All posts by Emerald Arguelles

Donavon Smallwood

Donavon Smallwood (b. 1994) is a self-trained American photographer focusing on creating intimate portraiture and images investigating nature & civilization through absolute idealism. He studied comparative literature and documentary film…

Guido Castagnoli

Guido Castagnoli was born in Turin, Italy in 1976. Soon at an early age, he was fascinated by the world and the mystery behind it. As an adolescent he was…

In Conversation With: Bronson Shonk

Bronson Shonk is a multidisciplinary artist based in Seattle. After a career in analytics, Shonk became a full-time artist creating bodies of work that explore the nature of growth and…

Emily Monforte

Emily Monforte is a queer photographer based in Los Angeles, CA. She graduated from Wesleyan University in 2018 with a degree in Fine Art with a concentration in photography. Her…

Chad Wong

Chad Wong is a visual artist based in Vancouver. The majority of his work can be described as photo-based conceptualism with a focus on everyday and the mundane, this is…

Douglas Breault

Douglas Breault (b.1990) works as an interdisciplinary artist, frequently overlapping elements from photography, painting, sculpture, and video. He received his MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts…

Nicola Murdoch-Muirhead

Nicola Muirhead is a documentary photographer and visual storyteller from the island of Bermuda, based in London, specializing in long-form projects and portraiture. Nicola’s practice is rooted in sharing the…

In Conversation with: James Hayman

James Hayman is a photographer as well as a film/television director, producer, and cinematographer based in Los Angeles.  After attending The American University for photojournalism, Hayman’s first photography assignment was…

In Conversation With: Will Day

William Day is an American painter known for his large-scale compositions of colorful shapes and energetic marks. Now living in Boulder, Colorado, Day can often be found in his studio…

I Look Good As Hell On Me: Kreshonna Keane’s Directorial Debut

Kreshonna Keane is a self-taught photographer from The Bronx, New York. Kreshonna has a very unique way of utilizing her environment and her surroundings to transform her images into conceptual…

In Conversation With: Kreshonna Keane

Kreshonna Keane is a self-taught photographer from The Bronx, New York. Kreshonna has a very unique way of utilizing her environment and her surroundings to transform her images into conceptual…

jin chan

Jin Chan recently graduated from the Photography and Related Media MFA program at Rochester Institute of Technology in 2020, and currently resides and works between Ithaca and Rochester New York.…

Sosie Almasian

Sosie Almasian is currently a senior in the photography program at Savannah College of Art and Design. Before attending SCAD, she began her photography education at Tisch School for the…

Carlotta Guerra

Carlotta Guerra was born in Italy where she studied contemporary art and cinema at the University of Bologna. For more than a decade she worked as an assistant curator organizing…

Shawn Campbell

Shawn Campbell is an artist located in the Southeast United States. He earned a bachelor of fine arts with a concentration in photography from The University of Akron and a…

In Conversation With: Yuge Zhou

Yuge Zhou is a Chinese-born, Chicago-based artist whose video art collages footage in intricate, cubist-like ways to explore her story as an immigrant and observer. Her latest project when the East of…

Michèle Bygodt

Born in Libreville, Gabon, Michèle Bygodt’s interest in photography began as a teenager when her father’s work led her to live in 5 different countries, in both Africa and Europe.…

Ellie Ramsden

Ellie Ramsden is a London-based photographer who specializes in portrait, music, and street photography. Her love for underground music and street culture has led her to document London’s contemporary music…

Tomesha Faxio

I used to be a lawyer. In 2019, I quit my job as Legal Counsel for Spanx to pursue photography. Crazy? Maybe. But honestly, I think a little crazy is…

Shawn Michael Jones

Shawn Michael Jones is a Brooklyn-based still life and portrait photographer. selected work, 2020 Part contemplation of companionship, part self-reflection, the selected images, photographed in 2020 (in lockdown), explore the…

In Conversation with: Angela Lewis | Aunt Louie on FX’s Snowfall

Actress and new mom Angela Lewis is back for the fourth season of FX’s hit crime drama “Snowfall” (new episode every Wednesday at 10 pm). Created by the late Academy Award-nominated writer and…

In Conversation With: Ayesha Kazim

Ayesha Kazim is a freelance photographer working between New York City and Cape Town, South Africa. Her photographic practice involves producing clean, refined portraits that bring fresh, lively energy to…

Raymond Grubb

Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, raised in Morganton, NC, and educated at Davidson College (including one year studying in Montpellier, France), I have since lived in Charlotte, NC, still haunting the…

Sean Sprague

Sean Sprague is an internationally recognized Canadian visual artist that works with the photographic medium. Sprague’s practice is keenly interested in the cusp that photography occupies between the real and…