Cohen Studios, a full-service photography studio in downtown Raleigh, will hold its grand opening Friday, October 2, during the citywide First Friday Art Walk, beginning at 7 p.m.
Owned and operated by photographer Max Cohen, Cohen Studios is located in “311 W. Martin,” a collection of artists’ studios and exhibition space named for its address within downtown Raleigh’s trendy Warehouse District.
“It’s really exciting to be in the same building with so many creative people, and in such a vibrant part of downtown Raleigh,” Cohen said. “I couldn’t ask for a better space.”
Other artists in the building include painter/printmaker Susan Martin, printmaker Julie Niskanen, and painters Carol Joy Shannon and Shaun Richards. Judy Jones, proprietor, is also a printmaker.
Cohen Studios provides a range of photography services, including color and black-and-white portraits; engagement and wedding photography, commercial, corporate and advertising photography; website photography, headshots and portfolios for actors and models, editorial photography, and fine art photography.
The grand opening will include an exhibit of Max Cohen’s work, as well as food, wine, and give-aways. The other artists’ studios will also be open.
For more information on Cohen Studios, visit www.cohenstudios.com. For more information on 311 West Martin Street galleries and studios, go to 311galleriesnadstudios.org/home.html.
About Cohen Studios
A graduate of Enloe High School in Raleigh and the Hallmark Institute of Photography in Turners Falls, Massachusetts, Max Cohen of Cohen Studios has been a professional photographer for five years, working in both digital photography and film. At H.I.P., he was exposed to a wide range of technical skills and studied under world-renown photographers as instructors and guest speakers. Describing himself as a “generalist,” he enjoys all types of subjects, from children and high school senior portraits to commercial and editorial assignments. For more information, visit www.cohenstudios.com. Cohen Studios is also available on Facebook.