I am Cye Semrau and I make CymSem.  I can be reached at cymsemrau@gmail.com and visited for commercial work at www.cymsemproductions.com or artistically engaged at www.cy-matthews-semrau.org, and sometimes at @pipervara, and @CymSem.



These are some of the places I’ve been studying Art, Photography and the Web-

College of Charleston B.A., Printmaking, Drawing, Art History; Georgia State University, Photography, Art Education, Surface Design; Kennesaw State University B.S., Art Education, Drawing, Photoshop CS; Atlanta College of Art, Acrylic Painting; Temple University Community Education, Music, Printmaking; SCAD Adobe Illustrator; The Showcase School, Digital Photography Workshops, Photoshop; University of Washington Web Design Prof Ed Studies 2017; Seattle Film Institute Prof Ed Intro 2018; AIE Intro to Animation Non-Credit; Velocity Dance Center Film Intensive with Strictly Seattle 2019


Returning to school and before after in between and during birthing my family, I exhibited drawings and photographs here–

Oregon State University National Student Portrait Exhibition for “Lillith”                                       Surtex International Design Competition, Finalist and Displayed Artist                                             Atlanta Arts Festival Award of Outstanding Excellence and Merit 1993                                           Fine Arts Museum of the South, Mobile, Alabama, Festival Award of Merit 1994

and here–

Atlanta Celebrates Photography, Cy Matthews Semrau at 30 Trammell Street 2014 and 2015, 2016; Director’s Cut Atlanta Photography Group 2015; APG Choice 2014 and 2015; Big Print Show 2014; APA at Flux Night pin up show and auction 2012; Atlanta Photography Group Photographer’s Choice 2013 4.12.13 to 6.8.13; Atlanta Photography Group Push Pin Show 2014 2.21 to 3.8 Night Concert Series 4; Push Pin Show 2012 Trees 1 Sugar Mountain; Atlanta Artists Center Buckhead Library Exhibit 2011 Fog Portraits; Atlanta Artists Center Photography Celebration with ACP, Juried Portrait 2011; Southeastern Photography Society Show 2010, 5325 Ballard (by appointment), Long Shot NWPC 2017 and 2018, ACP Buckhead 2018; Chase the Light NWPC 2019



Portfolio Reviews (only one ever).                                                                                          Slow Exposures September 2012 


Professional Organizations (always currently under review)

SPE-Society for Photographic Education; Atlanta Photography Group; APA-American Photographic Artists; ASMP-American Society of Media Photographers; Artist Trust Seattle; PCNW- Photographic Center Northwest; SIFF Seattle International Film Festival; Northwest Film Forum; Women in Film Seattle



On my sites and social media you will see Photographs from AnOtherWorld, also Atlanta and The South, England and Wales, Southwest USA, California, Northwest USA, Toronto, New York, NYC, Caribbean Cruise Mexico, Belize, Lake Tahoe. Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Ireland,  East Coast USA, France, Montreal, Quebec City, New England, Italy, New Orleans, Budapest, Philadelphia, Prague, Vienna, Spain, Portugal, and Seattle