Heather Counselman's Profile

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My work focuses primarily on abandoned structures, such as jails, hospitals and the like. Photographing these locations involves a lot of research, patience...and the ability to avoid being arrested. Collectively, a dialog evolves and hence I've started a blog to document my progress and work: www.exit9photography.wordpress.com.

I enjoy discovering a storyline through these places. I hope to capture the "peripherals" of a scene; those tiny details that evade your eye or are just taken for granted.

I was born and raised in Dover, Delaware then moved to Beverly, Massachusetts to attend Montserrat College of Art. In 2005, I graduated with dual concentrations in Printmaking and Photography. I have lived in Beverly, Salem and Manchester, Massachusetts and have been working as a Freelance Artist since 2005…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 16
  • Joined July 26, 2007

Favorite materials

C Prints, Silver gelatin Prints, Black and White, Color Photography, Ink, Cold Press Paper, Paint, Collage, Shellac, and I absolutely love anything that is abandoned and that I can break into, legally or not

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About

My work focuses primarily on abandoned structures, such as jails, hospitals and the like. Photographing these locations involves a lot of research, patience...and the ability to avoid being arrested. Collectively, a dialog evolves and hence I've started a blog to document my progress and work: www.exit9photography.wordpress.com.

I enjoy discovering a storyline through these places. I hope to capture the "peripherals" of a scene; those tiny details that evade your eye or are just taken for granted.

I was born and raised in Dover, Delaware then moved to Beverly, Massachusetts to attend Montserrat College of Art. In 2005, I graduated with dual concentrations in Printmaking and Photography. I have lived in Beverly, Salem and Manchester, Massachusetts and have been working as a Freelance Artist since 2005.

** As of October 1, 2012, I have relocated to Newark, Delaware.

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