John Pinderhughes has been a working photographer for over 45 years. He has worked as a commercial photographer in New York City for more than 40 years, operating his own full-service studio during that time. Meanwhile, his fine art photography - known for exploring variations in pattern, texture, light and line - has been widely exhibited and is represented in major collections, including The Picker Art Gallery / Colgate University, The Museum Of Modern Art, The Studio Museum In Harlem, and The Detroit Institute of Arts.
Pinderhughes’ talent and reputation for excellence have been recognized with many awards; including awards from The Art Director’s Club, Design competitions, The Clio Awards, The CEBA Awards, magazine competitions and others. Pinderhughes has been the recipient of numerous grants including most recently The Katrina Media Fellowship from the Open Society Institute, where he worked in post Katrina Louisiana.
He has also been featured in numerous publications, and is the author of a cookbook, “Family OF The Spirit” (Simon & Schuster, 1990) and four children’s books (McClanahan, 1999).
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