Magical Electric Prophecy

3 Writers on Artist Richard Kurtz On first viewing of Richard Kurtz’s magnificent painting, Invulnerable, with its white figure embedded in a predominantly green field broken by bleeding reds and black handprints, I thought immediately of Henri Rousseau’s La Guerre. Yet instead of a demon-angel wielding a sword and riding ragged through the all-consuming chaos, Kurtz offers, […]

LA Painter • Easton Awesome Miller • Studio Visit 2017

Easton A. Miller is a young, bright, dynamic LA painter. Easton lives with my daughter, filmmaker Emily Esperanza. My partner, artist Richard Kurtz & I visited Easton & Emily in Easton’s studio a few weeks ago. This was a family studio visit. We are a family of artists. We listened to Easton talk abut his […]

Artist Richard Kurtz ~ Painting Made in Spain and Morocco

My travel and life partner, artist Richard Kurtz, has been working on a painting on fabric. He bought the fabric in a flea market in Oviedo, Spain. Richard has worked on it in the country in Andalucia, Spain in Chefchaouen, Morocco and in other places along the way on our over two month journey through Spain and […]

Artist Brianne Janes by Jennifer Esperanza

Honored Land – Golden Light – Artist Brianne Janes

  Artist Brianne Janes “There is something so raw and vulnerable about connecting with creation through  expression, sometimes I feel very humbled to witness the beauty that I see. I paint to honor the land before me, the feeling inside of me and the movement of nature around me.” •     Location -Santa Fe, New Mexico, […]

Artist Tony Abeyta

Photography isn’t always waiting for the right moment, being at the right place at the right time, A great photographer creates that moment, inspiring the subject, interacting and then capturing something remarkable when that subject lets down their guard, This is Jennifer Esperanza Photography. The results are apparent and bear witness to the true essence […]

RADIANCE • The Art of Alexandra Eldridge

I have photographed my dear friend ~ artist Alexandra Eldridge for 19 years. I love to visit her studio where we talk … laugh & cry together. She is my mystic sister & a muse to me. Her work is deeply poetic & personal. I made a book titled Radiance • Artist Alexandra Eldridge • […]

Dancing Earth ~ Forever Sky by Jennifer Esperanza

  Last year, in late fall, I asked Rulan Tangen founder of Dancing Earth, Indigenous Intertribal Dance Ensemble, and my friend if she would model for me. I also asked her friend, the famed red carpet designer Randolph Duke, if he would mail us a dress or two for Rulan to wear for the photo shoot. Randolph was […]

The Art of Richard Kurtz at JUX. Santa Fe by Jennifer Esperanza

Live Bravely The Art of Richard Kurtz at JUX. Santa Fe

Artist Richard Kurtz Showing at JUX. SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO USA During the month of August, JUX. will host an exceptional body of work by artist Richard Kurtz. His distinctive and explosive vision takes the world of outsider art to a powerful yet playful level of messages and imagery. JUX. will be hosting a reception […]

Alexandra Eldridge, Artist

Jennifer Esperanza’s extraordinary photography tends to, with loving care, the Sacred, the Sensual, and the Sublime. What is uniquely beautiful in everyone of her subjects is exposed and honored. Her photographs are an exuberant celebration of life.

Janet Stein Romero, clay, figure. sexual, woman, art, altar, NM, New Mexico, Jennifer Esperanza

Fantasy Realism ~ Artist Janet Stein Romero

“I want to knock you out of your complacency, engage you in my images.” My partner, artist Richard Kurtz & I love to visit other artists in their studios. On a bright, crisp spring day we visited the studio of artist Janet Stein Romero in El Ancon, New Mexico. Janet has lived in the village […]

~ Golda Blaise • Artist • Provocateur ~

“instead of walking up to a painting you explore it & walk into it”   Golda Blaise  This is a mixture of my passion and what i love to create. i work in silver, glass, acrylic & ink, wood, pencils,”found objects” = weird trinkets, leather.. anything textured and colorful. Whether I’m making something from scratch […]

May We Find The Grace Images of Beauty … Some In Rough Places

“To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never […]

Johny Broomdust ~ Band Leader of The Broomdust Caravan

Jennifer Esperanza’s photography is as much a part of the Broomdust Caravan’s creative work as the fiddles, guitars, the upright bass, the drums, the singing and the songs we write. Her work goes far beyond documenting what we look like. Her photographs depict who we are as human beings in relation to our community and […]