From studying fine art black-white photography with Minor White at M.I.T. to realizing a successful internationally career in Asia and Latin America. From lugging large format cameras up the Andes to shooting corporate Investment guides around Asia; to being the first American artist invited to exhibit in Hanoi since the American-Vietnam war; and having work purchased as Public Art by the State of New Mexico, Shari’s resume reflects her life as a global photographer.
Shari Kessler runs her studio, Head Shots in Santa Fe, NM. She is also Associate Professor of Media Studies at The New School, NYC, where she developed and teaches three on-line courses: Projects in Visual Storytelling; Visual Media--Grammar, Semantics, Syntax; and Global Lens - World Photography & Film.
Clients include National Geographic Society, Smithsonian Institution, The World Bank, Thai Airways, BBC, London Times, McGraw-Hill Publishers, Citibank, International Folk Art Museum, Santa Fe, NM.