selected by Neil Trager
The “Pinewoods” photographs are from a series I’ve been working on out in the Cape Cod National Seashore over the last few years.
Jean Giono had it right, “True mysteries are hidden in the light.”
Neil Trager writes: I have watched Eric Lindbloom’s career develop over the last twenty-five years. A single-minded reverence for employing impeccable technique in the service of a quiet and powerful personal vision has resulted in a remarkable body of work, which continues to evolve. His dedications to craft, his knowledge of the arts, and his formidable talent, continues to come together seamlessly and successfully in his current work.
Eric Lindbloom earned his BA at the University of Michigan and studied independently with photographer Paul Caponigro from 1969-1971. He has had over twenty one person exhibits, including those at Steve Amedee, NYC: Gallery 292, NYC; the Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY; Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY; the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz, NY; and Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY. Group shows include those at Lightwork in Syracuse , NY ; Camerawork in San Francisco , CA ; the Friends of Photography in Carmel , CA ; the Philadelphia College of Art, PA; the Nikon House in NYC; and the World Trade Center Museum in Osaka , Japan . He is the recipient of a New York State Council on the Arts CAPS Fellowship, an Individual Artists Fellowship from the Dutchess County Arts Council, and a CPW Photographers’ Fund fellowship. Books of his work include Angels at the Arno and The River That Runs Two Ways. His work is in collections at the Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris , France ; Library of Congress, Washington , DC ; the Museum of Fine Arts , Houston , TX ; and the New York Public Library, NYC. Lindbloom has led numerous workshops in photography at the Barrett House and CPW.