SELL The MONKEY,
a Memoir, by GALEN GARWOOD
A FEW FACES, A FEW PLACES, AND A FEW TRACES
GALEN GARWOOD PHOTOGRAPHS
The following selected photographs, created over the last twenty-five years, are for the Sell The Monkey Campaign Project.
Each signed photograph is produced in an edition of twenty-five, printed on archival Lambda paper at 16″ x 20″
discounted to: $350.00
Thank you for your support!
GALEN GARWOOD was born in 1944, and spent most of his young life growing up on St. Simons Island, Georgia and in Charleston, South Carolina. In 1966, after one year of art at University of Georgia, he moved to Fairbanks, Alaska, where he majored in Art and Music with a minor in English. He moved to Seattle, Washington in 1971 and began showing his paintings at Foster/White Gallery in 1974. He has exhibited his work in the United States, Europe, and Asia and his creative contributions express themselves in photography, writing, multimedia, and film.
In 1976, he won First Place in Painting at the Pacific Northwest Annual Exhibition and in 1979 he received the Hassam, Speicher Award at the Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, New York. In 1995, his multimedia piece ‘Adagio’ won the Bronze Award at the International Multimedia Film Festival in Philadelphia, and in 1996 ‘Adagio’ was included in the Venice Biennale’s ‘Xenograhia, Nomadic Wall’ and again at ‘Art Affair’ in New York. His film ‘Cadmium Red Light received First Place for Narrative/Documentary at the Port Townsend International Film Festival in 2007, and his film ‘Ed and Ed’ received First Place Award for Short Documentary for at DeReel Film Festival in Australia in 2008. Along with poems by Sam Hamill, he created Passport, paintings and poems, publshed by Broken Moon Press, 1987, and Mandala, an Homage to Morris Graves, Milkweed Editions, 1989.
In 2011, he collaborated with the poet, Peter Weltner: The One-Winged Body, Marrowstone Press, and again with Peter Weltner, Where Everything Is Water As Far As He Can See, Marrowstone Press, 2012. In 2014, he produced and published Maenam, Of Water, Of Light, a series of photographs with poems by William O’Daly, Marvin Bell, Sam Hamill, James Broughton, Peter Weltner, Linda Gregg, Emily Warn, Jeanne More, and a foreword by Kathleen Moles, Marrowstone Press. A selection from a new series of photographs, ‘The Dream Sea,’ are featured in The Road to Isla Negra, poems by William O’Daly, published by Folded Word Press in 2015. Other images from ‘The Dream Sea’ are published in collaboration with poet, Peter Weltner, in Water’s Eye, Brick House Books, 2015.
Galen Garwood lives in Northern Thailand and is currently working on a new series of paintings and photographs.