Joyce Tenneson

Joyce Tenneson

1945 –

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Haunting, ethereal, mystical, – all of these words describe the photographic style of Joyce Tenneson.  Her photos command a complex and intense emotional response from the viewer, which has made Tenneson one of the leading photographers of her generation.

 

  • Joyce Tenneson will be inducted into the International Photography Hall of Fame at a ceremony October 29th, 2021.

Internationally lauded as one of the leading photographers of her generation, Joyce Tenneson’s work has been published in books and major magazines, and exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide. Her portraits have appeared on covers for magazines such as Time, LIFE, Newsweek, Premiere, Esquire and The New York Times Magazine. Tenneson is the author of 16 books including the best seller, Wise Women, which was featured in a six-part Today Show series. She is the recipient of many awards, including Fine Art Photographer of the Year in 2005 (Lucie Awards), and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Professional Photographers of America in 2012.Tenneson’s work has been exhibited in museums around the globe and is part of many private and public collections. In addition to her photography exhibits and books, Tenneson has taught master photography classes in the U.S. and Europe for over 40 years.

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