2017 Best of Show Winner (Photography)
John Charbonneau of Earth Light Photography is a Santa Fe, New Mexico artist working in pigment prints of altered photography.
These images blend digital painting and photographic elements on fine art papers with pigment ink.
"My work is philosophically driven and raises questions in a comical way. When making imagery, I start with an interesting irony or absurdity. Sometimes the images are just humorous, but frequently they also have a sarcastic, dark element. I’m interested in and deeply concerned about our cultural confusions in the areas of science, religion and politics and I make work which reflects those concerns.”