October 2 - October 30
First Friday Art Walk – October 2020
Growing up in the Manhattan area, Rodney Hoover’s inspiration comes from his childhood memories, leaving the city to enjoy summers spent on his grandparent’s farm where his love of cattle and country living began. For the past two years, Rodney has immersed myself in the creation of the Bovinians. It’s not straight photography, which in itself is an art, but digital fine art composites.
His composites begin with character, costume and set creation, organization of the models and cattle for live photo sessions, and hours in the studio creating the final composition using multiples of his original photos, digital manipulation of the images, enhancements of color, texture, hues, saturation, brush strokes, blending modes and more.
This exhibit is a selection of works from Papa Moostouski’s Bovinian Circus and Freakshow. To learn more of the story and his characters Rodney has created, visit https://rhooverstudios.weebly.com/.