William Sutherland's photos


  • Mandarin

    Mamaroneck, NY Note: Mandarin was titled based on the product "Mandarins" on the plastic bag consisting of the pair of eyeballs -- hence the Chinese characters in the upper left corner. The colors chosen were an array of oranges and reds to be consiste…

  • Spring Renewal

    Mamaroneck, NY Note: Spring Renewal consists of a limited amount of colors with the bold, striking vibrant red most notably among the discarded grating representing the renewal of life’s cycle as color returns to transform the gray winter landscape that…

  • In Solidarity

    Created utilizing free clipart, public domain clipart and the mosque outline image purchased from Shutterstock. The ribbon heart symbolizing love between peoples of different faiths -- all children of the same, one God as well as God's eternal love for a…


  • Ocean Spray

    Mamaroneck, NY Note: The various shades of blue represent the color of the ocean. The shapes represent ocean flora are are depicted in the colors of seaweed so that the presence of life often not seen can stand out. The circle representing continuity…

  • Valentine's Day Love

    Mamaroneck, NY Note: This image was created using vibrant red colors, and garbage featuring hearts. Each piece of garbage featuring a heart was replicated so that no heart is solitary and alone since love relies on another to love. The numerous spacer…

  • Silent Slaughter

    Larchmont, NY Note: This photo was edited to appear depressing, grimy, and as ugly as possible with the exception of the teddy bear since this is the mood when playgrounds are empty because children who by right should have been born, were not. I crea…


  • Zebra

    Mamaroneck, NY Note: Zebras with their black and white stripes represent harmony, unity and balance in the African ecosystem. The coil represents journey and changes in life as we all make such a journey during our existence experiencing many changes th…

  • Winter Contemplation

    Mamaroneck, NY Note: Winter Contemplation consists of various colors conducive to the season. The grays represent the leaden sky that is prevalent before snowstorms as well as the absence of colors because of the absence of lush vegetation. The dark…

  • New Year's Day Joy

    Mamaroneck, NY Note: The colors represent a fresh start, renewal, tranquility, friendship and love (turquoise), light, purity and goodness as life is precious and good in spite of challenges and other hardships that may arise (white), as well as stabili…


  • Love

    Larchmont, NY Note: Created using two plastic hearts from the section of a picture frame that were inverted and cropped for perspective and a lampshade. This white-on-white image depicts two hearts representing love, which cannot exist by itself withou…

  • New Year 2019

    Note: Created from a section of a photograph I took on 21 February 2007 in Central Park, New York, NY facing the 5th Avenue skyline. The original photograph can be found on a heart-shaped snowflake. The graphics on the bottom in the white border were p…

  • Christmas Love

    Christmas Love was created from a series of images purchased from Shutterstock® that were used to create an abstract digital painting. The colors and images each reflect a portion of scripture. “For unto you is born this day… a Savior” [Luke 2:11] is ca…


  • Faces

    Note: Several pieces of garbage were modified to include additional faces with the pair on the left symbolizing two opposite emotions to represent the arts, culture and beauty and the smiling face in the center representing the joys of life if one takes…

  • Autumn 2018 Snowstorm Impressionism

    Mamaroneck, NY Note: On 15-16, 2018 we had our first snowstorm of the year. 6.4 inches (16.256 cm) fell. It was the biggest snowstorm ever in the New York City metro area for this early in the season.

  • October "Spring" in New York

    Note: Kousa Dogwood Blossoms photographed in Irvington, NY on October 28, 2018 and Jack O' Lanterns photographed in Mamaroneck, NY on October 26, 2018. Article: www.ipernity.com/blog/285927/4711958


  • Indian Summer

    Mamaroneck, NY Note: Indian Summer is unseasonably warm weather that occurs during autumn to give the false pretense of hot summer days ahead. The flower represents summer warmth. However the flower's color is orange indicative of autumn. The falling…

  • Digital Swan

    Mamaroneck, NY Note: This abstract was created from garbage consisting overwhelmingly of discarded computer boards. The ribbon and cord represent water currents and the discarded computer fans represent wind or breezes., The CDs represent continuity a…

  • Autumn Renewal

    Mamaroneck, NY Note: Autumn Renewal was created to show fall does not connotate a seasonal twilight before the arrival of winter. With its vibrant reds, ochers, yellows and oranges, autumn exudes energy and vibrance. The wreath and red circle were inc…


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