September 9, 2011

The Lowdown: Ballard Artwalk Featuring HORSES

It's the second Saturday again, Horseshoe gals! Time to take an evening stroll down the Ave to take a gander at Seattle's top local artists. This month we are doin' things a little different. Our September artist, Janet Mesic-Mackie came all the way from Chicago to showcase her absolutely stunning photography. We'll have an Artist reception from 6-9 where you can meet her and chat about her pieces adorning the Horseshoe walls. This particular collection is large scale photographs of beautiful horses in their natural habitat.  

As a professional photographer for over 20 years, Janet Mesic-Mackie has honed a vision of and body of work that is informed by her love of composition, light, form and her training as a visual artist. 

"In recent years, my work has moved in a direction that emphasizes the beauty of form found all around us. From landscapes to portraits to images of horses, I look to capture the essence and vitality of the natural world." 

As an editorial photographer, Mesic-Mackie's work has appeared in Elle Decor, Metropolitan Home, Midwest Living and Traditional Home, among others. She has worked with many of the countries top interior designers and architects and is published in numerous interior design and architecture books. Janet Mesic-Mackie has a Bachelor of Arts in Printmaking from the University of Oregon and currently resides in Chicago, Illinois with her family.