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MICHAEL GOULDING PHOTOGRAPHY

FINE ART NUDE PHOTOGRAPHY

CELEBRATING THE FEMALE FORM AND SPIRIT IN BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY

   
 
 
     
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ABOUT THE ARTIST

ABOUT THE WORK

My work celebrates the beauty of the female form and spirit. I strive for my work to be uplifting, celebratory and aesthetically pleasing, yet rich in complexity, causing the viewer to repeatedly return to the piece to find something new.

My photography is exclusively black and white because the silver gelatin print provides exquisite tonal range and fine detail. Since most people see in color, black and white photography offers a different view of the world and allows the viewer to see elements of beauty that are often missed during the ordinary course of life. The high contrast of black and white photography forces the viewer to focus on the interplay of light and shadow as well as textural detail. I exploit the precision of the medium to capture the subtleties of the female form and the allure that each person holds. What makes this medium so interesting and exciting is that just a line or the slightest shadow or gleam of light can significantly influence the piece. Although digital photography offers the advantage of immediacy and ready image manipulation, I continue to work in film because the silver gelatin print offers a distinctive and beautiful grain that is missing in digital format.

USE LICENSES--MULTI-MEDIA DESIGN APPLICATIONS

My artwork is available to license for various uses to promote your business, publication, musical release, conference, website or other endeavor. The fee and terms of the license vary depending upon your needs. To get started, simply inquire via the Contact link. Please include the title of the image or images in which you are interested as well as a general description of the proposed use and period of use.

Form Function Flow Health Consultants (original artwork used in website design).

Sunwheel Psychedelic, Lovers, Sinners and Redeemers, (G.W. Miner 2011) (original artwork used in the design of compact disc case and promotional posters).

PUBLICATIONS

Special Issue 2017 Contest Winners, No. 122 (Dean Brierly, ed., Black & White, Aug. 2017) at 134-135.

The Silver Book of Artists of the Museum of the Americas · 25th Anniversary (Carlos M. Giudicessi ed., Biblioteca de Artistas de las Communicades Europeas 2017) at 41.

NUDE 2017 (PhotoShoot Awards) at 16, 70.

2017 Single Image Contest Winners Special Issue, No. 119 (Dean Brierly, ed., Black & White, Feb. 2017) at 58.

Best of Photography 2016 (Glen R. Serbin, ed., Photographer's Forum 2016) at 52.

2016 Single Image Contest Winners Special Issue, No. 113 (Dean Brierly, ed., Black & White, Feb. 2016) at 78.

2015 Single Image Contest Winners Special Issue, No. 107 (Dean Brierly, ed., Black & White, Feb. 2015) at 11, 66.

NUDE 2013 (PhotoShoot Awards) at 15, 19.

neonV magazine, vol. II (September 2013) at pp. LXVIII-LXXI.

2013 Single Image Contest Winners Special Issue, No. 95 (Dean Brierly, ed., Black & White, Feb. 2013) at 65.

Best of Photography 2012 (Glen R. Serbin, ed., Photographer’s Forum 2012) at 265.

Point of View Volume II, RoHo Photo Gallery (Edgecliff Press, 2012) at 62-63.

Bienal Internacional de Fotografia Artistica y Documental 2010-2011 (The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards, Centro Cultural Borges 2012) at No. 93.

Best of Photography 2011 (Glen R. Serbin, ed., Photographer’s Forum 2011) at 262.

2011 Single Image Contest Awards, B&W Special Issue, Vol. 13, No. 80 (John Lavine, ed., Black & White Magazine, Feb. 2011) at 65.

Your Best Shot 2010, RoHo Photo Gallery (Edgecliff Press, 2011) at 44-45.

Carrie Leigh's NUDE Magazine, Summer/Fall 2010, Vol. 3, No. 4 (Carrie Leigh, ed., Carrie Leigh Publishing Group) at 32-37.
(Carrie Liegh's NUDE Magazine is a permanent holding of the National Library of Australia).

Best of Photography 2010 (Glen R. Serbin, ed., Photographer’s Forum 2010) at 258.

Anything Goes, RoHo Photo Gallery (Edgecliff Press, 2010) at Cover, 8, 44-45.

Point of View, RoHo Photo Gallery (Edgecliff Press, 2010) at 68-69.

2010 Single Image Contest Awards, B&W Special Issue, Vol. 12, No. 72 (John Lavine, ed., Black & White Magazine, Feb. 2010) at 74.

2009 Lucie Awards · International Photography Awards (Hossein Farmani, ed.,Lucie Awards 2010) at 198-199.

Best of Photography 2009 (Glen R. Serbin, ed., Photographer’s Forum 2009) at 275.

Best of Photography 2008 (Glen R. Serbin, ed., Photographer’s Forum 2008) at 233.

Contemporary Artists of the World 2008-2009 (Carlos M. Giudicessi ed., Biblioteca de Artistas de las Communicades Europeas 2008) at 27.

AWARDS

Merit Award, 2017 Portfolio Contest, Black & White.

Honorable Mention, Category: Nude and Figure, The Charles Dodgson Black & White Award, The Gala Awards, 2017.

Finalist: Body Parts; Merit Award: Intimate, NUDE 2017, PhotoShoot Awards.

Single Image Winner, 2017 Single Image Contest, Black & White.

Honorable Mention, 36th Annual Spring Photography Contest, Photographer's Forum Magazine, 2016.

Single Image Winner, 2016 Single Image Contest, Black & White.

Single Image Winner, 2015 Single Image Contest, Black & White.

Finalist: Body Parts, NUDE 2013, PhotoShoot Awards.

Finalist, 32nd Annual Spring Photography Contest, Photographer's Forum Magazine, 2012.

Single Image Winner, 2013 Single Image Contest, Black & White.

Honorable Mention, Category: Figure and Nude, Single Image, Non-Professional, The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards (WPGA), Annual Competition/Pollux Awards Contest, 2011.

Finalist, 31st Annual Spring Photography Contest, Photographer's Forum Magazine, 2011.

3rd Prize, Layers - 2011, Single Image Exhibit/Competition, RoHo Photo Gallery.

Merit Award, 2011 Single Image Contest, Black & White Magazine.

Finalist, Category: Figure and Nude, Single Image, Non-Professional, The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards (WPGA), Annual Competition/Pollux Awards Contest 2010.

Honorable Mention, The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards (WPGA) Black & White Competition 2010.

Grand Prize, Artistic Layout Exhibit, Carrie Leigh's NUDE Magazine Third Annual Photography Contest, 2010.

Finalist, 30th Annual Spring Photography Contest, Photographer's Forum Magazine, 2010.

Honorable Mentions (five works), Fine Art: Nudes--Non-Professional, International Photography Awards Annual Competition, 2010.

Honorable Mention, California Award (Small Format Exhibition), group exhibition, June 2 - 26, 2010.

1st Prize, Anything Goes!!, Single Image Exhibit/Competition 2010, RoHo Photo Gallery.

3rd Prize, Category: People, Point of View 2010, RoHo Photo Gallery.

Honorable Mention, Premio Barcelona, group exhibition, Dec. 23, 2009 - Jan. 10, 2010.

Merit Award, 2010 Single Image Contest, Black & White Magazine.

1st & 3rd Place, Fine Art: Nudes--Non-Professional, International Photography Awards Annual Competition, 2009.

Finalist, 29th Annual Spring Photography Contest, Photographer's Forum Magazine, 2009.

Finalist, 28th Annual Spring Photography Contest, Photographer's Forum Magazine, 2008.

EXHIBITING EXPERIENCE

Glenview Mansion Art Gallery, Rockville, MD

The Diversity Within, juried exhibition, Jan. 11 - 27, 2015.

The Dennis & Phillip Ratner Museum, Bethesda, MD

Multiple Visions, group exhibition by invitation, Jan. 6 - 28, 2013.

Borges Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina

International Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography, juried group exhibition, Jan. 19 - Feb. 27, 2012.

RoHo Photo Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

The Female Nude in Abstract, solo exhibition, Aug. 26 - Oct. 29, 2011 (online exhibition Oct 30, 2011 – Oct. 30, 2013).

RoHo Photo Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

Layers- 2011, juried group exhibition, May 27 - July 30, 2011 (online exhibition May 28, 2011 – May 28, 2013).

RoHo Photo Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

Point of View- 2011, juried group exhibition, Feb. 25 - Apr. 30, 2011 (online exhibition Feb. 26, 2011 - Feb. 28, 2013).

RoHo Photo Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

Your Best Shot - 2010, juried group exhibition, Nov. 26, 2010 - Jan. 31, 2011 (online exhibition Nov. 27, 2010 - Nov. 30, 2012).

Glenview Mansion Art Gallery, Rockville, MD

Juried exhibition of Michael Goulding, Jackie Hoysted, Mara Odette & Hussein Saidi, Nov. 7 - 30, 2010.

The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, Frederick, MD

Martin Slater & Michael Goulding -- Drawings and Photographs of the Female Figure, by invitation, Oct. 2 - Nov. 13, 2010.

RoHo Photo Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

Anything Goes!!, juried group exhibition, May 28 - July 31, 2010 (online exhibition May 28, 2010 - May 28, 2012).

Latino Art Museum Ontario Center, Ontario, CA

California Award (Small Format Exhibition), group exhibition, June 2 - 26, 2010.

RoHo Photo Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

Point of View 2010, juried group exhibition, Feb. 26 - Apr. 30, 2010 (online exhibition Feb. 26, 2010 - Feb. 29, 2012).

Crisolart Galleries, Barcelona, Spain

Premio Barcelona, group exhibition, Dec. 23, 2009 - Jan. 10, 2010.

Carrousel Du Louvre, Paris, France

Crisolart Galleries at the Carrousel Du Louvre, group exhibition, Oct. 24 - 25, 2009.

All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society Gallery, New Delhi, India

New Delhi 5, group exhibition, June 22 - 28, 2009.

BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD

Michael Goulding & Martin Slater - The Female Nude in Black & White: Photography and Charcoal, by invitation, Feb. 4 - 27, 2009.

Glenview Mansion Art Gallery, Rockville, MD

The Female Nude, juried exhibition, Jun. 29 - July 31, 2007.
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Foundry Gallery, Washington, DC

Sensuality: The Female Nude in Black and White Photography, solo exhibition, May 31 – July 2, 2006.
Winter White, Group exhibition, Jan. 4 – 29, 2006.
Group Holiday Exhibition, Dec. 1, 2004 - Jan. 1, 2005.
Celebrate!, group exhibition, June 15 – July 31, 2005.
Celebrating the Female Form and Spirit, solo exhibition, June 2 – 27, 2004.
Just Figures, group exhibition, Mar. 31 – May 2, 2004.
Group Holiday Exhibition, Dec. 3 – 28, 2003.
Group Photography Exhibition, Nov. 5 – 30, 2003.
Members Group Exhibition, Sept. 3 – 28, 2003.
Members Gallery Group Exhibition, Mar. 5 – 30, 2003.
New Members Exhibition, Feb. 5 – Mar. 2, 2003.

The Trenton City Museum, Trenton, NJ

Ellarslie Open XXIV, Juried group exhibition, Apr. 22 – June 11, 2006.

Museum of the Americas, Miami, FL

Embracing Our Diversity, group exhibition, Apr. 7 - 29, 2006.

The Ellipse Arts Center, Arlington, VA

PHOTO 06: Photographs You Have Taken in the Last 75 Years, juried group photography exhibition, Jan. 20 – Apr. 1, 2006.

Vision Gallery, Washington, DC

New Visions at Vision Gallery, group exhibition, June 4 – 26, 2005.

Mercer Gallery, West Windsor, NJ

Portrait/Self-Portrait, juried group exhibition, Nov. 8 – Dec. 17, 2004.

All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society, New Delhi, India

Group exhibition, Nov. 22 – 30, 2004.

FAVA Gallery, Oberlin, OH

Juried group photography exhibition, Apr. 18 – May 15, 2004.

Embassy of Russia, Washington, DC

Group exhibition, Jan. 15 – 31, 2004.

Gorohovaya 6 Gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia

Group exhibition, Sept. 15 – Oct. 15, 2003.

Museum of Contemporary Art, Washington, DC

Group exhibition, July 18 – Aug. 17, 2003.

GALLERY AFFILIATIONS

Foundry Gallery, 1314 18th St., NW, 1st Floor, Washington, DC 20036, October 2002 to July 2006. President (Jan. 2003 – Jan. 2006).

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