ARTIST STATEMENT

I am an observer of life and teller of stories - stories which have impact. My eyes wander, seeing all around me as my ears listen to the sounds and the voices. Born with an insatiable curiosity to learn and specifically to learn about others, I am drawn to traveling near and far. I see and capture moments in time - colors, shapes, feelings, moods, expressions, and relationships.  My life is a journey and I share it through my art whether it is film, photography, art, poetry, prose or story. I invite my audience, reader, viewer into my world to see what I see, to feel what I feel,  and often finding their own personal connection and experience. It is my mission to help, enlighten, entertain and bring knowledge and joy to others.  

 

 

 

BIO

Gayle Kirschenbaum is a creator who expresses herself in many forms. She began life as a visual artist and started taking photos where she loved spending hours in her darkroom. She found herself shooting stories with her photographs and painting them in an impressionist way. Her desire to use words and sound led her to moving images.  She became an Emmy award-winning filmmaker whose films and programs have premiered on Netflix, HBO, and Discovery. They include Look At Us Now, Mother!, A Dog’s Life: A Dogamentary, My Nose and  Little Parents.  Her last film led to an invitation to give a TEDx talk called No More Drama With Mama about forgiveness. She speaks and teaches on this topic. Gayle has found herself returning to her first love, photography.  Her photographs were exhibited in Spain at the Barcelona Foto Biennale in October 2018, she received an honorable mention under landscape for the Pollux Awards 2019, have been in Westbeth group shows and a solo show.

 

She has been featured widely in the media including New York Times, NBC Today Show, Jerusalem Post and Psychology Today. She is a member of Producers Guild of America (PGA) and a judge for the Emmys and PGA.


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