Portraiture Workshop at Naulakha 

Sunday to Monday, October 15 to 16, 2017
Naulakha (Rudyard Kipling House)
707 Kipling Road
Dummerston, Vermont 05301

To conclude the 2017 Brattleboro Literary Festival, Beowulf Sheehan conducts a portraiture photography workshop at Naulakha,  the home and eleven-acre estate where Rudyard Kipling wrote The Jungle Book. Learn both creative and technical approaches to studio and location portraiture. (Past workshop photographs by Julian Hom.)  Spots are still available, so click here to learn more.


Art After Trump:  A Response and a Gathering

6:00PM to midnight, Thursday, December 15, 2016, free

Housing Works Bookstore Café, 126 Crosby Street, New York

Beowulf Sheehan and Rebecca Donner join 100+ artists in responding to the reality of the US and its uncertain future.

Fair Dancin' Mad:  A Scottish Town's Ten-Year Fight with Donald Trump

October 24 to November 11, 2016
Reception 6:00PM to 8:00PM Monday, October 24

The Center for Fiction
17 East 47th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10017

The Center for Fiction presents an exhibition of portraits of and interviews with Scots who have defied Donald Trump's efforts to seize their land for the last decade.  Essay by Rebecca Donner.

Permanent installation of work from Re/union: Pina Bausch’s Kontakthof in New York at 30

Private reception 4:00PM Thursday, September 29, 2016

Consulate General of Germany
871 United Nations Plaza
New York, New York 10017

Twelve select prints from the 2015 exhibition Re/union: Pina Bausch’s Kontakthof in New York at 30 will be permanently installed on the 15th floor of the Consulate General of Germany.   Thank you to the academic and cultural representatives of the consulate for this tremendous honor. 

Seeing There: The Intersection of Visual and Literary 

AWP Conference panel discussion

4:30PM Friday, April 1, 2016
Los Angeles Convention Center
Meeting Room Level, Room 511

Paul Morris of PEN America presents Beowulf Sheehan's photography for the 2016 AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Professionals) Conference panel discussion Seeing There:  The Intersection of Visual and Literary Art with Kristen Radtke, Jeff Sharlet, Tim Taranto, and Nomi Victor.

Photography presentation and talk

6:30PM Thursday, October 29, 2015
Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts
Gallatin School, New York University
1 Washington Place
New York, New York 10003

New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study presents Beowulf Sheehan for a slideshow and talk about his journey and photography. Reception to follow. Free admission and open to all. Thanks to the Gallatin Alumni Arts & Society for its generous sponsorship of this event.

Photography presentation and talk

5:30PM Saturday, October 3, 2015
118 Elliot
118 Elliot Street
Brattleboro, Vermont 05301

As part of the 2015 Brattleboro Literary Festival, Beowulf Sheehan shares a slide show and talk of his work with writers such as Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Jonathan Franzen, Cormac McCarthy, Salman Rushdie, and Donna Tartt. Free admission and open to all.

Re/union: Pina Bausch’s Kontakthof in New York at 30

August 27 to September 18, 2015
Reception 6:00PM Thursday, September 10

Consulate General of Germany
871 United Nations Plaza
(First Avenue at 49th Street)
New York, New York 10017

Re/union: Pina Bausch’s Kontakthof in New York at 30 presents 25 oversized prints from the choreographer's masterpiece performed thirty years after its American debut at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Beowulf Sheehan thanks BAM and the Consulate General of Germany for their generous support.  Proceeds from prints sold support the Pina Bausch Foundation.

Photography presentation and talk

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
4:00PM to 5:30PM (for students)
6:00PM to 7:30PM (open to all) 
Adorama Camera
42 West 18th Street
New York, New York 

Adorama Camera welcomes Beowulf Sheehan for two talks on his career journey, education, work, and his approach to portraiture.

AWP photography presentation and talk

3:00PM to 4:00PM Friday, April 10, 2015
Lillibridge Hall
Historic Wesley Center
101 East Grand Street
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

On the occasion of the 2015 Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference, Beowulf Sheehan presents a survey of his work with writers. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Paul Auster, Walter Kirn, Cormac McCarthy, Salman Rushdie, and Donna Tartt are among the literary luminaries he has photographed. We love to imagine the characters in the books we read - and this slideshow is the chance to see many of the faces behind those who create them for us.

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