Category Archives: Polaroid

No Film for YOU!

Like Seinfeld’s Soup Nazi, it felt like the universe was saying: NO FILM FOR YOU! Taught as part of most fine art degrees in photography in the ’70s and ’80s, painting with the emulsion of Polaroid film was the hardest … Continue reading

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>Film Purists! Feh!

> Being an art fair artist means that I talk to a lot of people about art. A LOT of people. Literally thousands of people. Some are knowlegable about art. Most are not. All deserve my attention. I believe we … Continue reading

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>If They Gave Awards for Art Fairs…

>If they gave awards for art fairs, then Marion Art Festival and Deb Bailey would win one. What are we waiting for? Let’s create one. Let’s call it the Nancy Saturn Memorial Award and give it those art fair directors … Continue reading

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>What If My Work is Boring?

>I had two fears heading to a recent trip to Costa Rica. One, was a fear of heights. I’ll write about that later. The second was that the work I would do there would be boring. I traveled as a … Continue reading

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>Art is Great, But Is it a Profession?

>I was supposed to be something important when I grew up… a constitutional lawyer, actually. That was my dad’s plan for me. He starting educating me and grooming me for a career as a civil rights defender when I was … Continue reading

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>Screw Up Your Courage & Get Your Work Out There

> Superior View, Hand-altered Polaroid Photograph, ©2009 Jeane Vogel Working artists, inspired artists, hungry artists produce a lot of work. Some of it is wonderful. Some of it is not. How do we tell the difference? I use a time-honored … Continue reading

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>Game Series

> Diversions, (c)2009 Jeane Vogel Photography, Infrared Photograph, from the Game Series Pamper Me, (c)2009 Jeane Vogel Photography, Hand-altered Polaroid, from the Game Series Photographers aren’t taken seriously as artists by many people. My work often doesn’t look like photography, … Continue reading

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