Dee Ann Sibley

Known for her Black & White portraits of everyday people, she captures laugh lines, wrinkles and the true beauty of the people she photographs.  As an award- winning photojournalist, Dee Ann is recognized in the midwest for her Rodeo Photography.


With degrees in studio arts, education and psychology along with a M.A.'s in Art Therapy and Educational Counseling, she has decades of experience in understanding human emotion. 

As a photographer she uses her background to bring out images that captures the attention of her audience.  



Dee Ann has works in both public and private collections across the Midwest and West.  She uses her skills to Teach Photography, Lecture about her work and personal experiences as a Photographer. She also Judges Regional Art Shows and does Portfolio Critiques.

My PHILOSOPHy

Capture the soul in every image

Wistful

Curriculum Vitae


 

Dee Ann Sibey-Photographer



3150-361st. Ave NE

Cambridge, MN 55008

 (763)439-9120

dsibleystudios@gmail.com

dsibleystudios.com


Formal Education

M.A. Art Therapy University of Wisconsin- Superior 2005

B.A. Studios Arts, Education, Psychology

Augsburg University 2004

Robert Osborn-Intensive Private Instruction 2016

Springboard for the Arts, Artist Workshops 2015

Rocky Mountain School of Photography 2013

Minneapolis Photo Center- Lightroom 2013

Rick Allen Photoshop workshops 2012-2013

Rick Flor Photoshop Workshop 2012

Century Community College -Lighting 2012


Social Media

www.facebook.com/ dsibleystudios

@dsibleystudios

 

Personal

Professional Fine Art and freelance photographer. Experienced in Portrait and Journalistic Photography. With over 15 years experience in working to promote and support photographers in advancing their art.


Skills

-Intuitive photographer 

-Experience in “one shot”visual storytelling 

-In-depth understanding of various cameras and usage

 -Critical creative thinker

 -Extensive communication skills

 -Great ascetic sense

 -Post processing and presentation skills 

-Teaching


Work Experience

Isanti-Chisago Star- Photojournalist

Cambridge Center For The Arts-Photography Club

Hallberg Center For The Arts-Photography Club

Vassaloppet USA Cross Country Ski Designated Photographer

Centennial High School Photography Club Advisor

Isanti Fireman's Rodeo Photographer

2004 Anoka Ramsey Community College, P.T. Instructor


Group Exhibitions (Partial List)

2022-Praxis Gallery International call for entry-The Black & White Portrait

2022-Wyoming Creative Arts -“In” show acceptance and Artistic Excellence Award.

2022-Praxis Gallery International call for Images acceptance -The portrait contest-Wistful.

2022-1st Place Minnesota News Paper Association, Better Newspaper Press Photographer contest.

2022-Recipient of Minnesota State Arts Board-Creative support for Individuals Grant

2022-Accepted into the UpTown Art Fair

2021-Accepted in to the Minnesota Fine Arts Competition (Sold Image

2021-Acceptance in to Up Town Art Fair

2021-Foot In The Door, Minneapolis Institute of Art

2020- What the Eye Saw, Hallberg Center For The Arts.

2020- Vasaloppet Art Show, Mora MN,

2020-Image Art Show, ECRAC, Hinkley MN

2019-Minneapolis Photo Center, Not Accepted Show,

2019-Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts

2018- Alimni Show, Augsburg University, MN

2017-Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts,

2017-Image Art Show, Braham , MN

2016- Alumni Show, Augsburg University,, MN

2016- Image Art Show, Braham, MN

2014-Image Art Show, Braham, MN

2013-Image Art Show, Olgalvie, MN

2012-Image Art Show, Pine City, MN (First Place)

2011-Image Art Show, Braham, MN


SOLO Shows

2013-There Once Was A Girl, Cambridge Center For The Arts

2016-The Abandoned Farms Of Isanti County, Cambridge Center For The Arts

2016-The Abandoned Farms Of Isanti County, Pine City History Museum

2016-The Abandoned Farms Of Isanti County, Isanti County Fair

2016-Anoka Ramsey Community College -Cambridge Campus


Awards

2022-Wyoming Creative Art, "In" show-Peoples Choice Award

2022- Wyoming Creative Art, “In” show-Artistic Excellence Award.

2020-Peoples Choice Award; What the Eye Saw, Hallberg Center For The Arts.

2020- Judges Choice Award; Vasaloppet Art Show, Mora MN,

2020-Special Recognition; Image Art Show, ECRAC, Hinkley MN

2019-Second Place; Minneapolis Photo Center, “Not Accepted Show.”

2018- Third Place; Alumni Show, Augsburg University, MN

2017-Third Place; Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts,

2016- Second Place; Alumni Show, Augsburg University,, MN

2016- Best of Show; Image Art Show, Braham, MN

2014-First Place; Image Art Show, Braham, MN

2012-First Place; Image Art Show, Pine City, MN

2011-First Place; Image Art Show, Braham, MN


Grants

2022-State of Minnesota, Essential Artist Award

2017-Essential Artist Award, Region 7E

2015-MN Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Grant, Region 7E

2012-Individual Artist Grant, Region 7E


MEDIA

Interview with Scot McKenny, KBEK Radio May 27, 2015,

Discussion, Sole Show opening of The Abandoned Farms Of Isanti County.

Artist finds beauty in forgotten things

Vassaloppet Art show

County Star brings home five awards

County Star collects three MNA Awards

County Star earns record number of awards

Local Artist impress at Image art show


Blog

https://www.dsibleystudios.com/blog/


Lectures &Presentations

2016-Minnesota Barn Restoration Club Rush City, MN

2016-Anoka Ramsey Community College-Cambridge Campus


Collections

Permanent Collection-Region 7E, East Central Region Arts Counsel

Private Collections Nation Wide


Professional Service

East Central Regional Arts council- Chair

East Central Regional Arts council-Vice Chair Facilitator

Cambridge Center For The Arts, Photo Club Facilitator

Halberg Center For The Arts, Photo Club


Professional Organizations (Past and Present)

Banfill-Locke Center For the Arts Minneapolis Photo

Center Cambridge Center For The Arts Curated

Northern Exposure Photography Club,

Minneapolis Photo Center


References

Kevin Micheal Snyder, Kevin Micheal Snyder Photography , kevinmichaelsnyder.com

Dee Kotaska, Photographer & Artist, drex@usfamily.com

Greg Mellang, Photographer, ifotodog.com


Personal Statement

As a professional photographer my body of work is a reflection of my personality. It incorporates an eclectic lifetime journey that has always veered off the beaten path. In my photography I capture the vulnerabilities and character of my subjects. I love capturing raw emotions as it is reflected back using both both Black & White along with Rich Color and Contrast. These elements are often discovered while purposely getting lost. As a result of my travels I have stumbled upon some fascinating places and have met many interesting characters along the way.