The Untamed Image. Biography
Inspired by the American cowboy culture, photographers/artists Clay “Flash” Bowen and Adrienne “River” DeLiso established The Untamed Image(formerly 1881 Western Photography Co.) in the shadow of the rugged Teton Mountains of Jackson Hole Wyoming in 2007.
Specializing in photographing the American western experience both traditional and contemporary, Flash & River have photographed thousands of horses, cowboys, cowgirls and wildlife across the west from Texas to Wyoming finally settling in Bozeman, MT. The Untamed Image has truly dedicated themselves to capturing the essence of life and the rural western experience.
The Untamed Image is final combining of over 35 years of photography experience between the husband and wife team. The couple has specialized in Western & Equine for the past 8 years and also went under the name “iHorsePhotomedia” to blend more with the English horse shows. Now under one roof, the Untamed image now offers a full service photography including portraits, events, commercial and western & wildlife art. Their photography has been published high-end print publications such as Midwest Magazine and Cowboys & Indians. The Untamed Image is currently based in Bozeman, MT. where Flash and River continue to pursue their passion of creating art of the iconic west.
About Adrienne “River” DeLiso
River started her photography career in Los Angeles and later moved to Seattle, WA where she owned & operated a successful wedding and portrait studio for 13 years. Published in countless magazines she was eventually named as one of 10 best photographers in the northwest by NW Bridal magazine.
Her award winning Nature & Landscape images have appeared in several Northwest galleries, she has exhibited her fine art work in Park lane Gallery (Kirkland, WA), Troutwater Gallery (Jackson, WY), and she was honored to exhibit in the Western Visions show at the National Museum of Wildlife in Jackson, WY. Most recently she had work in the Durango Arts Museum and the trendy photography gallery “Open Shutter” both in Durango, CO.
About Clay “Flash” Corbisier
Flash began his career in art as a graduate of the Art Institute of Seattle with a degree in illustration and graphic design. He worked as an animator and illustrator in the video game industry eventually becoming art director and creating artistic standards for his team of 40+ artists. His award winning paintings and photography has been exhibited in venues such as Parkland gallery, The New Orleans Hotel and Troutwater Gallery. His internationally published work ranges from children’s books to popular magazines such as a cover illustration on Gamespot Magazine and Cowboys & Indians. Flash most recently had work in the Durango Arts Museum and the trendy photography gallery “Open Shutter” both in Durango, CO for Cowboy Poetry days.