|About the Artist:
Carolyn Guild: an American born photographer (1951),
Guild is a third generation San Diegan, and she now splits her time with her husband Whitney, between their small beach cottage in Encinitas - California, Northern Baja - Mexico, and their old log cabin, high in the mountains of Northern Utah. Her father almost always had a Rolleiflex or two around his neck, and is responsible for instilling in her, his love of photography.
Carolyn's photography has been exhibited in Galleries and Museums in the Continental U.S., and Europe. Many solo exhibits, as well as concurrently with some of photography's greats, including (but not limited to) Ansel Adams* (Kimball Art Center, Park City, Utah), and Imogen Cunningham (Oceanside Museum of Art, California). Guild was the first landscape photographer to have a solo exhibit at the oldest visual arts Museum in Utah, the Springville Museum of Art. In May (2012) Carolyn was invited to speak to the members of the San Diego Museum of Art.
Recent awards include winning Black and White Magazine's Gold Award (twice), Silver Award, and Bronze Award. She has won Prix De La Photographie Paris twice, second twice, and third once. Also winning awards in the International Photography Awards (Lucie Awards) and the Black and White Spider Awards. Guild won the Margaret Frye Perpetual Trophy, has been awarded by WIPI, and nominated for the Aperture West Book Award.