Cynthia L. Conte – ARTIST / PHOTOGRAPHER Self-taught portrait photographer and an “always” artist who now resides to produce in her newest studio in Riverwoods, IL Her aim to create unique one of a kind heart felt expressions. She is hell-bent on not defining herself by technique or subject. Currently enjoying the process of raw unedited photographs of images and ink, she loves to see layers thru natural light and intimate loving emotion. She prefers minimal polish on photographs other than in commercial glamour or beauty fields. Cynthia celebrates the power and beauty the she sees in the world around her by sharing her vivid “delicious guilty pleasure” of wild color, womanly form and stunning vision. Often humbled by awards, she just wants to bring the essence of creating in full force this year with deeply emotional truth. Her current offering in photography is soulful portraits, food and product imaging, personal implied fine art nude portraits“. She also enjoys family and pet photography. It is my intention to soul connect with my art to those who feel its calling” She loves to see her photographs in the hands of those who are inspired to get their own crayons out, brushes wet, or film developed. She considers herself now as creative empathic spark. She runs with a pack of matches in her hand to light art hearts.