Obsessed with the human condition I've used the human figure & head for their unlimited expressive potential to explore social issues inspired by myth, history,& current events. In my new work Cosmic themes appear in a more abstract manner.
Fine Art Photographer based in Red Hook Brooklyn working in Digital and Analog film medium from
35mm to 8x10 film with an emphasis on night time imagery and provocative interpretations of
contemporary society and our place in it.
From the New York Times:
"Peter J. Ketchum knows how to get the viewer's
attention. Shown widely around the country, his
pictures commingle colors, situations,
commentary and mediums in a manner that is
provocative, funny and to the point."
I am a photographer, seeking inspiration from surrealism to film noir, producing artwork that
focuses on lighting and composition. I also work on paintings and charcoal drawings based on my