodstock, NY Light Work. Syracuse, NY Polaroid International Collection TEACHING Penumbra Foundation, Center for Alternative Photography, New York 2003-present Visiting Artist, The Cooper Union, New York 2014-2017 International Center of Photography, New York 2003-2012 Utah State University, Logan, Utah 2012 Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX 2011 Luz Gallery and Workshops, BC 2011, 2013 Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA 2009 Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA 2004 Adjunct Instructor in Art, New York University, New York 1986-2007 FILMS Surfing In Other Languages (2017) 3 minutes Momenta 2009 7 minutes Still tintype portraits of surfers in films: The Women and the Waves: 2 by Heather Hudson (2016) The Women and the Waves by Heather Hudson and Peck Ewer (2009)

Details

  • Creator
    Joni Sternbach (1953, American)
  • Creation Year
    2000
  • Dimensions
    Height: 13.5 in. (34.29 cm)Width: 15.5 in. (39.37 cm)
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  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
    good. size includes frame. needs new frame.
  • Gallery Location
    Bal Harbour, FL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3823962822

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