Blowout began as an ongoing series of photographs of blown out automobile tires that I found along the highway in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Leon Syfrit is an award winning photographer whose current work focuses on reclaiming, repurposing, and reinventing found objects. Leon also enjoys alternative photographic processes and works at restoring and preserving vintage photographs and negatives. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and is included in several permanent collections including The Philadelphia History Museum, The Free Library of Pennsylvania, and Dark Room Gallery in Vermont. Leon holds a BFA in photography from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Prior to relocating to Las Vegas, Nevada in 2016, Leon taught photography at the Delaware College of Art and Design in his home town of Wilmington, Delaware.