In Honor Of

In Honor Of…

Do the names we give to people, places, and things actually bestow meaning upon them? Or does a name ultimately assume its meaning from that which it identifies? I believe it to be, in most contexts, a complex mixture of both. These are some of the questions I was asking as I reflected on my […]
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Kerr Monuments Series Venice Beach Volleyball

New Series | Monuments

I am excited to release my new series, Monuments, this week. I have worked on this project on and off for a couple of years alongside other ongoing projects, keeping it in mind whenever I traveled to locations that exhibited some of the elements I was exploring. The places that inspired this work (and are […]
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Downtown Peoria | A Photography Show

I found Driftwood Coffee by chance in the summer of 2018 when searching Yelp for a midway point to meet a friend from the opposite end of Valley. My first reaction was “there’s a coffee shop in downtown Peoria?! And it actually looks… pretty rad!” I grew up in the heart of Peoria and know […]
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False Dichotomies

I created a poll on Facebook the other day, a playful dichotomy of choice purely for the sake of provoking thought. It started some good conversations, mostly behind the scenes as people seemed hesitant to make a public stand one way or another. I am grateful to those who responded to the poll, engaged in […]
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Clouds on Mountain Range Gila River Power Station

Why The Silence?

I haven’t written for a while. In fact, I haven’t really posted much new work, either. 2019 has been a little overwhelming so far. Between a computer crash, data loss, multiple family illnesses, a car accident, and a demanding job, I’ve had to make sacrifices and really prioritize how I spend my time. I’ve put […]
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Exposure: Landscape & Architecture

Group Exhibition

  It’s been a while since my last blog update. Sorry about that! I’m writing to let you know about an upcoming group exhibition featuring photographic works from Marilyn Szabo, Andrew Pielage, Peter Brian Klein and yours truly. Although I’ve worked with curator Nicole Royse in the past, this will be my first show in […]
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southwest stucco minimal color photography by Johnny Kerr

STUCCOLAND! Book Release

I’m very pleased to announce the release of my STUCCOLAND! book. I am excited to see this challenging but rewarding series culminate in a physical format that you can take home! Why? A few people have asked me why I put so much effort into making calendars and books featuring my photographs. Some have even asked […]
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southwest stuccoland minimal color photography by Johnny Kerr

That Awkward Moment… When You Don’t Like Your Own Work

So, I’ve had this recurring experience recently: While hanging out with a friend I am asked, “what’s new?” As an artist, my art is always a part of that answer. So, I inevitably include details about my most recent project, STUCCOLAND! I notice a look of polite, but feigned interest settle across my companion’s face, […]
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southwest stuccoland minimal color photography by Johnny Kerr

STUCCOLAND!

Changing Course A few months ago I wrote and posted an open letter to my friend, A.G., in which I alluded to a new project I had started working on. This project was born partially out of a desire to start distancing myself from certain aesthetics that have gained immense popularity among photographers over the […]
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CBRE Workplace360 Phoenix Conference Room Johnny Kerr Photography

CBRE’s Latest Workplace360 featuring Johnny Kerr Photography

CBRE, the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, has had a presence in Phoenix since 1952. In December 2017 they moved out of their Esplanade III tower offices and into their three newly renovate floors in Esplanade IV tower.     I’m very honored to have a selection of my work included […]
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