"Personalities on Location"
is an environmental portrait project focused on local celebrities and well known people in the
community. Natural look, expressions and posing and contemporary production with
emphasis on strong, dynamic architectural composition make the photographer's signature
All portraits are accompanied with a brief subject's profile, so that the viewer can get a better
understanding of the portrayed personality.
Please check out our dedicated website for more information and contact us if you would like
to suggest a new personality or if the portrait style shown would be a good match for your
Powell is the author of two collections of poetry and her poems have appeared in numerous magazines, including The
Paris Review, The Georgia Review, Gettysburg Review, Ploughshares, The New Republic, The Southern Review, Prairie
Schooner and Poetry.
Powell has won fellowships in poetry from the National Endowment of the Arts and from the North Carolina Arts Council.
In 1977, she won a scholarship to the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference in Middlebury, Vt., and in 2004 to the artists’ colony
Yaddo in Saratoga Springs, New York.
From 1975 until 1992, Powell was the book editor of The Charlotte Observer, where she continues to write a local news
column. Her interviews with Southern writers were collected in Parting the Curtains: Interviews with Southern Writers,
published by John F. Blair of Winston-Salem in 1994 and by Doubleday-Bantam in 1995. Her 10-year retrospective of the
Susan Smith trial won first place in the state in news feature writing from the North Carolina Press Association in 2006.
Powell was born in Miami, Florida, and graduated from Florida State University in Tallahassee. She also studied at the
Universidad Ibero-Americana in Mexico City. She lives in Charlotte, N.C., with her husband Lew Powell.
|Dannye Romine Powell, Charlotte, NC, December 2010
|An architect, designer, inventor, furniture maker and artist, Mr. Whisnant was awarded the FAIA designation and the
Kamphoefner Prize in the early 1990's. He was voted one of the top 50 architects in America by Town and Country
Magazine. In the Triangle, his best-known building is the 1968 Van Hecke-Wettach Building, the UNC-Chapel Hill Law
School. He still continues to delight his friends and family in Charlotte with his "outside the box" ideas.
Please check out the details about this memorable photo shoot at our Photo Blog
|Murray Whisnant, Charlotte, NC, February 2011