Meyerowitz, Joel, 1938-....Alternative names
Meyerowitz, Joel. American Photographer. Born: New York City, 3 June 1938. Education: James Monroe High School, New York, 1951-55; studied painting and medical drawing, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1956-59, B.F.A. 1959; self-taught in photography. Family: Married Vivian Bower in 1963; children: Sasha and Ariel. Career: Worked as advertising art director, New York, 1959-63. Independent photographer, New York, since 1963. Adjunct Professor of Photography, 1971-79, and Mellon Lecturer in Photography, 1977, Cooper Union, New York. Associate Professor of Photography, Princeton University, New Jersey, since 1977. Recipient: Guggenheim Fellowship, 1970, 1978; Creative Artists Public Service Grant, New York, 1976; St. Louis Art Commission Grant, 1977; National Endowment for the Arts Grant, 1978; National Endowment for the Humanities Grant, with Colin Westerbeck, Jr., 1978; Photographer of the Year Award, Friends of Photography, Carmel, California, 1981; Ansel Adams Award, American Society of Magazine Photographers, 1986.
From the description of Joel Meyerowitz : Artist File. (International Center of Photography). WorldCat record id: 708624664
- Photography, Artistic
- United States (as recorded)