With 33 years of experience photographing the human landscape, Denise Keim is a photographer and an educator. Her vision has led her to work in design, corporate, editorial and academic arenas. Her work has been published in a number of books and periodicals, notably Illinois 24/7 and The Los Angeles Times Magazine, and has been exhibited in the United States and internationally, including the Union of Polish Photographers Gallery in Krakow, Poland, Blue Sky Gallery in Portland, Oregon and The 4th Street Photo Gallery in New York City. She continues to be inspired as a street photographer and is devoted to the magic of the darkroom.
Keim’s educational background includes a BA from the University of Dayton, an MFA from Pennsylvania State University, and an internship with Mary Ellen Mark in New York City. She is Fulbright Scholar, which enabled her to live and photograph throughout Poland in 1994 and 1995. She worked as a freelance photographer for major publications in New York City and Chicago. Her personal work has taken her around the world.
Denise is an adjunct professor at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania teaching traditional and digital photography and teaching workshops at the Erie Art Museum.