Stage 8, Booth 602
Verge photographers is a group of photographers that are being sponsored by The Duncan Miller Projects. It includes Los Angeles based photographers Jamie Johnson, Claire Mallett, Rico Mandel, Sarah Hadley, Susan Swihart, Tami Bahat and Marjorie Salvaterra. These photographers each have diverse styles and visions for their work. Coming off the heels of their success at Photo LA in January, Verge is poised for a series of exhibitions throughout the year, giving them an opportunity to explore different facets of their creativity and showcasing the resulting projects each being debuted through The Duncan Miller Projects.
Claire Mallett focuses on finding the beauty within a person which then transcends through the lens. That combined with a fascination with a bygone era gives her work a timeless feel.
Jamie Johnson is a mom, a wife, a documentary and fine art photographer, published and exhibited world wide with a passion for photographing children.
Marjorie Salvaterra creates surrealist, black and white images that have been seen in galleries and museums around the US and Europe, including The Nelson-Atkins Museum, George Eastman Museum, Center For Fine Art Photography and this summer at Musee de Elysee in Switzerland.
Rico Mandel is a professional photographer with a unique perspective – he’s also a trained Le Cordon Bleu chef. Since the age of 8, when he developed his first roll of film, his passion for photography has continued. He is a member of the American Society of Media Photographers.
Sarah Hadley studied Art History and Photography in Washington DC. She lived in Chicago for 12 years and continues to run a photography festival called Filter Photo. This latest series came out of her lifelong love of the ocean.
Susan Swihart left a career in advertising to pursue fine art photography. She finds inspiration in the people around her, life at home and adventures in the world with her family.
Tami Bahat is intrigued by the depth and complexity that resides in everyone. Her passion lies in revealing a different side of her subjects, one that is often unseen. With an innate love of people, she searches for meaningful beauty in unconventional circumstances.