Image 'Arlington Pump'  © Remi Thornton, 2017. Vsit: Remi

Aspect Initiative is dedicated to seeking out the finest of Fine Art Photographers in New England and beyond. Artist focus features will run for 4 to 6 weeks then will be archived in the online gallery collective. All works featured on this site are under strict copyright of the artists. If you've inquiries reagarding sales contact the artists directly.

The Aspect Initiative team includes:

Steven J. Duede

Artist, Fine Art Photographer, Aspect Founder, Independent Curator. Visit: StevenDuede.com

An artist, fine art photographer and arts administrator, Steven lives and works in the Boston Massachusetts area. 35 years in service of art. A work history in museum operations, academic office administration as well as consulting and design for museums, galleries and arts non profits he carries his attachment to the creative process to all work. Currently, Steven serves on the board of directors with the Griffin Museum of Photography.  His work has been recognized and supported as a fellowship finalist by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. He founded and works as curator and principal of Aspect Initiative. Additionally, Steven serves as a reviewer in the New England and Flash Point Festival Portfolio reviews sponsored by the Griffin Museum of Photography as well as the Rhode Island School of Design and Palm Springs Photography Festival portfolio reviews.  His work has been exhibited regularly in the Boston area, New England, and around the nation. Selected Museums/Galleries include the 555 Gallery/Boston, Danforth Museum of Art, Griffin Museum of Photography, Newport Art Museum, DeCordova Museum, Colorado Photographic Arts Center/Denver, Sohn Fine Art, Site:Brooklyn NY, The Vermont Center for Photography, Photo Center North West in Seattle WA. Fort Wayne Museum of Art. Public Art Projects with United Photo Industries "The Fence" as well as "City Panorama" PCNW in Seattle.

Jessica Roscio

Curator, Danforth Art Museum, Aspect Partner, Curator and Contributor. Visit: Danforthart.org

Since joining Danforth Art in 2011, Jessica Roscio has curated multiple exhibitions of contemporary photography, the exhibition Barbara Swan: Reflected Self, and served as co-curator of a multi-part exhibition focusing on Boston Expressionism, The Expressive Voice. Her recent exhibitions include Beautiful Decay, which included two galleries of works from the Museum’s permanent collection, accompanied by installations from three contemporary artists, Sarah Meyers Brent, Steven Duede, and David Weinberg. Additionally Jessica developed the critically acclaimed exhibition, The Memory Palace: Domesticity, Objects, and the Interior featuring works by Molly Lamb, Lindsey Beal, Astrid Reischwitz and Marie Craig. Prior to joining Danforth Art, she held positions at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Roscio has an MA in Art History from the University at Buffalo and a PhD in American Studies, with a focus on the History of Photography, from Boston University

Elin Spring 

Blogger, writer, Contributor to the Initiative. Visit: http://elinspringphotography.com/blog/

Elin Spring is the founder, editor and head writer of the photography blog What Will You Remember?, featuring exhibit reviews and curator and artist interviews. She is a contributing writer to print and online magazines, as well as museum exhibitions and catalogs. Elin serves as a juror at photography competitions and conducts portfolio reviews at photography festivals, highlighting newly discovered work on her blog. In 2014, her photography writing was recognized with the Scribe FOCUS Award from the Griffin Museum of Photography. For nearly two decades, Elin Spring Photography has specialized in professional portraiture in and around Boston.