Sara Winston is an artist interested in gender representations in photography. Born and raised 50 miles north of New York City in Orange County, NY, she currently lives and works in Washington, DC. By pursuing the quiet moments that surround our personal lives, Sara uses photography as a means of storytelling and reflection. Sara will receive her BFA in Fine Art Photography this spring from the Corcoran College of Art + Design, and has ambitions of entering an MFA program in the fall of 2011.
ABOUT THE PIECE:
"A phrase began beating in my ears with a sort of heady excitement: There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy, and the tired."
-Excerpt from F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby
This photograph is from an ongoing project titled, In Pursuit. This series confronts the modern dilemmas of domestic life in the form of personal documentation. By responding to domestic settings with a delicate sensibility, a familiar sense of home is revealed. These photographs serve as a testament of the quiet observer, seeking optimism in everyday moments.