is an award-winning photographer who lives and hails originally from New York City. His career began by assisting Annie Leibovitz, whilst at Rolling Stone magazine print spotting for Irving Penn, and free-lancing for Bill King and Bob Richardson. Since then, Ken has exhibited in the US and internationally.
His work has been published in numerous editorial magazines, in addition to publishing a book on adoption at Workman Press. He currently shoots for clients in New York and is a faculty member at the SVA (School of Visual Arts), in Manhattan.
Training in the workings of studio lighting and editorial magazine photography, Ken set out to find his own style without the limits of the formal studio, to produce work with the intention and idea that ‘The World is my Studio’. He has worked for many major magazines and has shot lingerie advertising for over 20 years.
He spirited a portrait style in black and white of editorial subjects, celebrities and landscapes, with his Polaroid negative portrait images.
His work has been acquired by the Beyealer Museum at Art Basel Switzerland, has sold at Miami Basel, USA, and Scope Basel, Switzerland, as well as to private collectors.
He continues to shoot for advertising and editorial clients including Vanity Fair, Conde Nast, The New York Times Magazine, Time-Life, GQ, Fortune, New York Magazine, Wacoal Lingerie, Donna Karan, Unilever, Chanel, Lancome, Calvin Klein Cosmetics, Proctor and Gamble and Merck, Marina Maher Communications.
Awards and nominations include:
Photo District News (PDN)/Nikon – Self Promotion Awards in 1989
The Photo District News (PDN)/ Nikon, 1991
Art Directors Club Award
American Photographers Magazine – ‘New Faces 1989 in Fashion’
APA awards books
Advertising Photographers of America Awards book Vol.2
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