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  • What is a Derivative?

    Sometime in the fall of 2015 I began to experiment with a new process I titled ‘Derivatives’, but WHAT IS a derivative? A derivative is an attempt to combine my work in college with my work in analogue photography by ‘collaging’ on film through a process of multiple exposures. The project started as a direct response to the boom in amateur digital photography. To be frank, there is an abundance…

  • Why Work in Collage?

    I have been a collage artist for over a decade now. Besides film, it is the one medium I continually return to without hesitation. I can’t describe my fascination with collage, but believe it has to do with my tendency to focus on the details. Sorting and organizing thousands of images to create a final product reminds me of dumping my gigantic Lego collection out as a kid and spending…

  • What is Media Studio One?

    Media Studio One (MS1) is a lifestyle brand specifically focused on bringing handmade contemporary art to the average consumer. We want to break down the barriers that make it difficult for an average person to engage with, purchase, and display contemporary artwork. MS1 began in 2017 as a partnership between husband and wife team Amanda Meemken and Dustin Rosemark as a vehicle to push their creative works further. Initially the…