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52 color portraits of strangers in Ridgewood, NJ

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Josephine Dvorken Photography, LLC
josiedvorken Ridgewood, New Jersey, USA
Josephine Dvorken received her B.F.A. in 1994 from the University of New Mexico and her Master of Professional Studies degree from the School of Visual Arts in 2011. In addition to her fine art projects, she is a photographer who accepts commissions in the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut region. In 2008 she was selected as the “Best Child Photographer” by (201) Magazine. In 2007 she was awarded three Honorable Mentions at the Lucie Awards the prestigious international photo competition. In 2009 she was recognized in the international Photography Book Now competition for Familiar Strangers: A Community Portrait. Dvorken also had a solo show of the Familiar Strangers work at the Umbrella Arts Gallery in New York City in 2009. Her most recent project, A. Blessing focuses on the complicated relationship between a man and his housekeeper.

Comments (2)


cbackphoto says

Thank you for hitting the Jersey streets with warmth and compassion. You really know how to work the square. Great use of color. I am saving up for my copy!

posted at 05:21am Aug 09 PST


susannahray says

Wonderful photos-made with a direct and sincere eye, along the lines of August Sander.

posted at 07:27am Aug 29 PST


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