What They Are about
Elsa is a visual artist and photographer based in New Paltz and Brooklyn, NY. Her work explores the nude human figure, body-mind connection, concepts of beauty, freedom and our relationship to the natural world. The basis of her work is centered around the photographic representation of the nude human form in nature, highlighting the intrinsic connection between the two, promoting the importance of the interconnectivity of all sentient beings. Her images and exhibitions examine human nature, the boundaries of innocence versus sexuality, and our relationship with the earth, highlighted through experimentation with color, light, place, space, time, paint, words, video, and collage. She creates and offers a variety of fine art pieces, which can be viewed on her website and purchased directly through her via email (firstname.lastname@example.org). You can also contact her to set up a private visit to her studio / gallery space in downtown New Paltz, or to catch one of her shows in the city.
She also works with clients, including small business,’ corporations and individuals. Whether you want a timeless nude in nature photograph of yourself, alone or with a loved one, family portrait or natural, artistic images for your business, she works with everyone on a case-by-case basis. She also has a background in the healing arts and personalized coaching, further enhancing the time spent with her, creating a truly unique, healing, artistic experience and product. She photographs individuals, couples, families, and groups who are interested in body positivity and a healthy lifestyle. She works with clients and small business’ with whom she feels an aligned energy.
“WE ARE ALL BORN WILD, WE ARE THE EARTH, BEING NAKED IS OUR PRIMAL TRUTH. NUDITY IS THERAPY, IT IS HEALING TO BE NAKED AND FREE.”
Elsa utilizes the nude body as a form of communication, where the ongoing narrative is about self-acceptance, exposing truth and beauty through oneness with mother earth. She is very passionate about the body-positive movement, promoting healthy stereotypes, and the human-earth connection. Visit her website and contact her at www.elsamariekeefe.com.