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Rebecca Sexton Larson is a Tampa based studio artist working with historic photographic processes. She graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in Fine Arts and a degree in Mass Communications. She was awarded Florida Individual Artist Fellowships in 1998, 2002, and 2008. In 2006, she received an Artist Enhancement Grant from the State of Florida and, in 2005, was commissioned by the City of Tampa to be Photographer Laureate for a year. During the past 20 years, Sexton Larson has taught, lectured and exhibited work nationally at various arts institutions and organizations. Sexton Larson's photographs are in numerous major collections throughout the country, including: Polaroid, Progressive Corporate Art, Graham Nash (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young), Holland and Knight Law Firm, Polk Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts and the Tampa Museum of Art. For more information, visit Sexton Larson’s website at SextonLarson.com

Matt Larson has been working and playing with plastic toy cameras since the mid-90s. His affinity for toy cameras ignited as result of professional burnout. Thirty years in to his professional photography career, he discovered the joy of playing with simple, stress free toy cameras. Upon seeing the very first roll off images from his 1970 plastic Diana camera, he was hooked and for the first time in his career, began making personal, fine art images. Larson says, “It has taken me almost four decades to return to those early childhood years when I would play with the camera, then merely interact with it on a technical level. Ironically, the tool [the camera] that was given to me by an adult when I was young, I'm just now learning to play with.” Larson currently works in the wet plate collodion and salt print processes. His work is in numerous public and private collections, as well as in the collections of the Tampa Museum of Art and the Polk Museum of Art. For more information, visit his website at MattLarsonphotography.com

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