Julie Blackmon is a photographer inspired by her experience of growing up in a large family and the timelessness of family dynamics. As the oldest of nine children and mother to three, Blackmon uses her own family and household to document the fantastical element of our everyday lives. Blackmon has received numerous awards and her work has been exhibited across the United States. She lives in Missouri.
"This picture shows the loneliness that our children sometimes feel. Maybe he is an only child. I think the picture shows his emotions (sad, alone, outside of himslef)."
"Wow, I've always been inspired by darker artists, but I've never seen darker photography. I love the mysterious side of the first picture, then the second one, and how the boy's shadow seems to be hun"
"brilliant, extraordinary. The depths of psycologic and phy siological realms. although,for me, it's about beginning to learn to walk,which, to my mind, is a main event."