JP Terlizzi

Italian/American Photographer | Born: 1962
JP Terlizzi is a visual storyteller who uses photography to explore themes of memory, relationship, and identity. Drawing inspiration from his personal experiences he captures moments that convey narratives—whether the story is a framed moment that reveals something about family and home, or a poetic interpretation of a fading reality, the feeling of loss and detachment are recurring themes in his work.

Born and raised in the farmlands of Central New Jersey, JP currently lives in Manhattan. His career spans thirty plus years as creative director for a boutique agency specializing in retail design. He earned a BFA in Communication Design at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania and has studied photography at the International Center of Photography in New York and Maine Media College in Rockport ME. His work has been exhibited in the United States and abroad including shows at The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, Umbrella Arts Gallery, New York, NY, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY, The Griffin Museum, Winchester, MA, Tilt Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ, A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX, Project Basho Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, Municipal Heritage Museum, Malaga, Spain, and The Berlin Foto Biennale, Berlin, Germany, among others. He was named a Photolucida 2016 Critical Mass Finalist for his series Mother and was a 2015 Critical Mass Finalist for his series Hunter’s Calling which was also selected for the C4FAP Portfolio ShowCase Vol. 9 and ONWARD Compé '16. His work has been featured in PDN, Lenscratch, L'oeil de la Photographie, All About Photo, The Photo Review, F-Stop and Abridged Magazine.

He also finds writing in the third person a little strange.

About The Cedars Run Silent

When I was eight, my parents went through a bitter divorce that had a profound impact on our family and the shaping of my own self-identity. The result of their divorce and the abandonment of my father led to decades of emotional abuse inflicted by my mother. My damaged childhood taught me how to detach myself from the emotional connection one finds in relationships and intimacy. Through the years, I have built walls to veil truths; I have constructed boundaries to control perception and judgment for fear of being abandoned by the significant people that matter most in my adult life.

The Cedars Run Silent is an investigation of self through metaphor. It’s about harboring secrets and living with the tension of suppressing truths. Ultimately it is a visual narrative that explores the presence of vulnerability, insecurity and loneliness, and the internal struggle to openly accept the deep emotional connection one finds in relationships and intimacy.
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi
David Bailey: SUMO
 
 

More Great Photographers To Discover

Beckett Hornik
Nationality: American
Born: 2002
Beckett was born and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. He began photographing in sixth grade when he decided to pick up a film SLR camera as an alternative way to capture moments throughout his early teen years. His interest in photography grew during his middle school period. He explored the photos of many masters of photography and found inspiration in the California and Bay Area art scene. He also became interested in fashion and art magazines at this time. Beckett’s (…)
Beckett Hornik
Beckett Hornik
Beckett Hornik
Beckett Hornik
Beckett Hornik
Beckett Hornik
Beckett Hornik
Beckett Hornik
 
Brooke Shaden
Nationality: American
Born: 1987

Brooke Shaden was born in March of 1987 in Lancaster, PA, USA. She grew up near the "Amish Country" until attending Temple University. Brooke was photographically born in December 2008 after graduating from Temple with bachelor degrees in film and English. She now resides in Los Angeles, CA, USA with her husband and two cats.

She began creating self-portraits for ease and to have full control over the images, and has since grown into a self-portrait artist. (…)
Brooke Shaden
Brooke Shaden
Brooke Shaden
Brooke Shaden
Brooke Shaden
Brooke Shaden
Brooke Shaden
Brooke Shaden
 
Nick Brandt
Nationality: English
Born: 1966

Nick Brandt is a photographer who photographs exclusively in Africa, one of his goals being to record a last testament to the wild animals and places there before they are destroyed by the hands of man. Born in 1966 and raised in London, England, Brandt studied Painting, and then Film at Saint Martin's School of Art. He moved to the United States in 1992 and directed many award-winning music videos for the likes of Michael Jackson (Earth Song, Stranger in Moscow, Cry), (…)
Nick Brandt
Nick Brandt
Nick Brandt
Nick Brandt
Nick Brandt
Nick Brandt
Nick Brandt
Nick Brandt
 
 Xetobyte
Nationality: Italian
Born: 1990
Xetobyte is a 20 year old Italy student who creates Surreal Artworks. All of his photo manipulations where the darkness is dominating, rather than brightness.
 Xetobyte
 Xetobyte
 Xetobyte
 Xetobyte
 Xetobyte
 Xetobyte
 Xetobyte
 Xetobyte
 
Rania Matar
Nationality: Lebanese/American
Rania Matar was born and raised in Lebanon and moved to the U.S. in 1984. As a Lebanese-born American woman and mother, her cross-cultural experience and personal narrative inform her photography.

Matar's work has been widely published and exhibited in museums worldwide, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Carnegie Museum of Art, National Museum of Women in the Arts, and more. A mid-career retrospective of her work was recently on view at the Cleveland (…)
Rania Matar
Rania Matar
Rania Matar
Rania Matar
Rania Matar
Rania Matar
Rania Matar
Rania Matar
 
Zanele Muholi
Nationality: South African
Born: 1972
Zanele Muholi was born in Umlazi, Durban, in 1972. She completed an Advanced Photography course at the Market Photo Workshop in Newtown and held her first solo exhibition at the Johannesburg Art Gallery in 2004. She has worked as a community relations officer for the Forum for the Empowerment of Women (FEW), a black lesbian organisation based in Gauteng, and as a photographer and reporter for Behind the Mask, an online magazine on lesbian and gay issues in Africa. Her work (…)
 
Christian Vizl
Nationality: Mexican
Born: 1972
CHRISTIAN VIZL was born in México City and has been a photographer for over three decades. He has won dozens of international professional awards including Wildlife Photographer of the year, International photographer of the year and Sony World Photography awards. He has served as judge in several international underwater photography contests and his images have been published in numerous outlets including National Geographic and Ocean Geographic.

Artist (…)
Christian Vizl
Christian Vizl
Christian Vizl
Christian Vizl
Christian Vizl
Christian Vizl
Christian Vizl
Christian Vizl
 
Antonin Kratochvil
Nationality: Czech/American
Born: 1947
Antonin is a founder of the VII photo agency.
As photojournalists go, Antonin Kratochvil has sunk his teeth into his fair share of upheaval and human catastrophes whilst going about his documentation of the time in which he lives. As people go, Kratochvil's own refugee life has been much in the way the same as what he has rendered on film. Kratochvil's unique style of photography is the product of personal experience, intimate conditioning and not privileged voyeurism. (…)
Antonin Kratochvil
Antonin Kratochvil
Antonin Kratochvil
Antonin Kratochvil
Antonin Kratochvil
Antonin Kratochvil
Antonin Kratochvil
Antonin Kratochvil
 
John Thomson
Nationality: Scottish
Born: 1837 - Died: 1921
John Thomson, one of the great figures of nineteenth century photography, is known for the unusual and exotic nature of his chosen subject matter. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1837, Thomson took up photography as a profession in his early twenties. For ten years, from 1862, he traveled and explored the Far East, visiting Hong Kong, Singapore, Penang and the Malay Peninsula, Siam, Cambodia, Vietnam, Formosa and especially China. Utilizing a large wooden box-type camera (…)
John Thomson
John Thomson
John Thomson
John Thomson
John Thomson
John Thomson
John Thomson
John Thomson
 
David Bailey: SUMO
 
Join our newsletter
Be up-to-date with call for entries, deadlines and other news about exhibitions, galleries, publications, & special events
 
NEW! All About Photo Awards 2019 Magazine
All About Photo Awards 2019
 
 
 
The Jules Maeght Gallery is a contemporary art gallery who seeks to engage the San Francisco community by infusing European artists, young and established alike, into a diverse, multimedia dialogue.
 
TAKES U TO THE NEXT LEVEL
 
Since 2005, your guide through contemporary art from a French perspective to let you make exciting choices