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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Thursday night opening at Jennifer Jane Gallery: Sean Kernan photography

Jennifer Jane Gallery
838 Whalley Ave., New Haven, (203) 494-9905
Sean Kernan
Mar. 25—Apr. 17, 2010
Opening reception: Thurs., Mar. 25, 5—8 p.m.

Press release

Sean Kernan is a widely exhibited photographer, writer, and pioneering teacher who has focused on the area of creativity. Kernan came to photography from theater, and is the author of two monographs, The Secret Books (with Jorge Luis Borges) and Among Trees. He also maintains an active and successful commercial studio. There will be an exhibit of his photography at the Jennifer Jane Gallery from Mar. 25—Apr. 17, 2010. An opening reception will be held Thurs., Mar. 25, from 5—8 p.m.

His exhibitions include: Centre Regional de la Photographie, Duchy, France; Biblioteca Alexandrina, Egypt; Photosynkiria, Thessaloniki, Greece; William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut; Hellenic-American Union, Athens; Sala Bustos, Guanajuato (Mexico); Museo de la Ciudad, Queretaro, Mexico; Kunsthaus Santa Fe, San Miguel de Allende (Mexico); Friends of Photography (San Francisco; Wesleyan University, Connecticut; Whitney Museum (New York).

He has 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.

He has taught and lectured at the New School/Parsons, Art Center (Pasadena), ICP, University of Texas, Austin Peay University, Wesleyan University, Hallmark Institute, and both the Maine and Santa Fe Workshops. He is a frequent speaker at conventions, corporations and graduations, and has won numerous awards, most recently an Honorary Doctorate from Art Center in Pasadena.

He has written about creativity, the arts and commerce in Communication Arts, Graphis, and Lenswork, among others.

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