Photography Council Brown Bag Lunch Talk: Gloria Baker Feinstein

October 18, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Gloria Baker Feinstein, Cannon Beach, 2014
Gloria Baker Feinstein, Cannon Beach, 2014

Gloria Baker Feinstein

Learning How to See Without a Camera

Dorothea Lange once said, “The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.” I’ve spent sixty years learning that lesson. For this presentation, I’ll share several series that have played a prominent role in the process of that education.

About Gloria Baker Feinstein

Gloria Baker Feinstein is a fine art and portrait photographer based in Kansas City, Missouri and Portland, Oregon. Her work has been included in exhibitions across the country and can be found in the collections of the High Museum of Art, the Center for Creative Photography, the University of Kentucky Art Museum, The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, The Portland Art Museum, and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, to name a few. She was selected as a Fellow for the Midwest Jewish Artist Lab for the year 2016. Her photographs are included in the 2016/2017 Kansas City Collection. Gloria’s photographs are published regularly in the Sun Magazine and New Letters Magazine.  Her published book titles include: From the Heart: A Mosaic of Memories, Among the Ashes, Convergence and Kutuuka. Gloria is the founding director of the non-profit organization “Change the Truth” which provides assistance and opportunities to Ugandan children.

Free to the public.

Sponsored by the Museum’s Photography Council. Major support provided by Pro Photo Supply.


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