Sunday, 1 May 2011

Culture? introducing Jefra Linn..

..This first day of May the feature in culture? is on the lovely Jefra Linn. Jefra`s photos are so light and dreamy, they are simply wonderful. Jefra is telling us a little bit about herself and her work today. So I wish you all a great May, a great Sunday and a great culture?-experiance..
..Here it is, your shot of art with Jefra Linn..




Can you tell the readers a little bit about yourself, name, what country you live in, age etc? Hi! My name is Jefra Starr Linn and I'm a photographer. I live in Utah, USA with my artist husband ( and three kids, plus our dog, cats, chickens and pony. I'm 35 years old.

-What inspired you to start being creative? I've always felt most comfortable when I was creating. At times it caused me to feel a bit alone, but it's always been a recurring thread in my life.

-Is making art your fulltime job, and if not, what else do you do? I'd say it's my part-time job, my fulltime job definitely is being a mom to the three beautiful kids that David and I have. Once they're all in school it'll be closer to a full-time job but as of right now there are just too many crazy demands.

-Have you gone to art school, if yes where did you go and what did you study? I majored in Fine Art in college, so I learned a lot of the basic principals and elements, but as for photography I'm largely self taught. However, I know I bring stuff I learned at school to my current art form.

-Where do you find inspiration? Everywhere. Largely from my life and children, but also I love historic and vintage photographers and the insanely creative photography I see in the Fashion industry.

-Do you have a favorite artist and if so who and why? favorite bookmark folder is massive, but here are some that I genuinely adore - the beautiful, quiet photographs of William Post -, Annie Leibovwitz is a biggie for me along with stylist Grace Coddington, the gorgeous historic photographs of photographer George Edward Anderson - I love how he tells the historic stories of our local people through his photographs -, the photographs of Waldemar and Max are breathtaking and inspiring to me - and the simple, earthy photographs of my friend Morgaine Owens are always inspiring to me.

-Where can my readers see you`re work? Hmm, you can see me on Flickr - and my website - and blog - - I am notoriously bad about updating these though. I also have a Facebook page -

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