Brenton Hamilton

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Sailor at Sea

$1,800
Brenton Hamilton
Sailor at Sea
cyanotype collage, 23x15"

Double Cloud

$1,800
Brenton Hamilton
Double Cloud
cyanotype collage, 23x15"

Sailor Dreaming

$1,800
Brenton Hamilton
Sailor Dreaming
cyanotype collage, 23x15"

A Single Cloud at Night

$1,800
Brenton Hamilton
A Single Cloud at Night
cyanotype collage, 23x15"

A Walking Cloud

SOLD
Brenton Hamilton
A Walking Cloud
cyanotype collage, 23x15"

Birdman

$1,600
Brenton Hamilton
Birdman
platinum palladium, 15.5x11"

Legs and Garden

SOLD
Brenton Hamilton
Legs and Garden
tri-color gum bichromate, 9x6.5"

Night Fruit

$2,200
Brenton Hamilton
Night Fruit
gilded cyanotype, 30x22"


Bio

For over 25 years Brenton Hamilton has created a sustained body of work, largely concentrated within historic process. Employing gum bichromated forms, platinum, the embellished cyanotype, and collodion on black glass, in these decades he has produced a unique body of work. Brenton Hamilton left Maine in 2022 to head a new program in photography at the University of Texas. He is a leading educator and historian in the field of photography, teaching for 30 years at Maine Media Workshops. Brenton's work is collected and exhibited internationally and held in the permanent collections of: The Farnsworth Art Museum, The Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine and The University of New England and the Lamar Dodd Art Centers permanent collection in Georgia. The work is represented by TILT Gallery in Scottsdale, AZ. In January, 2017 The University of Maine Museum of Art  installed a mid-career retrospective of his decades of practice. In September 2020, Schilt Publishing, Amsterdam, released a 25 year retrospective book: A Blue Idyll, Cyanotypes and Dreams.