First Exhibition in Sweden + Gallery Representation

I’m super excited about my first exhibition in Sweden and to announce that my fine art photography will be represented by Galleri Duerr in the Nordics. I can’t wait to work more with powerhouses Deborah, Lotte, and Ulrika to help me navigate the art world in this region and to learn as much as I can from them. From picking the right types of frames to the best photo papers that would elevate my work as well as estimating their worth. I’ve got so much to learn.

Galleri Duerr

Galleri Duerr has an exhibition program that combines painting, sculpture, photography and design. The gallery shows both new and established artists, Swedish and international, as well as developing a successful cooperation with guest curators. You can read my interview with Deborah Duerr over on Slow Travel Stockholm talking about Stockholm’s art scene.

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The first series I’m exhibiting through them is called Chasing Light. As photographers, we’re slaves to and obsessed with light. The way it flows; the way it morphs a scene from ordinary to extraordinary. This series is curated from my travels all over the world and they depict various moments in natural light that have stuck with me.

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Upcoming Exhibitions

Galleri Duerr has an exciting line-up of exhibitions coming up soon and the first two I’ll be involved in right away are listed below.

FEBRUARY 17-21 – ANTIKMÄSSAN – Group Exhibition

MARS 16 – APRIL 25 – LOLA AKINMADE – SCANDINAVIAN PHOTO – Solo Exhibition

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Past Exhibitions

Some of you may not know this but I used to be an oil painter and cartoonist. In the early to mid 2000s, I had a couple exhibitions while living in the US but as you can see from the list below, my last exhibition as an artist was in 2007. Since then, I’ve specialized in mostly editorial and some photojournalism work.

So I’m estastic to be able to show off my more creative side once more through photography exhibitions.

October 12-13, 2007 Small Press Expo – SPX 2007
Comic strip booth – Office Supplies – The Comic
April 22, 2007 Title – Tea Infusion
Reflections, Washington DC
March 2007 SintixErr Gallery, Second Life -Spirit Fens 31,29,24
Washington, DC
May 5, 2006 Afrikafe Exhibition
April 29, 2006 Arts and Crafts Fair for Missions – Herndon, VA
March – December 2006 The Energy Club – Shirlington, VA
January 6-25, 2006 The All Hung Show – Montpelier Arts Center, Laurel, MD
December 7, 2005-January 6, 2006     Los Arrieros Art Show – Los Arrieros Restaurant/Club, Silver Spring, MD
December 2, 2005 Art.Grind Show – Starbucks, Falls Church, VA
October 8- 14, 2005 Autumn in Color Art Show, Pa Dian Accents, Alexandria, VA
August 2005 Thyme Out Lounge, Bethesda, MD
May 2005– Present Pa Dian Accents, Alexandria, VA
February 2005 United Methodist Church, Kettering, Ohio
July – August 2004 Art in the Heart of Dayton – DVAC Member Exhibition, OH
July 2003 – March 2005 Blue Socks Display – 2nd Street Public Market, Dayton, OH
April 2004 Blue Socks Display – Starbucks, Oakwood, OH