Author Archives: Sonja Moore

A new year and a new beginning

Amid the sniffles, sneezes and viruses of the post-holiday season, I was privileged to be able to attend the opening reception for my new exhibit with Monica Rao, entitled Within Me, held at the Gallery at UNOS. Monica Rao is a professionally trained artist who recently returned to her artistic roots. She is married to Virginia Commonwealth University president, […]

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Finding Value in What I Do

Last year, I was in the middle of a photographic project for a dear friend when he died unexpectedly from pancreatic cancer. I completely shut down creatively at that point and decided there was no point in pursuing the project any further as he would no longer be there to appreciate the results. Since then, […]

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Back on Home Turf

As an adult, any trip back “home” can be fraught with emotion. And, on a recent trip back to my home town of London, I traveled with a slightly different eye – that of a tourist. I decided before landing at Heathrow Airport that I would take some time away from familial duties to walk […]

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A New Year

At the end of last year, I lost my best friend. It was unexpected and it was so premature. In losing my best friend, Andre Thomas, it occurred to me that I lost my cheering section, my one-man fan club. Andre had faith in me when I had no faith in myself. He pushed me […]

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Putting It Out There

I attended the opening for the UNOS exhibit with some misgivings. While I generally have confidence in my own talent and abilities, I don’t always have confidence in my ability to shrug off criticism.  As I looked at the other works, I reminded myself that ultimately it was more important what I felt about my […]

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Welcome to Kenwood Gallery

Tonight, Friday, September 7, 2012, I will attend an opening at the Gallery at UNOS. The event, entitled Memories Past & Future, is a joint exhibit between artist Linda C. Hollett-Bazouzi and UNOS employees. This is my second time showing at the Gallery at UNOS. I will be showing two pieces – two digital photos printed on canvas […]

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