Art Opening: "See/Saw" Susan Sterner and Tyrone Turner
When Saturday February 15, 2014 @ 4:00 PM (1259 days ago)
Where University Commons, 179, Margaret Martin Gehman Gallery
Duration 1 hour
Susan Sterner is Director of Photojournalism Programs and Assistant Professor of Photojournalism at the Corcoran College of Art and Design. She worked for the Associated Press as a staff photographer, based in Mississippi and California. With the AP she covered domestic issues such as immigration, child labor and families in poverty as well as U.S. border issues and social change in Haiti.
Tyrone Turner is an independent photographer and regular photo contributor to National Geographic. He has been on National Geographic coverage teams for events such as Hurricane Katrina and the Gulf Oil Spill.
A two-year fellowship with the Institute of Current World Affairs sent Sterner and Turner to Brazil to photograph and write about womenâ€™s lives and access to resources. After returning to the United States, Sterner worked as a White House photographer, documenting the official and the behind-the-scenes life of the presidency.
Intended Audience General Public