As the house photographer for the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art and Design, I'm able to make portraits of some truly incredible artists. Since I've been shooting there for a year and a half, I've developed relationships with some of the emerging artists affiliated with the institution. Among them is the manic genius Gabriel Mellan, a kinetic sculptor and photographer who is also an incredible character - it's always completely brilliant to see and catch up with him since he has such a strong visual identity.
Here are some portraits I took of Gabriel at Pinkline Project's Cherry Blast party last month; he arrived wearing roller skates with a drink in hand and madness ensued. An yes, he's wearing a laundry bag as a shirt.
Have a great Thursday!