Eric Griffith
Fine Art Photographer

Eric Griffith was born in Barbados and was raised in New York City (Brooklyn). Even from a young age Griffith displayed an interested in Art. Griffith also showed considerable artistic ability as a sketch artist. New York City afforded him the ability to grow his love of art by constantly visiting galleries and museums.

After he graduated of college, he spent 24 years living and working in Europe. He worked as a professional photographer freelancing for various publications in Germany and France, also shooting for the United Press International.

During his time in Europe, He studied and participated in many photographic workshops at the “Ecole Nationale de la Photographie d ‘Arles” in South France. Here his portfolio was reviewed by the renowned and influential photographer Helmut Newton, who stated “Eric Griffith has a Natural photographic eye and his work is tastefully done...”

Griffith’s photographic work has been exhibited in Frankfurt, Heidelberg, in Germany and Arles in the Provence near South France. His work as been purchased by many private collectors in Europe.

Griffith refers to his work as “Abstract Realism”. Through Abstract Realism Photography, the most common everyday objects can be artistically presented in an assortment of new ways. This philosophy seems to have motivated him, to look at the world in an exciting and unique way.

Upon his return to the The United States, Griffith has settled in Sarasota Florida. Continuing his work in Fine Art Photography, Griffith has exhibited work throughout the the United States, including St. Petersburg, Norfolk, and Yorktown Virginia, and exhibited and sold in Annapolis Maryland.

Most recently Griffith has done shows and sold work in Sarasota Florida. Eric’s work is available in a growing number of galleries around the United States.
Jazz Stil Life

BASS PLAYER

Colorful Sun Set

Sailboat during Sunset

Walking the Beach at Sunset

BEACH LIFE ON THE ISLAND

An Evening in Little Italy

Two Flowers

Flowers on a Grid

Jazz Stil Life
Photography: Black and White Photography on Archival Paper

This photographic piece was taken at annual Jazz Festival in Den Haag Holland

Limited Edition: 9 of 150
Height 36" x Width 24"
Year Produced: 1995
Inventory ID EG_0002
Status: All Galleries

Price:
$720.00
   

Narrative:
I was sent to Den Haag (Holland) to cover the annual Jazz Festival. The assignment was two weeks. I met a lot of Jazz Greats. I was so in the moment and enjoying the assignment and great music, that my creativity was firing on all cylinders. This photograph is a result of that creativity. I call it Jazz Still Life. To me Jazz music has a life of it own, it is alive, I wanted to make a still life portrait of something that is alive.



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