Cynthia Freitag

Both camera lenses and computer pixels are manipulated by Cynthia Freitag in her visual explorations.

Her photographs and digital images have been exhibited in New York, Connecticut and Maine. "Photographic Visions - The Photography of Cynthia Freitag" was produced by Fairfield University as part of the series, Artists and their Media, shown by Connecticut Public Television. As a filmmaker-photographer, Cynthia has worked in Chile, England, Germany, Italy, Greece and Israel in addition to the United States. Her films have won awards from the Chicago International Film Festival, the American Library Association, the Educational Film Library Association and the Columbus Film Festival. She has taught extensively and been part of the Artist-in-Residence Program sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Connecticut Commission on the Arts.

Of her digital work, Cynthia comments:

"My use of the computer as a creative tool has had the most profound impact of any aspect of my artistic development. It has transformed how I work and enabled an incredibly exciting journey of exploration into a vast and apparently unlimited world of visual possibilities."

Cynthia, together with Beatrice Gordon, co-founded Digital Imaging Group Maine. She is currently first vice-president of Round Top Center for the Arts in Damariscotta, Maine. She lives in Portland and Boothbay Harbor, Maine and can be reached via e-mail at