Salvatore John Sgroi is a Image Creator with a love for mood, atmosphere and authentic abstraction, born and raised in New York City, Film and music was a huge inspiration for Salvatore at a young age.
In 2010 with the birth of his daughter he began his journey into photography trying to capture those precious moments of her, not yet realizing that he would soon start using the camera as a tool to create images that he always thought about achieving with other media.
Salvatore began photographing anything from bubbles, to painting inside the toilet, he felt a freedom from boundaries such as time, energy and space.
Now a student of the history of Jazz along with reading about the early abstract expressionist movement in America, Salvatore was inspired and felt a connection to their spontaneous improvised process of creating.
His passion for this independent means of expression, lead him to create a technique for experimentation and exploration through a desire to make images that support the wonder and abstract nature connected to our individuality.
Salvatore's focus is on the moment with objects, color and emotion in mind to examine the unknown within the abstract.
Salvatore was originally a musician, songwriter and performer while creating the posters, passes and album covers for his band in the 90s. Salvatore believes that Cinema has had a huge impact of inspiration on his aesthetic eye in photography.
Salvatore is working in different types of media connected to photography and the manipulation of anesthetic techniques in images.
Now 2019, Salvatore is bringing all of himself into the images
Combining emotions with abstractions, communicating the pain and unknown uncertainty of life with the simple awareness of being, marrying experiences with experimentation and exploration for digital imagery.