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nada and leni
betty, jenny, noah
neal's dream
bella gruber
ff11. joe holtz

ff12. kathy blyn

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ff13. noah schreck
ff15 angela doyle fisher
ff16. ernie isaacs
ff17. betty albert schreck
ff18. neal 
ff19. lloyd
ff20. Amanda schreck vanegas
ff21. katie and joanna
joanna, katie

ff 22  Catalina

catalina and kevin


jenny venegas

hilda blyn

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the kiss
richard fenner.jpg
mark ray.jpg
gabe's red ear-72.jpg
jaques lacey and isaac.jpg
jacques & isaac
larry rosenthal.jpg
pete close up.jpg
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speak no evil


Impossible images 


By using computers to combine painting and photography, I create art which is not easily rendered with either painting or photography, or with any other conventional media.

As a teenager I studied painting with Polish artist Leo Cizes and later, at New York’s Art Students League.  In the 1960s, I became interested in photography, but my art has always been about crafting pictures rather than taking pictures. 


In 1968 I, my wife Betty and I, founded Exposure Gallery on New York’s lower East side.  During the1960’s, I exhibited my work there and at other East Coast galleries. A.D. Coleman,  photography critic of the New York Times at that time described me as a technical master. My photographs from that period were one of a kind images individually crafted using bleaches, dyes, and toners. You can find examples of this work from the 1960s here.  


In 1970 I moved from Manhattan to Berkeley California.  Impressed by the amazing flora of Northern California I began crafting Oshibana, pictures made with pressed flowers. In the 1970’s, my Wilderness Cards were sold at scores of galleries throughout coastal California.


In 1985, I was introduced to digital media, which profoundly influenced my work. Where once I painted with colors, I could now paint with images. Today my work includes both black and white photography as well as digital art.  I hope you enjoy it.


Group Show, Exposure Gallery, NYC 1968


One Artist Show, Exposure Gallery, NYC, 1969

Group Show, Westby Gallery, Rutgers University, 1970


'Looking Down', Studio Show, Creston Rd Gallery, Berkeley CA,  2004

'Looking Up', Studio Show Creston Rd, Berkeley CA, 2008

'Art of Dr. Shen', Studio Show Creston Rd. Berkeley, 2018

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