Meike Bertrand-Paniza, originally from the Netherlands, studied at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) where she earned a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Photography in 2017. In the past few years her photographs have been included in the All Alaska Biennial at the Anchorage Museum Rasmussen Center in Alaska, the Mt. Rokko International Photography Festival in Kobe, Japan and Punctum: Photographic Center North-West's 20th Annual Photography Exhibition, where her diptych Sparks was honored with the first place award.
My work is focused on the often overlooked and ordinary events of everyday life that attract my attention -fleeting time and and changes in light and mood from one second to the next. Exhibited both individually and as compositions of multiple images combined, my series mimic the sensory and visual cues that inform recollection; both that which is highly personal but also true to experience. The physicality of that experience is often condensed, or rather transmuted, into a sprinkling of space, color, visual, and even auditory phenomena.
Prints & Books
All images are printed in limited editions of 15 with a total of 3 artist proofs. Prints and artist books are signed and numbered. A select group of photographs from the series Between Land and Sky was included in a hand made artist book in 2017, printed on Japanese Washi paper in an edition of 25.
Exhibition News and Contact
Exhibition News: Blog
Der Greif, Past & Present: Weekend at Pinakothek der Moderne & ZIRKA, München, Germany
All Alaska Biennial Anchorage Museum at the Rasmussen Center, Pratt Museum in Homer and Alaska State Museum in Juneau
Shadows, LoosenArt, Millepiani Gallery, Rome, Italy. *Catalog
Whatwillyouremember.com Lightness of Being
Emerging Photographer Showcase, Mt. Rokko International Photography Festival, Kobe, Japan. *Catalog
Der Greif, Guest-Room Timothy Persons
Smaller Footprints, Museum of Art and History (MOAH), Lancaster, CA
Punctum, 20th Annual Photography Exhibition, Photo Center North-West (PCNW), Seattle, WA. *Award for "Sparks"
Rarefied Light, Alaska Photographic Center, AK. *Award for "Sunbeam"
Alaska Women Speak, cover image, Spring Issue 2019
Australian Museum of Contemporary Photography, feature, 06/2018
Lenscratch, feature, 03/2017
Between Land and Sky, limited edition artist book, Anchorage, AK, 02/2017
First place award, 20th Annual Photography Exhibition, Photographic Center North-West (PCNW), Seattle, WA. 11/2015
Rarefied Light Award, Alaska Photographic Center (APC), AK. 10/2015
Critical Mass Top 200 Finalist, Photolucida, Portland, Oregon, 08/2019
Review Santa Fe 100, 2016, Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 11/2016