For over three decades, Jeri Wright has lived in the Adirondacks Mountains of Northern New York. there, she has photographed the endless diversity of light and shadow, colors, and shapes that come with each passing season. Although she has photographed the varied landscapes of the United States and Europe, the Adirondacks remain the source of her inspiration and creative motivation.
Jeri’s sixty-year career as a professional photographer began with advertising photography and portraiture with some photojournalism along the way. With the move to the Adirondacks, her eye turned to the natural environment. As a result, her composition of the portrait photographer. Indeed, her business card offers a succinct identity – Natural Expressions by Jeri Wright.
Among Jeri’s credits are many regional, national, and international exhibits and awards; solo or featured artist shows, juried competitions and two KODAK Coloramas in New York’s Grand Central Terminal. A featured story on the Coloramas, including Jeri’s work, can be viewed at http://www.kodak.com (Consumer products>tips & projects cneter>inspirirational stories>kodak coloramas)
A great number of corporations and individuals display her images in their collections, including The International Center of Photography and the former First Lady, Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson. Her work has also be seen in countless magazines, corporate literature, greeting cards and books. Most recently from over 13000 world-wide entries, Jeri was named a Nominee in the prestigous 2011 Photography Masters Cup International Color Awards.
Jeri attended Connecticut College and is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology, Department of Photography. She is a member of the North American Nature Photographers Association and previously, had been a long-term member of the American Society of Media Photographers.
Still using traditional film for transparency originals, her images are reproduce from a digital scan as either a continuous tone lightjet Crystal Archive print or an inkjet Giclee print on watercolor paper. Only archival materials are used throughout the process and finishing. Images may be original or reporduced in limited edition. Recent times have added a digital camera to her equipment, however.
For more information, contact Jeri Wright, Natural Expressions at 518-946-2658 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Her work is also shown at the Lake Placid Lodge and Adirondack Craft Center in Lake Placid