Introducing our newest Panopti-team member - Sloane Volpe! Sloane joined the team in March and has been fitting right in here at the office. Born & raised in Long Island, NY, she recently graduated from the Art Institute of Boston (Lesley University College of Art and Design) with a Bachelors of Fine Art in Photography. Sloane was a TA for a handful of professors, including Tommy Matthews, and took classes with Christopher James. She is self-taught in various alternative processes, but likes to focus on the gum bichromate process. She joined the Panopti-team to help with darkroom processes but has been quickly learning the range of all the departments here!
Her go to cameras are her Hassleblad and Mamiya 7, both medium format film cameras. Shooting both color and black & white film, her subject matter ranges from "things left behind," to location focused shooting, to her autobiographical alternative process work. Check out her website HERE.
Fun Facts about Sloane:
- She has two pet rats named Zoe & Ivy
- Her go to New York bagel is everything bagel flat with scallion cream cheese & lox
- She has sprained her ankles 6 times in her life so far.
- Throughout high school and her first year of college, Sloane was a street performer singing alongside a guitarist in Providence, Boston, and New York. Her go to songs were Adele "Rolling in Deep", The Animals " House of the Rising Sun", The Eagles "Hotel California".