The black and white landscape photographs of Eleanor Owen Kerr combine contemplative stillness with a simultaneous sense of drama.
Kerr’s photographs are in the permanent collections of the LSU Museum, the U.S. State Department and numerous private and corporate collections across the country. Her work has been featured in publications such as The Photo Review, One One Thousand, SHOTS Journal of Photography, Southern Photography and Silvershots Journal of Fine Art Photography. Kerr’s work is exhibited at galleries and museums nationally and internationally. Her work has been recognized with awards from groups such as International Photography Awards, Black and White Spider Awards, PX3 and Women in Photography International.
Kerr studied at Maine Photographic Workshops and apprenticed extensively with Paul Caponigro, She uses large format cameras and prints in a traditional wet darkroom and values the contemplative stance and intimate connection with the work fostered by these hands-on processes.