Photographer and RAEN ambassador, Pat Graham will have a collection of photos on display this Friday, April 24th at Out Doors at the Duncan Miller Gallery in Venice, CA. The show will go from 8-11pm and will feature many of Pat’s never before seen photography. Make the effort to make it out to this show, you will not be disappointed.
The Duncan Miller Gallery is located in West Los Angeles, 1/3 mile East of the 405 Freeway.
10959 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90034
From the San Diego (405) freeway, take the Venice Blvd exit, and go East. Venice Blvd is the exit just South of the 10 freeway. Our building is 1/3 mile East of the 405, on the North side of the street. Look for the large lit number sign “10959″ atop the building. Plenty of street parking.
PAT GRAHAM BIO
Pat Graham is the photographer who best captured the live performances of America’s most loved & influential independent musicians during the 1990’s & early 00’s. His photos represent not just the bands but the scenes: the venues, audiences and instruments. He shows not only the public performances, but the behind-the-scenes back stages, tour vans, hotel rooms, studios & record labels, bringing a very intimate perspective to his work.
Graham began shooting in high-school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but soon relocated to Washington DC where he worked extensively in and around the local & national music industry for over 10 years. During this period he toured endlessly with bands such as Modest Mouse, the Make Up, Tortoise and June of 44, across the USA and Europe.
His photos have been published in magazines including Rolling Stone, Spin Magazine, Art Forum, NME, Dazed & Confused, Raygun, the Village Voice, the Washington Post, Washington City Paper, the Guardian, Punk Life, Punk Planet, Copper Press, Time Out, VICE, Tokion, Swindle, Guitar World, and the Chicago Reader. His first book of photographs (Silent Pictures) was released in 2007 by Akashic books, NYC.
In 2001 he took the artist in residence position at the Grange Hall, in Wakefield Rhode Island. After which he moved his base to London, England. In 2003 Graham co-founded contemporary art gallery ‘96 Gillespie’ a not for profit gallery dedicated to encouraging and supporting a dialogue between US and UK artists & to being a significant venue for American artists in the UK. He works & exhibits internationally, frequently in collaboration with his wife, photographer and designer Melanie Standage.
Pat’s photos can be found in the Experience Music Project Museum, Seattle WA, the Arlington Municipal Art Collection, Arlington VA, and in private collections around the world.
Pat currently divides his time between London and the USA. He is available for commissions In these or any locations life brings him.
A select list of clients include:
Modest Mouse, Man Man, Ted Leo, Dischord records, Beggars Group, (4ad, Matador, etc) The V & A Museum London, Wolf Ollins design, Warner Bros, CABE London, RAEN Optics, Libre Design California, Plan B Magazine, Merge Records, Stop Smiling Magazine USA, Plus 1,The Cribs, Less Rain Design London, Apple/Ipod, and more.