Dashbe: Art Collective was founded in 2014 to showcase and promote diverse collections of fine art photography. The goal of the collective is to work with private and public institutions to mount both temporary and permanent exhibitions. As the collective grows it will represent various artists and include different types of mediums.
Gay Feldman is the co-founder of The Human Experience Project and joined the Art Collective in 2018 to serve as its Worldwide Representative. A native New Yorker, Gay Feldman has been involved in commercial and fine art photography for over three decades. Her formal background as an art historian and experience working alongside some of the most recognizable names in design and creative direction, have allowed her to guide and nurture the careers for a notable coterie of creatives. As a creative consultant, her contributions to award winning ad campaigns and editorial content has been recognized throughout the industry. In 2015, Gay began a new chapter in her life devoted towards creating content that supports mission-based organizations. Her dedication to education and public access to the arts has supported independent schools, community-based initiatives, and other not for profit entities. A current MA candidate in art history and museum education, Gay continues to combine her commercial acumen and passion for the arts on a daily basis CONTRIBUTING ARTISTS
David Katzenstein - Over the past 30 years New York City based photographer David Katzenstein has traveled extensively throughout the world creating narrative imagery for fine art exhibitions, global corporate giants and philanthropic organizations. Steeped in the tradition established by documentary and reportage photographers such as Cartier-Bresson and Josef Koudelka, David imbues all his work with emotional engagement and a deep respect for humanity. Spontaneous, authentic, and bold, his lens captures the essence of each moment providing the viewer with an intimate view of the world around us. To view more of Katzenstein's fine art work visit his website.
Sherrie Nickol is a New York based photographer who captures moments in time - and in life - with characteristic warmth and energy. In recent years, she has been exploring the relationships between people and their environments which includes Crowdscapes and By the Water. In the summer of 2017 Nickol began a long-term project about modern dance by becoming the photographer-in-residence for Springboard Danes Montréal. Her project with dancers expanded after the residency to become Portraits of Dancers. Face to Face is her ongoing series of portraits that examines the inner confidence of women of all ages. Nickol studied photography at the University of Cincinnati and later at the International Center of Photography in New York City. Nickol’s photographs are in the permanent collection of the Bibliothèque nationale de France in Paris, and in numerous private collections in the United States. In 2018 she was a finalist in the Julia Margaret Cameron competition. To view more of Nickol's fine art work visit her website.