ARTalk in Ridgefield with Photographer Joe McNally: The Light and the Life

Joe McNally is giving a talk at the Ridgefield Library on Sunday, March 12, 2017 from 2 pm - 3:30 pm in the Main Program Room. It is asked that interested parties register for this free program here

The Ridgefield Library is located at 472 Main St., Ridgefield, CT. 

From their public materials: "Joe McNally is an internationally acclaimed photographer whose career has spanned more than 35 years. Mc Nally's expansive career has included being a contributor to National Geographic; a contract photographer for Sports Illustrated; as well as shooting cover stories for Time, Newsweek, Fortune, and The New York Times Sunday Magazine. His prints are in numerous collections including the National Portrait Gallery of the United States and the September 11 Memorial and Museum.  

McNally's most well-known series is  Faces of Ground Zero - Portraits of the Heroes of September 11th, a collection of 246 Giant Polaroid portraits shot near Ground Zero in a three-week period shortly after 9/11. A large group of these historic photos were exhibited in seven cities in 2002, and seen by almost a million people. Sales of the exhibit book helped raise over $2 million for the 9/11-relief effort.

McNally has authored several noteworthy books on photography and has amassed an impressive commercial and advertising client list ranging from FedEx to the American Ballet Theater.

A sought-after workshop instructor and lecturer, he has taught at the Santa Fe Photographic Workshop, the Eddie Adams Workshop, the National Geographic Society, Smithsonian Institution, and the Annenberg Space for Photography, Rochester Institute of Technology, the Disney Institute, and the U.S. Department of Defense."