On Tuesday, March 14 at 7 pm, the Bedford Center for the Arts Photo Group will host Boston sports and commercial photographer Damian Strohmeyer for a virtual presentation titled A Lifetime of Sports Photography. Damian has been telling stories with photographs for more than three decades. Adept with a wide range of skills, he is comfortable working in portraiture, photojournalism, and fast moving news, sports and feature photography in the advertising, commercial and editorial markets.
After stints at The Topeka Capital Journal and The Denver Post, he has been affiliated with Sports Illustrated magazine for over 20 years. He has covered major sports events, such as the World Series and the Olympics, and his work has been featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated over 70 times. Damian’s work has received numerous awards and is exhibited at the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Damian is a member of the exclusive Canon “Explorers of Light” program, a group of 50 of the world’s most influential photographers, and is a frequent speaker at education events. A March for Honor chronicling small town Indiana High School basketball was photographed by Damian and written by Sports Illustrated Senior Writer Alexander Wolff.
Damian grew up in Axtell, Kansas and graduated from Washburn University (Topeka, KS). He is married to Joanne Rathe who is a photographer at The Boston Globe. They reside in the greater Boston area.
This meeting is free and open to the public. A meeting link will be sent to the BCA member email list. Non-members wishing to attend Damian’s presentation as Guests should use the Contact Form on bcaphoto.org; select Guest Attendee under Inquiry Type. Guests are welcome to attend two meetings, and then should join the Group if they would like to continue.
This program is supported in part through a grant from the Bedford Cultural Council, a local agency, which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
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