These photographs are a small selection of an ongoing documentation involving an immigrant barber and his multi-generational customers, many of whom had been coming to Tony for decades.Tony the Barber cut hair for 80 years in his barbershop located in the Lawrenceville area of Pittsburgh, PA. He started when he was 16 years of age and died the last day he worked, November 7, 2014. He was 95 years old.
“SAMSON’S HAIR REPAIRED” has been featured in a number of exhibitions.
_NEW YORK CENTER for PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS, "INTERIORS 2015", “SAMSON’S HAIR REPAIRED”, Juror | Stephen Perloff, Honorable Mention, 2015
_PROJECT BASHO / ONWARD Compe 15, 03.01 > 04. 27. 2015, PHILADELPHIA, PA., Juror | Elinor Carucci, 2015
_WESTMORELAND MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, ““SAMSON’S HAIR REPAIRED”, One Person Installation, Greensburg, PA., October 29 > November 30, 2014
_Long Center for the Performing Arts | Family Eldercare Exhibition
“SAMSON’S HAIR REPAIRED” featuring Tony the Barber, Jurors | Mary Virginia Swanson, Leslie Baldwin, Robb Kendrick, Michael O’Brien,09.06 >10.06.2012
The Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 W. Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78704
_PHOTOPLACE GALLERY | Personal Portraits | “Tony the Barber”, Juror | Frank H. Goodyear III, Associate Curator of Photography, The National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC., 10.2 > 10.27. 2012, PHOTOPLACE GALLERY, Middlebury, VT.