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Art Maker: Leslie Cerier | Photographer, organic chef

Thursday, December 15, 2016; Daily Hampshire Gazette by Kathleen Mellen

Shutesbury photographer and organic cookbook author Leslie Cerier’s grandmother painted copies of Impressionist paintings by Monet, Degas, Renoir and Cezanne.

“Her apartment on the beach was decorated with her beautiful artwork,” Cerier says, “ and those paintings live inside of me.”

Like the Impressionists, Cerier says, she’s passionate about light, water and landscapes.

“My photography is a reflection of the peaceful energy I find in the woods. Living in the moment, I capture beauty as I click the shutter.” Continue reading

Artist’s Statement

Artist’s Statement by Leslie Cerier

When I take my camera into the woods, I feel my connection with the forest. It’s like meditating – a way to get back to my own true nature. The sun calls me to a particular spot and I click the shutter when I see that rich, afternoon light… dancing light. Most of these photographs are taken within walking distance of my Western Massachusetts home. They are a celebration of New England seen through the eye of my heart. Continue reading