Category Archives: Ozark Mountains

A Photojournalists Perspective

This blog has been authored and submitted by Sue Batton Leonard ****** “My photography is committed to the discovery of the basic spirit of human beings in their natural environment and to unrehearsed moments of human expression.” ~ Cherel Ito … Continue reading

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Stories Captured Stories Told

“Ito’s black-and-white photographs offer a chronicle of one woman’s journey to expand her humanity. … an important contribution to the museum’s growing collection of documentary photography,” said Susan Fisher Sterling, Chief Curator http://www.nmwa.org.   To leaf through Cherel Ito’s book … Continue reading

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Open Doors and Open Heart

“The flowers in your eyes are more beautiful than those in the fields.” ~ Cherel Ito  From this quotation, it would seem that Cherel Ito was seduced by her subject’s eyes. However, it was not the eyes that held mystery … Continue reading

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Rooted in Musical History

“He played his fiddle and I wept.” ~ Cherel Ito  Much of the Ozark Mountain region is remote, and economically underserved. It is rich in musical history and in that geographical area of the country, much of the music is … Continue reading

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One-of-A-Kind Soul and Spirit

“ My photography is committed to ….unrehearsed moments of human expression.” ~Cherel Ito  Cherel Ito’s work as a producer and editor in the filmmaking industry was a natural extension of her photography. Her interests led her to produce and edit … Continue reading

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Poverty Plights

“Entering the Ozarks…a place I can’t touch with words…stopped to photograph……never afraid of the stranger…my smile never died.” ~ Cherel Ito  From the photographic journeys that Cherel Ito took through Mississippi, Louisiana and the Ozark Mountains in the 1970s, one … Continue reading

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Art Books of Historic Importance

“Feeling of brotherhood and uplifting spirit – love and respect.” ~ Cherel Ito  Photographer Cherel Ito and photographer Edward Steichen were of the same ilk. Both knew how to capture through the lens of the camera, images of people all … Continue reading

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