Jennifer Esperanza Photography

Flip The Switch with Natalie Tottenham – Artist and Lucid Dreamer

“I began my lightswitch paintings during a period in which I was questioning my reality shuttling between housecleaning gigs full-time in San Francisco. When I moved to the Bay Area from the East Coast, I wanted to work for myself to maintain a flexible schedule for a studio practice and engage with the art community. […]

Wildly Creative Richmond, CA Artist • Lauren Ari • Studio Visit

      “My life experiences are explored and discovered through art. When working, I do not have a finished piece in mind, but an interest in seeing where the process of making will lead. I follow each impulse to the next, allowing the investigation to unravel and reveal itself. When I’m lucky–when I trust […]

Alicia Rios • Spanish Food Artist • Maker of Edible Hats ~ Books & Cities

My partner, artist Richard Kurtz and I were experiencing a wild and profound art retrospective at MACBA in Barcelona by artist Antoni Miralda titled, MIRALDA MADEINUSA when we met artist, Alicia Rios. Alicia is a food artist who makes edible hats, books and cities. She is a long time and dear friend of Miralda. ••••••   We were […]

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 […]

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 • […]

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

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

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 […]

Animal Wisdom ~ The Transformational Mixed Media Art of Geoffrey Gorman

Yesterday, my partner Richard Kurtz & I visited the Santa Fe home & studio of artist Geoffrey Gorman. Geoffrey’s mixed media animal artworks astound me. It was great to see his new work & catch up with our thoughtful friend. The words that fallow are the artist’s own, the images are by me & Richard helped […]

“Failure of Nerve, Not Allowed” • Artist Nero by Jennifer Esperanza

Portrait of artist Nero by Jennifer Esperanza

My partner Richard Kurtz & I visited artist Nero’s studio in  Glorieta, New Mexico, not long ago.  He made us some of his well known hand roasted coffee  and treated us to a late morning look into his art realm. The coffee was ever flowing and his stories deep and heartfelt. We made a new […]