Judi Bommarito is a Detroit based photographer and an adjunct instructor at the College for Creative Studies, where she also received her BFA with honors. She is a mentor for Focus Hope: Focus on the Mission which is an annual diversity and leadership program that incorporates the art of photography and challenges tri-county high school students to address the role of multiculturalism in society and their own lives.
Bommarito has been the recipient of numerous awards including best of show at the St. Lawrence Gallery, first place at the Historical Scarab Club in Detroit, third place at the Paint Creek Center for the Arts - Celebrate Michigan Artists Photo Exhibition and honorable mention at the Polaroid International Competition.
Bommarito has created the design layout and photography of numerous music CD’s, her most recent, “Open Domain.” Her photo emulsion collage is included in Kathleen Thormond Carr’s book “Photo Manipulations.”
Bommatrito is immersed in a documentary series titled, “The Journey into the Darkness-My Mother’s life with Schizophrenia.” Three images from the series have recently received grand prize and juror selection recognition by juror Mary Ellen Mark in the PWP International Competition. Judi is a featured artist in IMPRINTS summer magazine. She was also invited to participate in a blog series called 30 by 30, it features thirty women photographers and the women photographers who inspired them. This series has also been given an honorable mention in the International Photographers Award (Lucies) in which over 10,000 images were submitted. Most recently, the series received juror finalist recognition in the Grand Prix De Decouverte in Paris.
Bommarito is also creating a photo journal titled “Double Digits - A Year Being Ten” which is a daily documentation of her daughter Bella.
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