Image: Linda Finch
I began photography in my thirties, building a darkroom at home and learning the craft by myself through books and magazines. Darkroom techniques were learnt via trial and error. My previous studies in Chemistry and my work for twenty-seven years in the chemical industry helped me a lot to formulate my own photographic mixings and to experiment in different processes.
Linda Finch began painting while attending the University of California in Davis, California as a Biological Sciences major. After graduating, Finch moved to New York City where she continued to take art classes and later moved into children’s book illustration. Finch has illustrated several books with a focus on the educational market. In 2017 she entered the ranks of mature female artists and is now a full-time painter.
A project achieved during an artist residency in Colombia, with the support of the Alliance Française of Bogotá, Colombia.
Throughout our journey on Earth, we have left more than a just a human footprint – we have reached our breaking point. There are some who yearn for an earlier world where humanity and living things seemed to exist in harmony, and who deplore the way we are destroying the world of nature...