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Ross Sonnenberg

Long Beach, CA, United States

When I was young I always wanted to make movies. I was obsessed with them. My favorite memories were going to Universal Studios as a kid, and going on the two hour tram tour. I got to see more of the back lot as well as all the props from past films. In high school I loved making Super-8 movies both for school and for fun.-- When I was 23, I was about to enter Art Center Design Film School when I fell ill and was diagnosed with Systemic Lupus. For the next two years I laid on my parents floor while going through Chemotherapy. As I began to recover, I wanted to create art again. I have always “seen in pictures”, so I turned to photography. Over the course of 30 years I have taught myself different ways of using the medium of photography as tool for self expression And along that journey enjoying the act of “breaking the rules” and experimentation.

Ross's ArtPrize Entries

These are Ross's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.

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    The Big Bang -

    2021 ArtPrize Entry Ross Sonnenberg
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