Louis Grenier, Photographer, Video Artist, and Emmy® Award winner, has created a striking series of photographs and videos. Comical, bold, and profoundly peculiar. They consist of visual chronicles, psychiatric explorations, and wide-ranging philosophical investigations. His work has been shown extensively in the US and Europe at venues including museums, galleries, universities, festivals, night clubs, and television.
Exhibitions include: Corcoran Gallery of Art, Wash. DC; New York Film Festival- Lincoln Center; Anthology Film Archives; The New Museum; The Knitting Factory; The Mudd Club; Dixon Place; CBS Cable TV; The Kitchen; P.S. 1, Long Island City, NY; Manhattan Neighborhood Network; World's Fair 1984, New Orleans. For ABC, INC. he wrote, produced, and directed Meredith Vieira in "The Scholastic Video."
Awards include: Emmy® Award- ABC 2000 "Millennium Special," Editing. Newsweek-Bolex recognition of cinema skills, National Affairs category, Judge Albert Maysles; CAPS Video Grant, NY State Council on the Arts; Collections Include: MIT List Visual Arts Center.
He received his Bachelor degree in Cinema and Photography from Southern Illinois University, attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, taught at The Fashion Institute of Technology, and was Director of Special Projects at The Center for the Media Arts.