|About the Artist:
Born in Alsace, France. Jean-Claude Louis moved to Southern California in 1990, where he currently resides. A physician and scientist, he led a life-long career in biomedical research, which he left in 2007 to dedicate himself to fine art and documentary photography. His work is largely rooted in cultural, social and ecological issues. He has traveled to more than 40 countries in 5 continents, creating images that explore people, their culture and their relationship with their environment. His works have won many awards, among which the 2007 National Geographic International Photography contest, ‘People’ category, and the 2007 Travel Photographer of the Year competition, ‘Sense of Place’ category. He shoots in digital, film and Polaroid media.