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Artist Sandy Burr


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Biography


As a graphic designer turned photographer, my images are inspired by my training as a designer and I draw on those skills as I compose my images. Many images get further enhanced as I play with them in photo software. After years of searching for a way to coat my images to add depth and durability, I happened upon encaustics and I was hooked.
 
I grew up and spent a good part of my life in Connecticut, a beautiful state with a vibrant artist community. I went to school for graphic design just as the industry was turning to computers and worked in publishing and design. Pagemaker to Quark to InDesign. Illustrator 88. Whatever Photoshop initially was (Digital Darkroom?). I came into photography as a long-time Photoshop user, through the "back door" as I like to say. It's come a long way.
 
Now I live in Nashville and am blessed to have most of my immediate family here. Again I have found a growing arts community and have become a member of many art- and creative-based groups. 
 
Please feel free to contact me with any questions or comments.
 
 
 
EXHIBITS/SHOWS
Spotlight on Art, Atlanta, 2020
Wesleyan Art Show, Atlanta, 2019
Artclectic, Nashville, 2019
Harding Art Show, Nashville, 2018
Slow Exposures, Zebulan, Georgia, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020
Brentwood Academy, Brentwood, TN, 2018
JCC Gallery, Nashville, 2014, 2014, 2015, 2016
Center for the Arts, Murfreesboro, TN, 2014
Main Street Gallery, Nashville, 2013
Scarritt Bennett Center, Nashville, 2013
Central South Art Exhibit National, 2010, 2011
 
PERMANENT COLLECTIONS
Georgian Southwest University
Nashville VA Medical Center
Phoebe Sumpter Memorial Hospital, Americus, Georgia
The Cumberlands at Green Hills, Nashville
Pennington Place, Hendersonville, TN
Jackson Oaks, Jackson, TN
Cumberland Heights Foundation, Nashville
 
 
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