Snakes in the Grass
Amber N. Ford is a photographer/artist based in Cleveland, Ohio. Ford received her BFA in Photography from the Cleveland Institute of Art ’16. Primarily working in photography while occasionally exploring other mediums such at printmaking.
She is best known for her work in portraiture, which she refers to as a “collaborative engagement between photographer and sitter”. While always questioning “the truth”, Ford aims to establish a platform in which her sitter may present themselves as they please. She is interest in topics such as race, and identity.
Her work has been shown in galleries such as The Cleveland Print Room, Zygote Press, Waterloo Arts, Heights Arts & Zaina Gallery located in Cleveland, OH. Selected as a 2016 Creative Fusion Local Artist, you may find some of Ford’s work on the front of the Ohio Pasta Building at the corner of Detroit and West 32nd. Ford was recently awarded an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award for 2017.