Anthony Vincent Almeida [RA 2010]

First name: Anthony ;
Middle name:
Vincent ;
Last name:
Almeida ;

Member: Resident artist member ; 
February 24, 2010 ;
n/a ;



Anthony Almeida’s photographic work was in many ways fueled by his childhood experiences in Brazil, his father’s home land. When he arrived there at the age of six, he was confronted by family, friends, and outsiders who derived from different racial, religious, and cultural groups. Despite initial bewilderment, he quickly felt quite comfortable. Their “differences” seemed to present few barriers. “I just remember having good feelings about people who looked different. I try to draw from those feelings of connectedness when I approach my photography and my life.”

Anthony is a fine arts photographer, educator and photo-documentarian, who studied with Lisette Modell. He spent many years teaching English and photography in a high school in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. His photographic work is extremely diversified, and he has been the recipient of numerous awards. His work has been shown in national and international shows, and is in private, personal and educational collections. More recently he has devoted most of his creative energy to his documentary and fine art photography. Anthony’s greatest photographic passion is “street photography,” and he considers the street to be “the greatest stage of all, wherein position, juxtaposition and sensitivity sometimes conspire to make the fleeting moment eternal”.





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