I spend my days wandering, through creeks and gorges, down ravines, across fields, along hedgerows, and in and out of gardens.
My photos are the results of my explorations. I share intimate images of things that people may not see, of familiar things and places from unusual angles in both space and time, finding a connection with this-place-right-now. I wait for the perfect moment of light and shadow, sometimes showing a small part of a larger whole, or highlighting nature either before or after its usual prime. Taking photos is a form of meditation, requiring me to both literally and figuratively focus on the subject. In that moment, I leave behind the rest of the world, feel rather than think, and become balanced mentally, physically, and spiritually. I hope that the images I create bring some of that into the lives of those who see them.
Although I have no formal training, I grew up in the area around Ithaca, NY, with a camera in my hand. My mother was a photographer, and my Elementary School had a darkroom that students were allowed free access to, so I began taking photos and developing and printing them from the age of 8 years old.
You can also see my work here:
www.facebook.com/lindawyattphotography I frequently share new photos on this page.
www.facebook.com/spiritoftheswordphotos The new facebook home of the “Spirit of the Sword” images I’ve been working on.
I can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dec 2019 Artist of the Month at Sunny Days of Ithaca
July 2019 Photos in the Art Barn, Fingerlakes Grassroots Festival of Music & Dance, Trumansburg NY (July 18-21)
July 2019 2019 Ithaca Artist Market, Friday July 19th noon-8pm
Jun 4-Aug 31 Solo Show “Waterways” at Zaza’s Cucina 622 Cascadilla St Ithaca NY
May 30-Jun 2 Photo in the Ithaca Festival Pop-Up Exhibit at the new CAP artspace at 110 N Tioga St. Reception Thursday May 30
March 2019 Photo in State of the Art Gallery's 30th Annual Juried Photography Show, Ithaca NY Reception Friday March 1, 5-8pm
October 2018 Solo exhibit, “Colors”, Brookton's Market, Brooktondale NY
Sept 7-27 2018 Photo in "Duality Exhibit: In Darkness and Light" at Corners Gallery, Ithaca NY (reception 9/14 5:30-7pm)
July 2018 "Christmas in July" craft fair at Lifelong, Ithaca NY (July 28)
July 2018 2018 Ithaca Artists' Market, Ithaca NY Juried. (July 27)
July 2018 Photos in the Art Barn, Fingerlakes Grassroots Festival of Music & Dance, Trumansburg NY (July 19-22)
Summer 2018 Two artwork banners on the Ithaca Commons, part of "Art in the Air" (Opening July 6 at 6pm in Bank Alley)
June-Aug 2018 Photo in juried "HerStory" Exhibit, Manhattan Arts International https://manhattanarts.com/herstory-2018/
June 2018 Photo in the Community Arts Partnership's Annual Group Juried Show, Ithaca NY
March-April 2018 Solo exhibit, "Tompkins County" Shops at Ithaca Mall, Ithaca, NY (near the movie theatre)
March 2018 Photo in State of the Art Gallery's Annual Juried Photography Show, Ithaca NY Opening Friday March 9, 5-8pm
Feb 16-Mar 17 2018 Two photos in juried show "Abstraction" at Bauhaus Prairie Art Gallery (online), + honorable mention.
December 2017 Solo exhibit, “Winter” Brookton's Market, Brooktondale NY (Dec 4-Dec 31)
Nov 2017-Feb 2018 Group Exhibit, Artists Cafe at Hunt Country Vineyards, Branchport NY, by invitation
August 2017 2017 Ithaca Artists’ Market, Ithaca NY. Juried.
June 2017 Solo exhibit, “Gorges and Gardens” Brookton's Market, Brooktondale, NY
March 2017 Photo in the State of the Art Gallery's Annual Juried Photography Show, Ithaca NY
March 2017 Photo in the Community Arts Partnership's Annual Group Juried Show, Ithaca NY
Feb-March 2017 Six photos in the Women's Invitational Show at the OCD Art Gallery, Odessa NY
Dec 2016 Photo in the Community School of Music and the Arts' Annual Open Show, Ithaca NY
July 2016 2016 Ithaca Artists' Market, Ithaca NY. Juried.
Dec 2018 Photo featured in Artist Showcase: https://www.artsyshark.com/2018/12/11/artist-showcase-late-autumn-2018/
2018 Photo selected for month of November and the cover of CFCU's 2018 calendar
Nov 2017 Photos selected by Sunny Days of Ithaca to make commercially available puzzles
Dec 2016 "For Comfort and Inspiration" self-published photo book
2015-present Photos used by professional musicians on websites and promotional materials
Dec 2015 Photo chosen by the Cornell Plantations for their annual holiday card to donors