Jan 31, 2009
My background has its roots in fine art. I have been a recipient of several grants including the
new york foundation for the arts, My mixed media and oil works
were exhibited at the carnegie mellon museum of art and the laguna gloria
museum of art as well as many galleries throughout the country.after a pretty career as a painter he turned to photography as an art form. following an inspired idea, he embarked on a project that took him around the world. the result was a collaborative compilation of images and interviews of people from all walks of life delivering a personal philosophy behind their dreadlocks.in
1994 the photo-documentary book “dreads” was published by artisan/workman.
currently in its sixth printing “dreads” has earned both national and internat-ional acclaim, with exhibits at the wadsworth atheneum museum of art, university of maryland,paterson museum,stevens institute and recently a subject featured on npr. alfonse is currently working on his second book.
I have been photographing weddings since 1993, and am now and pretty much always have lived in NYC