Artist Profile: Sylvia Augustus

Sylvia Augustus

1307 North 22nd Street
Kansas City, KS 66102

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I am an Equine and Landscape photographer who was born and raised in New York City. I hold graduate degrees in architecture and historic preservation from the University of California and from Cornell University. I received my first 35 mm camera when I graduated from high school and I have been taking pictures ever since. My initial subject matter focused upon architecture and architectural details. In my late twenties, I went to work at Yosemite National Park as a preservation architect. It was during my tenure at Yosemite my photographic focus switched from the built environment to landscapes and wildlife. I have successfully made the switch to digital photography and most of my work is digital and I will use film for special projects. While living in the Kansas City metro area, I have become very active in the arts community as a volunteer and as a photographer. I actively show and sell my photography in the Kanas City Metro Area. I am an ArtistInc Fellow (2016); ArtistInc Advance Fellow (2017); participant of ArtsKC “Now Showing” program and recipient of an ArtsKC Inspiration Grant 2017-2108.