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Angela Cappetta

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Joffrey Ballet Trainees 2012
Joffrey Ballet Trainees 2012
Joffrey Ballet Trainee 2011
Joffrey Ballet Trainee 2010
Joffrey Ballet Trainee 2011
Artist's Statement

Built on Toil
"There is only one sort of discipline, perfect discipline."
--George S. Patton
Reexamination of ballet photography has been ripe to happen since Degas formulated, in paint,
the notion that athleticism is bound with duty: these are professionals doing a job; these are
soldiers in uniform under the command of a general.
In photographing dancers at work, I seek to explore this discipline, and to consider how one can
cultivate such discipline before there is maturity. Furthermore, it becomes a lifestyle
choice propagated by the family. In is this transition from child to athlete-in-training I am most
Discipline in art is a fundamental struggle to understand oneself. In seeking to consider the link
between discipline and freedom, I am overarched by an ever evolving journey of recording the
beauty of toil.


2011 Love Letters to the Mountains, Medusa Projects, Medusa, NY
2009 New Work, Artistic Tile and Arts Gallery, New York, NY
2008 Vernacular, Raad Gallery, Oak Hill, NY
2007 Open Studio, The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
2006 New Work, Korean-American Center, New York, NY
2002 Open Studio, The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
Self Portraits (two person show), Exit Gallery, Reno, NV
2000 Open Studio, The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
1999 Photographs: Work in Progress (two person show), Columbia, New York, NY
Selections, Metropolitan Montessori Gallery, New York, NY
1993 Pictures of Children and Parents , Company Gallery, GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012 Proof! Art on Orange Street, Brooklyn, NY
2009 New Work, Vanderbuilt Fund Foundation, New York, NY
2008 Gallery 385, Contemporary Edge, New York