Our Team

STEPHEN CLUTE is the Director of Still Post Production and TPI's 360˚ Panorama Specialist. After receiving his BFA in visual media from Rochester Institute of Technology, Steve joined TPI to pursue his passion for photography and post-production. His exceptional retouching and composite photography skills are unmatched in the art world and his services highly in demand by our artists. Steve also travels with TPI -- to Venice and other locations -- to provide on-site post production.   In his spare time, Steve builds and pilots drones and creates aerial imagery and videos.  So Steve is also TPI's resident drone photographer for clients in need of aerial imagery.

STEPHEN CLUTE is the Director of Still Post Production and TPI's 360˚ Panorama Specialist.

After receiving his BFA in visual media from Rochester Institute of Technology, Steve joined TPI to pursue his passion for photography and post-production. His exceptional retouching and composite photography skills are unmatched in the art world and his services highly in demand by our artists. Steve also travels with TPI -- to Venice and other locations -- to provide on-site post production.  

In his spare time, Steve builds and pilots drones and creates aerial imagery and videos.  So Steve is also TPI's resident drone photographer for clients in need of aerial imagery.

JOHN STANLEY is the Studio Manager at TPI, joining us in June of 2016.  Born and raised in Hartford, Connecticut and now living in Brooklyn, John is a photographer specializing in urban and architectural history. He received an MFA from the School of Visual Arts, where he was the recipient of the Paula Rhodes Memorial Award. His photographs have been exhibited at numerous institutions, including Edward Hopper House Art Center, Photographic Center Northwest, and at P.S. 122 Gallery. John’s past work experience include a five year stint as the Director of the Camera Club of New York (CCNY) and working at other photography and art organizations, including SF Camerawork in San Francisco. In his free time, John enjoys visiting galleries and exploring new corners of the city. 

JOHN STANLEY is the Studio Manager at TPI, joining us in June of 2016. 

Born and raised in Hartford, Connecticut and now living in Brooklyn, John is a photographer specializing in urban and architectural history. He received an MFA from the School of Visual Arts, where he was the recipient of the Paula Rhodes Memorial Award. His photographs have been exhibited at numerous institutions, including Edward Hopper House Art Center, Photographic Center Northwest, and at P.S. 122 Gallery. John’s past work experience include a five year stint as the Director of the Camera Club of New York (CCNY) and working at other photography and art organizations, including SF Camerawork in San Francisco. In his free time, John enjoys visiting galleries and exploring new corners of the city. 

ELIZABETH STREITZ is TPI's Consulting Director of Marketing, Sales and PR. Liz brings close to 3 decades of strategic marketing, sales, and high net worth sector expertise to TPI. After graduating from Williams College with a BA in political science, she started her career at Donaldson, Lufkin, & Jenrette in institutional trading and sales. She also helped launch new investment products managed by DLJ's Alliance Capital. Liz moved on to do coursework in film and graduate work at Columbia University School of International Affairs before starting her own consulting firm for Blue Chip financial services and luxury market sector clients. Specialties include strategic planning and partnerships, global branding, marketing and business plans, product development, trends, entrepreneurial projects, hedge/private equity funds marketing, asset management, sales, advertising, PR, integrated marketing, audience development, website, mobile and social media strategy.

ELIZABETH STREITZ is TPI's Consulting Director of Marketing, Sales and PR.

Liz brings close to 3 decades of strategic marketing, sales, and high net worth sector expertise to TPI. After graduating from Williams College with a BA in political science, she started her career at Donaldson, Lufkin, & Jenrette in institutional trading and sales. She also helped launch new investment products managed by DLJ's Alliance Capital. Liz moved on to do coursework in film and graduate work at Columbia University School of International Affairs before starting her own consulting firm for Blue Chip financial services and luxury market sector clients. Specialties include strategic planning and partnerships, global branding, marketing and business plans, product development, trends, entrepreneurial projects, hedge/private equity funds marketing, asset management, sales, advertising, PR, integrated marketing, audience development, website, mobile and social media strategy.

WILLIAM 'SKIP' POWELL is TPI's Primary Location Assistant. Skip (no relation to Tom) is a Brooklyn-based artist specializing in photography and video. His body of work ranges from album covers and runway glamour shots, to mud-soaked trail rides. With a passion for the great outdoors, Skip typically turns his camera toward the sporting life. On a given weekend, you can be sure to see his not-so-ironic "gone fishing" sign hanging. He's also been known to build a treehouse and serve dutifully as grillmaster.

WILLIAM 'SKIP' POWELL is TPI's Primary Location Assistant.

Skip (no relation to Tom) is a Brooklyn-based artist specializing in photography and video. His body of work ranges from album covers and runway glamour shots, to mud-soaked trail rides. With a passion for the great outdoors, Skip typically turns his camera toward the sporting life. On a given weekend, you can be sure to see his not-so-ironic "gone fishing" sign hanging. He's also been known to build a treehouse and serve dutifully as grillmaster.

RICARDO NAPOLI is one of TPI's primary Location Assistants and a principal Videographer.  Born and raised in Brazil and now based in New York, Ricardo is a professional photographer and videographer with a degree in film photography. His photographic works have been published in books and magazines in the United States, Brazil, Japan, Germany, and many other countries. Ricardo draws his creative energy from his surroundings and his photographs seek to capture the humanity and emotional complexity of his adopted city  and its unique sub-cultures.  In 2016, Napoli was invited to take part in the first "Adidas Art Show", which featured a selection of his skateboard-themed photographs and portraits.  In 2017, Ricardo released a feature-length film "Making It Happen" which he shot and directed. The film features the diverse styles and personalities of NY skaters and visiting skaters from around the world. The film had its premiere at Cinema Olido in Sao Paulo, Brazil. It was additionally screened in many other countries, and featured at the Mimpi Surf and Skate Film Festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2017. 

RICARDO NAPOLI is one of TPI's primary Location Assistants and a principal Videographer. 

Born and raised in Brazil and now based in New York, Ricardo is a professional photographer and videographer with a degree in film photography. His photographic works have been published in books and magazines in the United States, Brazil, Japan, Germany, and many other countries. Ricardo draws his creative energy from his surroundings and his photographs seek to capture the humanity and emotional complexity of his adopted city  and its unique sub-cultures.  In 2016, Napoli was invited to take part in the first "Adidas Art Show", which featured a selection of his skateboard-themed photographs and portraits. 

In 2017, Ricardo released a feature-length film "Making It Happen" which he shot and directed. The film features the diverse styles and personalities of NY skaters and visiting skaters from around the world. The film had its premiere at Cinema Olido in Sao Paulo, Brazil. It was additionally screened in many other countries, and featured at the Mimpi Surf and Skate Film Festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2017. 

FARZAD OWRANG is our Adjunct Photographer and has worked with TPI since 1996. Farzad graduated with a BFA in photography from the California College of the Arts where he also minored in film. He is originally from Washington D.C. and his interests range from documentary film to playing bass guitar. Farzad is a practicing photographer whose work has appeared in ArtForum, Art in America, The WSJ and Vogue, among other publications.

FARZAD OWRANG is our Adjunct Photographer and has worked with TPI since 1996.

Farzad graduated with a BFA in photography from the California College of the Arts where he also minored in film. He is originally from Washington D.C. and his interests range from documentary film to playing bass guitar. Farzad is a practicing photographer whose work has appeared in ArtForum, Art in America, The WSJ and Vogue, among other publications.

SUMMER SHIFFMAN assists TPI on Location and in the Studio. Hailing originally from Los Angeles, Summer is an artist specializing in video and photography. She received her MFA from Parsons The New School and is interested in exploring absurdity, humor and psychology in her work. She brings her experience in film, graphic design and art production to TPI’s aesthetic table and is invested in the integrity of the artwork in TPI’s imagery.

SUMMER SHIFFMAN assists TPI on Location and in the Studio.

Hailing originally from Los Angeles, Summer is an artist specializing in video and photography. She received her MFA from Parsons The New School and is interested in exploring absurdity, humor and psychology in her work. She brings her experience in film, graphic design and art production to TPI’s aesthetic table and is invested in the integrity of the artwork in TPI’s imagery.

ALEX FIELD is our Assistant for TPI's Overseas Shoots. Alex assisted Tom in Capri on a week long shoot for a private event for Gagosian Gallery at the famous Casa Malaparte.  And he worked on the month-long shoot in Venice helping TPI document 5 client artists' installations at the 2013 Venice Biennial, including Sarah Sze's extraordinary Triple Point exhibition at the USA Pavilion. Alex was born and raised in Newport, RI. He graduated with a BFA in printmaking from the Rhode Island School of Design.  In addition to photography for TPI, Alex co-runs an electronic music label and DJ's throughout the world. His other interests include film, video, electronic music, sound art, geopolitics, colonial American history, and Arctic exploration.

ALEX FIELD is our Assistant for TPI's Overseas Shoots.

Alex assisted Tom in Capri on a week long shoot for a private event for Gagosian Gallery at the famous Casa Malaparte.  And he worked on the month-long shoot in Venice helping TPI document 5 client artists' installations at the 2013 Venice Biennial, including Sarah Sze's extraordinary Triple Point exhibition at the USA Pavilion. Alex was born and raised in Newport, RI. He graduated with a BFA in printmaking from the Rhode Island School of Design.  In addition to photography for TPI, Alex co-runs an electronic music label and DJ's throughout the world. His other interests include film, video, electronic music, sound art, geopolitics, colonial American history, and Arctic exploration.