Lobster Cars

PhotographerChris Becker
PrizeHonorable Mention
Entry Description

Floating in still waters in the harbors of Maine, the lobster cars stand sentinel in the quiet moments between twilight and the coming darkness. Their shapes and lines recalled the ice fishing houses of my childhood in Minnesota.

About Photographer

1970 Born, raised in Minnesota Currently resides in Kennebunkport, Maine continuing work in fine art and documentary photography. Education 1992 • BFA, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 2000 • School of Visual Arts, New York, NY Selected Exhibitions 2013 • Fear & Loathing, API, Photo-Eye, Santa Fe, NM 2013 • H&H: Twenty Who Know the Difference, CMCA, Rockport, ME 2013 • Illuminators, OK Harris, New York, NY 2013 • Eye Witness, Trudy Labell Fine Art, Naples, FL 2012 • Gardens, E. Smith Gallery, Johnson City, Texas 2010 • Environmental Landscapes, University of New England, ME 2010 • Photographing Maine: Ten Years Later, CMCA, Rockport, ME 2010 • About Time, Jim Kempner Fine Art. New York, NY 2010 • Capture, Maine Museum of Photographic Artists, ME 2009 • A Pictures Worth, E. Moss Gallery, Falmouth, ME 2008 • Summer Group Show, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME 2008 • Places, Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York, NY 2007 • 07 Biennial, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME 2006 • 12th Juried Exhibition, Griffin Museum of Photo, MA 2006 • 80th International Competition, The Print Center, PA 2006 • Night, Solo Show, Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York, NY 2006 • Recent Work, The Banks Gallery, Portsmouth, NH 2006 • Prelude to Spring, River Tree Center For The Arts, ME 2005 • Group Show, The Photographic Collective, Portland, ME 2005 • Summer Show, Westport Arts Center, CT 2005 • Ripe For Picking, Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York, NY 2004 • Nightscapes, A Little More Red, Scottsdale, AZ 2003 • Seven Contemporary Photographers, JKFA, New York, NY 2003 • Light Time Space, New Century Artists, New York, NY 2002 • XXV Photoshow, Liebig Gallery, CT 2002 • Into The Light, Photo District Gallery, NYC 2002 • Here is New York, New York, NY Client List The New York Times New York Magazine National Geographic Adventure Down East Magazine Yankee Magazine New Hampshire Magazine Msp/St.Paul Magazine Minnesota Monthly The New York Dog Magazine World Geographic Northwest Airlines Honeywell Inc. Jam Advertising Saatchi & Saatchi DDB Collections Universal Pictures Clayton, Dublier & Rice Hyatt Regency JW Marriot Bank of Australia E.Ehrenkranz Elie Tahari Holly Hunt HBO KRC WLS