Commercial photographer Chris Crisman was very interested where reference is hear a friend of a friend had left her undertaking as a network designer in New York City to become a murderer in Philadelphia. Crisman remembered this woman would be an ideal theme for a painting.
So, the Pennsylvania-native went to Philly to shoot the woman, Heather Marold Thomason, in her butcher shop.
“During our shoot, Heather, my producer Robert Luessen and I had some great exchanges about wives working in traditionally male-dominated arenas, ” Crisman told The Huffington Post. “From that dialogue we thought that might make a good projection or body of work.”
The series, which Crisman started this past February, peculiarity girls from all around the country doing activities that have been traditionally coded as male. “Women’s Work” includes a boar farmer from Pennsylvania, a lobster fisher from Maine and a firefighter from Ohio; all of whom happen to be women.