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My Photo Book | Rice University's Religious Studies Reviews

MY PHOTO BOOK | RICE UNIVERSITY'S RELIGIOUS STUDIES REVIEWS

A Labor of Love by Tewfic El-Sawy on Exposure I was pleased when I learned that Rice University in Texas published a review of my photo...

THE HUNGRY GHOST FESTIVAL | HONG KONG

Scroll down on the right...or click The Hungry Ghost Festival . Following my earlier post on the Hungry Ghost festival in Hong Kong,...

 
 
 
Gary 'Gaz' Jones | Hungry Ghost Festival

GARY 'GAZ' JONES | HUNGRY GHOST FESTIVAL

Photo © Gary Jones | All Rights Reserved Readers of this blog know full well of my current 'obsession' with Chinese Opera and its various...

THE UNSEEN | BACKSTAGE OF A HOKKIEN OPERA

The Unseen is a gallery of monochrome photographs made backstage of a Hokkien Opera troupe during Penang's Hungry Ghosts Festival. Chinese...

 
 
 
Beyond The Frame | Guo Gui Lian | The Diva

BEYOND THE FRAME | GUO GUI LIAN | THE DIVA

Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved I spent around a week in Penang during the latter part of August while the Chinese Yu...

Michael Benford | Ancient China

MICHAEL BENFORD | ANCIENT CHINA

Photo © Michael Benford | All Rights Reserved China's southeastern Guizhou Province region has for centuries been home to 49 of China's...

 
 
 
Hat Boi | VN Express | Thanh Nguyen

HAT BOI | VN EXPRESS | THANH NGUYEN

Photo © Thanh Nguyen | Courtesy VNExpress After many weeks of silence on this blog; due partly to the need to take a time off to focus...

Beyond The Frame | Yan Yang Tian Troupe | GFX 50s

BEYOND THE FRAME | YAN YANG TIAN TROUPE | GFX 50S

Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved Although the Fuji GFX50s might not really be the most appropriate format to photograph...

 
 
 
Ye Hong Qi | The Miao Portraits

YE HONG QI | THE MIAO PORTRAITS

Photo © Ye Hong Qi - All Rights Reserved It's been a few weeks since my last post...but I needed a break to re-energize my blogging...

FACES OF CHINESE OPERA

I've been photographing Chinese opera performers at performances and backstages in New York City's Chinatown, various locations in...

 
 
 
Andres Serrano | Made In China

ANDRES SERRANO | MADE IN CHINA

Photo © Andres Serrano | All Rights Reserved Readers of this blog are well aware of my current "chinoiserie" phase, of my interest...

POV:  William E. Crawford | Hanoi Streets

POV: WILLIAM E. CRAWFORD | HANOI STREETS

Photo © William E. Crawford | Courtesy The New York Times I don't recall writing a blog post about an article that appeared on The...

 
 
 
Jaranan In Java | Jay Tindall

JARANAN IN JAVA | JAY TINDALL

Photo © Jay Tindall- All Rights Reserved I've always been interested in documenting the unusual or lesser known religious traditions...

Beyond The Frame | Qu Hui | X-Pro2

BEYOND THE FRAME | QU HUI | X-PRO2

Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved I was officially recognized as the photographer for The Shade of Butterfly & The Red Pear...

 
 
 

THE LEGEND OF HUA | MULTIMEDIA

I have now completed producing 'The Legend of Hua', an audio slideshow which recounts in just over 3:30 seconds (reportedly today's...

BEYOND THE FRAME | HUĀ | GFX50S

I've been absent from this blog for a while due to 'busy-ness', and working on a new audio-slideshow titled "The Legend of Hua"...which...

 
 
 
POV: The Human World Photo Contest | Winning Entry

POV: THE HUMAN WORLD PHOTO CONTEST | WINNING ENTRY

Photo © Supriya Biswas | Courtesy The Human World The Human World photography contest just announced its overall winner; Supriya Biswas...

Beyond The Frame | Ren Li Fung | Fuji GFX50s

BEYOND THE FRAME | REN LI FUNG | FUJI GFX50S

Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved I'm currently working on a rather intricate "photo film" or audio slideshow that will...

 
 
 
Poy Sang Long | Reuters' Wider Image | Jorge Silva

POY SANG LONG | REUTERS' WIDER IMAGE | JORGE SILVA

Photo © Reuters/Jorge Silva - Al Rights Reserved I was planning to attend the Poy Sang Long celebration in Chiang Mai in early April,...

The Girl of Nanjing Road:  Part II

THE GIRL OF NANJING ROAD: PART II

N anjing Road by Tewfic El-Sawy on Exposure I completed another personal project whilst in Shanghai a couple of weeks ago. It's a sequel...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

'Drifters' An Original Oil Painting by Claire Beadon Carnell

'Drifters' An Original Oil Painting by Claire Beadon Carnell

'Drifters' Oil on Archival Linen Panel 12 x 12 Several years ago when I was painting in Cape Cod,I found this little inlet with all of these boats resting alongthe shoreline. I... Read more ...

Farm League

Farm League

Farm League12 x 16 oil on panel220 $ USD Read more ...

Children's Books 1850-1881 part 18

Children's Books 1850-1881 part 18

The first section of this series and featured books from between the 1850s to 1881. These posts features books published between 1881 and 1904. Until the mid-18th century... Read more ...

KEEP OUT!

KEEP OUT!

KEEP OUT! sketchbook watercolor Monochromatic Local Color Day 26/30 This watercolor study started as an underpainting, a grisaille using only Payne's gray but loved how it... Read more ...

Blueberries in a plastic container still life oil painting small original...

Blueberries in a plastic container still life oil painting small original contemporary realism

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Visiting Artists' Studios

Visiting Artists' Studios

Our home gallery and studios have been a part of the art tours for over a year now. Below is an article about these fascinating visits that I wrote for the local paper. Here... Read more ...

Cherries and peaches still life fruit painting original

Cherries and peaches still life fruit painting original

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9/15/18

9/15/18

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Abstract or Figurative?

Abstract or Figurative?

I am working in the Vandiver Gallery 5 days a week where I meet new art lovers. Many are Spanish speaking. I do live in Mexico, and it is my responsibility to speak their... Read more ...

Another Painting Challenge is DONE!

Another Painting Challenge is DONE!

For the month of September, I participated in an online painting challenge. I painted a new painting each day for 30 days. My theme was Abstract Landscapes in Mixed Media. i... Read more ...