Rocco Coviello “Taken by a Photograph”

ON EXHIBIT: August 15, 2018 –September 9, 2018

ARTIST'S RECEPTION: August 25, 2018 3:00pm – 5:00pm

High-energy photos of great performers that will bring any fan back to that instant where sight, sound and emotion merge into something greater, by North Shore-based performance photographer Rocco Coviello.

About the Artist:

Rocco Coviello has now been shooting shows for over 40 years. Coviello's love of photography began while he was in high school, the art form has remained a passion since. His first music assignment was in 1976 for a concert that featured Tom Rush and The Jon Pousette-Dart Band at Bridgewater State College.

He has built a strong portfolio of many iconic performers including Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, P!NK, Tom Petty, Carole King, The Clash, Ramones, Mavis Staples, The Rolling Stones, Buddy Guy, Lorde, Aerosmith, Kenny Chesney, The Eagles and more.

Through the years his work has been featured in many publications and the New York Times best-selling Bruce Springsteen biography, ‘Bruce’ by Peter Carlin. He is frequently seen shooting in local venues and at major concert venues across New England and New York.

His studio is located in Amesbury where he specializes in portrait, model, product and corporate photography. His work can also be seen at www.RoccosPhotoTavern.com

Artist Statement:
"I love live music. I love photography. When attending live music events, I enjoy the performances more when listening to it through my camera lens. There is no right or wrong when it comes to who we like to listen to or watch perform, it resonates differently for all us. The piece of music does not change, we are the ones who change as we get older. An artist or a song may accompany us our entire lives or only part of the way. However long and in whatever fashion you enjoy music…..get out there. Listen. Watch. Feel. There is music everywhere. I try to capture an image that will bring any fan back to that instant where sight, sound and emotion merge into something greater than the photo itself.” (Rocco Coviello)

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