Miriam Danar - Fine Artist

Miriam Danar

New York, NY - United States

 
 
 

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Miriam Danar

New York, NY - United States

Miriam Danar - Fine Artist

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Miriam Danar - Photographer




UPDATE: I am donating the proceeds of all sales of my photos here to the care of my mother, who is recovering from two grueling operations. I am her caregiver. She's an amazing woman living an inspirational life, a beautiful person who has graced many other lives in this world. I am donating all proceeds from sales of my art to her care. Please contact me here on FAA if you wish to purchase my work on behalf of my mother, or to make a special gift purchase of my fine art photography. Thank you ...

I have organized my images into galleries, so that you can find your favorite subjects more easily. You can also see new photos daily as I upload them, by clicking on the Images tab. To see more of my work visit my new website.

'My images are 'time pieces,' stolen moments caught on the run that would otherwise be forever lost in time ... images that evoke a strong sense of place, time and mood. I am a photographic archaeologist, bringing forgotten emotions to light.'

On Aug. 15th, 2013 (her late father's birthday), NYC television news station NY1 published her photo of 'Brooklyn Diner' as their Picture of the Day. Thanks, Dad! She made Picture of the Day again on Sept. 26, 2013, twice in two months, for 'United Nations Building against Dramatic Sky,' and has appeared six times in total on NY1.

'Brooklyn Diner' and 'Little Tug that Could' were also published in the NY Daily News newspaper on Sept. 9, 2013 in the User Photos section, and her photos appear on the National Geographic website. She is featured in the Sept. 2013 issue of 'Under the Hat' magazine on 'Unconventional Photography,' as well as in 'Garden Tripod' magazine, twice in 2014.

Miriam Danar embarks on daily treasure hunts for that one visual gem - the serenity of the late afternoon sun, or the comfort of small things taken for granted. As a child, her family Pentax ignited a passion to preserve these accidental moments, overlooked in the haste of our everyday. The quiet drama of the urban landscape, street dioramas, and the significant fleeting glimpse reflect the influence of painter Edward Hopper. With some nostalgia, she portrays the city as a neighborhood of the imagination, uncovering beauty in unlikely places - an abandoned lot, graffiti on a ragged wall, or that morning coffee stop.

A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and a student at the famed Art Students League in NY, Miriam grew up in New Rochelle and was personally presented with a gold star by illustrator Norman Rockwell during a high school art competition. She worked more than two decades as an art director for Ogilvy & Mather Advertising in NY and as an illustrator in the new products field, coming full circle to her true passion, photography.

With three solo photo exhibitions at the United Nations and regular exhibits at the Soho Gallery for Digital Art in New York (named by CBS television as one of 'NYC's 6 best contemporary galleries' http://newyork.cbslocal.com/top-lists/best-contemporary-art-galleries-in-new-york/), Miriam contributed images to a Hurricane Sandy Coney Island Steampunk Fundraiser. Her photo, 'Girl Walking into Shadow,' was selected in June 2013 by the New York Center for Photographic Art as an Honorable Mention in the Urban Landscapes Call for Entry, out of close to 1,000 images submitted.

She is helping to research a book on tolerance and cultural diversity with a notable National Geographic photographer, among other projects. Miriam recently won First Place in the contest, 'New York in Color,' with her winning entry seen at the NY Daily Quote: http://www.nydailyquote.com/ from March 18 - 21, 2013. She was also featured 'In the Spotlight' in The Great Photo Race three times since April 2013 and was Featured Artist for the Week in July 2013, Non DSLR Photography Group, as well as in the Old Masters Group in 2014, at Fine Art America.

Her work was shown in the juried 'Electron Salon' exhibit at the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (LACDA - February/March 2013), following a successful showing in the Ninth Annual 'Snap to Grid' exhibition, in conjunction with the LA Downtown Art Walk (January/February 2013).

'Seen and Noted' in Print Magazine, Miriam interviewed on radio's Centanni Broadcasting Network and appeared on TV's 'Minding Your Business,' and regularly writes and photographs public interest stories throughout New York State and Connecticut for a nationwide online news network.

Visit Miriam's Facebook photography page, 'Miriam Danar Photography,' for new photos not yet posted here, sales, and the latest events. Miriam is open to all inquiries for sales, commissions, stories and exhibitions.

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