Internationally lauded as one of the leading photographers of her generation, Joyce Tenneson’s work has been published in books and major magazines, and exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide. Her portraits have appeared on covers for magazines such as: Time, Life, Newsweek, Premiere, Esquire and The New York Times Magazine.

Vicki Goldberg, critic and author, writes of Tenneson: “Tenneson possesses a unique vision which makes her photographs immediately recognizable. She creates enigmatic and sensuous images that are timeless and haunting….The images are deeply affecting, often evoking forgotten memories.”

Behind the scenes with Joyce Tenneson

Tenneson is the author of sixteen books including the best seller, Wise Women, which was featured in a six-part Today Show series. She is the recipient of many awards, including Fine Art Photographer of the Year in 2005 (Lucie Awards), and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Professional Photographers of America in 2012. In a poll conducted by American Photo Magazine, readers voted Tenneson among the ten most influential women in the history of photography.


Behind the scenes with Joyce Tenneson
What Joyce’s students have said:

“Joyce Tenneson has given her students her care, concern, and generous warmth and her brilliance.”
– Hugh Chatfield, New York, NY

“Joyce’s inner soul was incredible and admirable.”
– Lisa Deutsch, Malibu, CA

“Joyce is an exceptional teacher!”

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