Carol Cirillo-Stanley’s work is both realistic and abstract. Her subjects depict unexpected beauty in life’s common elements. Mannequins, her muse Lala, abstract flower designs, city-scapes, sidewalk fair, and vacant landscapes appear in her portfolios.
“The Collections” featuring Lala wearing clothing made from the pages of the New York Times, Crate and Barrel wrapping paper, cheesecloth and other “found” designer fabrics, have recently had solo exhibits in Los Angeles at The Fine Arts Building and at the Millinery Guild. Cirillo-Stanley has been a featured artist at the Sara Palacios Gallery, Los Angeles, Women in Photography International, Irvine Fine Arts Center and the Georgia Okeefe Museum.
Cirillo-Stanley uses both digital and film. She does her own printing and framing. With a Bachelor’s Degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh and a Master’s Degree from California State University, Long Beach. She teaches photography to grade school students in a program she developed called “Fuzzy Pickles”!
She has authored three books; “The LA Lookbook”, “A Year in LA”; and “The Collections”, and sells them in her studio gallery on 9th and Main. All proceeds from the “LA Lookbook” go to local charities. The vibrant fashion and diverse faces found on LA’s streets are revealed in this unique book intertwining fashion with real life. LA based photographer and downtown gallery owner, Carol Cirillo Stanley traveled the streets of Los Angeles for six months capturing the unique Angeleno style.
Most of her works are available for purchase online and her work can be seen by appointment or during the LA Artwalk, at the Carol Cirillo Stanley Studio Gallery located at 112 W. 9th Street, Los Angeles, #507.
The gallery will be open each Artwalk from 7 – 9 PM. Each show changes but always features a collection of fine art photography often focussed on Los Angeles and its ever changing street scenes. Stop by and enjoy the art and ambiance of this cool industrial space.
Carol Cirillo-Stanley’s work is both realistic and abstract. Her subjects depict unexpected beauty in life’s common elements. Mannequins, (her muse Lala, abstract flower designs, city-scapes, sidewalk designs, and vacant landscapes appear in her portfolios.
She has authored three books; “The LA Lookbook” “A Year in LA”; and “The Collections”, all available on BLURB.COM
For more information visit FMI:carolcirillostanley.com.