Sunday, October 9, 2011

Coastel Camera Club Hosting Sean Kernan

The Coastal Camera Club invites all area photographers to  a program by Sean Kernan who will speak on Inspiration and Creativity on Thursday, October 20 at 7PM. The meeting will be in the Whitfield room of the Guilford Community Center, 32 Church Street (route 77), Guilford, CT.  The building is on the right side as you go south from Route 1 towards the green.

Sean Kernan is a photographer, writer, and teacher. He came to photography from theater, and is the author of two monographs, The Secret Books (with Jorge Luis Borges) and Among Trees.  He has exhibited at galleries and museums in France , Greece , Italy , Mexico , Egypt , and in the US . His photos have been published in the New York Times Magazine, Smithsonian, New York , Harpers, Bloomberg, Communication Arts, Graphis, Polyrama ( Switzerland ), Photo World ( China ), as well as magazines in Iran , Greece , Italy , and Switzerland , and has done a wide range of advertising work for clients such as AT&T, Amex, GE, Pratt & Whitney, Dow Jones, Harvard,  and Knoll. He has taught and lectured at the New School/Parsons, Art Center (Pasadena), Yale Medical School, International Center for Photography, University of Texas, Wesleyan University, and has won numerous awards, most recently from the Center in Santa Fe for teaching, as well as a Doctorate  (HC) from Art Center in Pasadena. He writes about creativity, the arts and commerce, with articles in Communication Arts, Graphis, and Lenswork, among others.