Michael Ready AIR 2014

Michael Ready AIR 2014 (#6)

Michael Ready is a nature photographer based in San Diego, California. From vanishing amphibians to bioluminescent squid, Ready's collection of images seeks to reveal the diversity of life and particularly its smaller and lesser-known forms. While possessing a background deeply rooted in natural history, Ready’s vision is divergent from typified nature photography. His work proceeds from a fine arts perspective, with an eye for rich colors, abstract patterns, and compositional mystery. The resulting images bring a sense of connection to the wild within and without us -- and to the idea that nothing is outside of nature

2013 Centennial AIR Bill Griswold

2013 Centennial AIR Bill Griswold

Bill Griswold

William Griswold AIR 2013

Bill Griswold is a free lance fine art photographer who has exhibited many photographs in juried exhibits including the International Exhibition of Photography and the San Diego Nature Exhibit at the San Diego Natural History Museum. He has won photographic awards including first place in the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy Photo Contest. His photographs of Cabrillo have been published in the book "The Life of Point Loma". His photograph of Manzanar appears in the 2013 Calendar of the National Historic Landmarks. He recently published a photographic children's book entitled "Mother Duck Helps Her Babies" which is available as an iBook.

Over the past 25 years he has developed a collection of over 100 photographs of Cabrillo National Monument. He began this project using a 4x5 view camera with black and white film. He later switched to color film in order to capture the beautiful sunsets and vistas at the Monument. A few years ago he began using a digital camera.

Bill says "Cabrillo National Monument, with its iconic landmarks, dramatic coast and grand views of the Pacific Ocean, is one of the most beautiful places in the National Park System. I am excited about the opportunity to photograph at Cabrillo as Artist-in Residence."

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Open AIR Application: April 2015 (see information below)

Applications are now closed.

Applications to be reviewed by committee early May. Interviews will be conducted by early June.
Selection will be made by July 2015.

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