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Carole Topalian is a critically acclaimed photographer whose work has been exhibited in over 70 shows throughout the United States and Europe. Since the 1970s, Ms. Topalian has traveled extensively for commercial assignments, and in 2002, she co-founded the media company, Edible Communities — a network of more than 90 regional food magazines across North America, with her partner, Tracey Ryder. Today, she focuses entirely on her fine art work while enjoying life on a small farm in northern New Mexico.

Artist Statement:

Light touches all aspects of our being, revealing a part of its nature and ours in the process. As a photographer I explore the phenomenon of presence. In each of my images, the light itself becomes a character as it reveals a world filled with illusion and transformation.