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Portrait of an Artist – Sixth Video Showcase – Mobile Portraiture

Welcome to our sixth Portrait of an Artist Showcase! This Showcase complements ourPortrait of an Artist Columnedited byJennifer Bracewell. Every two weeks Jennifer will review and curate work that has been submitted to our dedicated Flickr group. In addition, to creating a showcase video which features a sampling of submitted work, we will also highlight a few images that have caught our attention… offering some thoughtful commentary about technique, composition and subject matter.

If you are not a member of our Facebook group… we highly recommend that you join us! This is our space for sharing newsworthy information and conducting discussions (what, when, where, why and how) regarding mobile portraiture and portraiture in general.

Please join our Facebook group for information sharing/discussions (link here)

Please upload your portraiture images to our Flickr Group for fortnightly showcase submissions (link here)

We hope you enjoy this weeks’ showcase…Many congratulations to all the artists featured this week, links to their images can be found below:

Tantiana Andri, Roger Guetta, Michelle Robinson, Geri Centonze, Kristie, Robin Sacknoff, Tuba, Armineh Hovansian, Erika Brothers, Jeffrey Simpson, Andrea Bigiarini, Mariette Schrijver, Joel Aversing, Eitan Shavit, Damian DE Souza, Elaine Taylor, Michel Pretterklieber, Ade Santora, Tomasz Olszewski, Ginger Lucero,

Roger Guetta


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Beautiful, eerie surreal portrait. I can’t take my eyes off it. The subject’s face has an existential longing. There’s a story here.

Michelle Robinson


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I adore this portrait by Michelle. It combines humor and maybe a bit of housewife angst. Michelle’s portraits are always beautifully rendered and full of emotion.

Joel Aversing – columnovsleep


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Brilliant self-portrait by Joel. His work always has a dark twist. I love the different textures at play here.

Video Showcase

Jennifer Bracewell is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area, she is a mother, an artist, a photographer, an iPhoneographer, and music lover. Much of Jennifer’s work is an exploration of self and image: the manipulation of self-portraits to bring out elements of humor, angst and beauty. Jennifer’s other works are an eclectic mix of country shots, animals, and captures of ephemeral moments in everyday life. Her images have been featured and displayed at Pixels at an Exhibition where she was featured artist for July, 2011 as well as other sites like Mashable , featured artist on iPhoneogenic in September, 2011, and major iPhoneographic blogs. Her work was recently featured in an article about iPhoneography in the Sydney Morning Herald. her work has been exhibited at the Adobe Shop in San Francisco, the Giorgi Gallery in Berkeley (September 22 – October 30, 2011), ArtsEye Gallery in Tucson in October-November 2011 and was featured at the Stephane Vereecken Gallery in Belgium in November, 2011 through January, 2012, a solo show with another scheduled for July, 2012, and at the SoHo Digital Art Gallery in New York City in December of 2011. Jennifer’s work was included in the iPhoneography Miami 2012 show in January, 2012. Five of Jennifer’s images were selected for display at Miami’s cutting-edge Lunchbox Gallery in their “iPhoneography: Updated Visual Dialogs” show, hanging from March 8 to April 7, 2012. Jennifer also has pieces in gallery shows this April at Orange County Center for Contemporary Arts and a three-month show this spring in San Francisco at the prestigious ArtHaus gallery, and these were recently featured in the San Francisco Examiner and the local CBS News 7.


  • Carolyn Hall Young

    These showcases are evolving so beautifully, every week! Thank you for the pleasure of seeing these images. Once again, the music harmonizes with the art!

  • Geri

    Thanks so much Joanne – what a surprise to see two of my portraits in this showcase. Loved seeing all the wonderful work. Applause for all!