Happy New Year, Everyone! May 2022 bring us, individually and collectively, engaging opportunities that build our community and world in kindness and equity for all.
To officially closed out 2021, here is a representative sampling slideshow of images I took throughout last year. The video, 4:30 in length, shows individual/family portraits, community/business/corporate events, and my social change photography series, Voices Of Race.
Thank you for all of your support in 2021. It will be an honor to continue serving you in 2022.
For those interested, here is a summary of the 2021 highlights for Kathleen Dreier Photography:
-Continued in the Southwest Folk Alliance’s End of Life Cohort which is an 18-month or so ongoing project.
-Recipient of the Finer Womanhood Community Service Award from the Omega Rho Zeta (AZ Chapter) of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.
-Social change photography featured on KGUN News 9
-Social Documentary Portfolio Review with 8 industry experts
-Taught 6-week online documentary photography class to elementary students
-Social change photography featured on KOLD News 13.
-Adiba Nelson author portrait published in The Lily e-magazine and The Washington Post
-Rudy Flores created a model of my likeness that will be in his upcoming exhibit at the Mini Time Museum in early 2022.
-Notified that 12 of my social change portraits will be featured in an exhibit at the University of Arizona in January 2022
-Became Media Circle Director for the All Souls Procession, responsible to oversee the work of 35 photographers and videographers.
-Presented Voices of Race to the University of Arizona
-Contacted by 3 unrelated national companies to complete photography assignments in the industries of education, Progressive Democratic programs, and music.
-First international magazine and inside feature images for Music Inc. of Leslie Stirm, owner of Instrumental Music Inc.
-Official photographer for the Tour de Tucson
In 2021, I was fortunate to create author portraits for Marquez Price (My Train is On Schedule, From Observer to The Observed), Adiba Nelson (Ain’t That A Mother), and Estella Gonzalez (Cholla Salvation).