Tom Sliter
  Tom Sliter began moving his photography from hobby to fine art 3 years ago.  Among his earliest inspirations were the works of Ansel Adams and the Westons for their mastery of composition and the subtleties of grayscale and Margaret Bourke-White for the boldness and beauty with which she portrayed the world of steel and concrete. 
He has always been captivated by the power of a black and white print to isolate the essence of light and shadow while retaining, even enhancing, the ability to evoke a broad range of emotions.  Among his current projects he is examining the interaction of light and surface in metallic objects. The images reveal an inherent beauty encouraging questions and enticing the eye to linger a little longer. He also has a passion for sailing and marine and aviation photography.
Tom does much of his work using a Nikon and Olympus digital cameras and an iPhone, Lightroom, Photoshop, and Nik software for most post-processing and an Epson 3880 printer and Canson and Moab papers for printing.
Recognition

Single Image Winner (Landscape), Black and White Magazine 2018

Nominee, 12th Black and White SPIDER Awards, 2017
Nominee, 11th Black and White SPIDER Awards, 2016
Nominee, 10th Black and White SPIDER Awards 2015
Associate Artist, Torpedo Factory Artists Assoc. (juried), Alexandria, VA​, April 2015

The Cold Warriors folio was acquired by the permanent collection at the
National Museum of Nuclear Science and History, September 2017

Juried Exhibits​

2018
The Art League Gallery, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA
April -- All media
2017

The Art League Gallery, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

May All Media;  June Perspective;  JulyAll Media;  August -- All Media;  October -- Landscape

1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

August -- Planes, Trains and Automobiles; September -- Hit Me With Your Best Shot

2016
The Art League Gallery, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA
            March – All Media – Honorable Mention;  April – All Media; May – All Media; 
July – All Media;  August –  Landscape


 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
            February – Reflections; March – What’s New Pussycat; April – Light and Shadow

 
PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT
            June – Flight
 2015
TAG Gallery, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

Newly Juried Artists
 The Art League Gallery, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA
April – Bits and Pieces, All Media;  May – The Influence of Fauvism; June – All Media; September – All Media – Honorable MentionOctober – Superstition and Belief; December – All Media
1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

May– In the Zone;  June – Urban Landscapes; September – Splash; December – Skyward
 The Darkroom Gallery,Essex Jct., VT
              July– War and Peace
 2014
Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, VA
            January – Mainland;  March – Take Flight; April – In the Abstract

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