Rebecca Bruyn

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Rebecca has been photographing images that reflect her love of light and a desire to create a balance between subtle moods and dramatic contrasts for decades. As the year 2000 was approaching, she found herself caught between the new digital format and the increasing interest in the photographic methods used in the 1800’s. In 1999 she began to hand print photographs using a method from the 1840’s called cyanotype, a printing process that uses sunlight to develop the image, making each one unique. Since then, Rebecca has dedicated herself to alternative photography and more recently has included iPhoneography in her portfolio, a 21st century method using the cell phone and apps to offer a new visual experience to the viewer.
“I look for moments to capture a mood that takes the viewer to a reflective place of beauty and quiet mystery.”

Exhibitions
1992-1994 Photographers Circle – BostonRebecca Bruyn’s Cyanotypes are represented by Cortile Gallery, Provincetown, MA1995-1996 Roslindale Arts Association- Boston1999-2005 Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club2007- The Truro Group2014 – Truro Cultural CouncilMemberships1991 Pfizer Calendar Contest- “Pumpkins”- 1 st place1999 Chatham Arts Center/ Juried Show – “The Moors” – 3 rd place2010 Provincetown 100 th anniversary of Pilgrim Monument – wine label competition2015 Cape Cod Art Association – Fluent Photography & All Cape Cod– Honorable MentionAwards1980 New England School of Photography – B&W Workshops/Boston2000 Cyanotype Photography Workshop/M.M. Battelle2000 The Cape Cod Photo Workshop/ Alternative Processes/ Sheryl Jaffee2001 The Cape Cod Photo Workshop / Chip Forelli2002 Digital Imaging/James Warren2013 Truro Center for the Arts-Castle Hill / Peter MaddenStudies/Workshops1995 Jamaica Plain Open Studios- “Roslindale Arts Exhibit”1991 Provincetown Art Association & Museum/ Juried Photography Show1992 Wohlfarth Gallery/ Provincetown/ Fall Show – “Autumn”1993 Horn Gallery / Babson College / The Photographers Circle1999 The Chatham Creative Arts Center1999 Provincetown Art Association & Museum/Juried Miniature Show2000 The Chatham Creative Arts Center2000 Framing Gallery/Orleans2001 The Chatham Creative Arts Center2001 Snow’s Library- Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Show-Orleans2002 Snow’s Library – Cape Cod Viewfinders Camera Club Show-Orleans2002 Provincetown Art Association Museum-Members Only2008 Truro Fine Arts Gallery – September Exhibit2011 Provincetown Art Association Museum/Juried Show & Member Show2011 Blue Gallery – September Exhibit2013 Cotuit Center for the Arts – Making Waves2014 Cotuit Center for the Arts – Seeing the Light2014 Cape Cod Art Association – All New England2015 Cotuit Center for the Arts – Opposites Attract2015 Cape Cod Art Association – Fluent Photography/All Cape Cod