Red & White & Blue

Kathleen Gunton

Artist's Statement:
Photography is the “recreation of my soul.” (Thanks Bach, who said it first in regard to music.) Capturing images -- photography and poetry -- is what I do.

            Little did I know when I graduated from CSULB that the most important word on my Degree was creative. Literary publications where my poems appeared soon became home to my photographic images. Though my work has been in gallery and private collections, my greatest satisfaction as an artist comes when I see my photos nestled between great poems.

    I approach my work with gratitude for the many moments and landscapes freely given. Most of my photos are taken with a Canon Rebel DSLR. However, while driving through Cork in April 2012, I was holding a small point and shoot camera and captured this "Red & White & Blue -- my left brain at work in an election year...