Alan Strassman is a fine art photographer.
Like renowned photographer William Eggleston, Alan was
born in 1939 and, like Eggleston, he took his first photographs
with a Brownie Hawkeye ten years later. A serious amateur since high school,
it is only in the past decadethat he has exhibited and sold his work. Recent exhibition
venues include group shows at the Danforth Museum, the Attleboro Museum,
the Griffin Museum, Cambridge Art Association, and a one-person exhibits
at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and at Weston, Acton and Newton Libraries.
His publications include "Signs of Life", a brief illustrated history of photography and
"New England Mill Towns", contemporary images from the birth place of the industrial revolution in America.
Alan has studied art history, drawing, sculpture, ceramics and photography
at Princeton, Westchester Art Workshop, School of the Museum of Fine Arts,
Boston [SMFA], the Maine Media Workshops, Griffin Museum and the
Photographic Resource Center [PRC] at Boston University. He is also a
graduate of the Harvard Business School, President Emeritus of the
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Chairman Emeritus of the School of the
Museum of Fine Arts.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.