CV

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KENNETH WAJDA
(b. 1964, USA)
Currently works in Los Angeles, California & Boulder, Colorado.

In addition to commercial photography, Kenneth is a fine art photographer creating documentary photo projects and stories for gallery shows, online publishing and book projects.  His photographs have been published on book covers, web sites, magazines, and collected by private and corporate art collectors.

Education
1985-86 – Studied with Thierry Pathé, New York University, New York NY

Exhibitions
2019 – Group Exhibition, Lucie Foundation Analog Portrait Project, Los Angeles CA
2019 – Group Exhibition, The Big Picture, Month of Photography, Denver CO
2019 – Solo Exhibition, Boulder Parks ’18, North Boulder Recreation Center, Boulder CO
2019 – Solo Exhibition, The Wise Photo Project, Longmont Senior Center, Longmont CO
2018 – Solo Exhibition, Boulder Parks ’18, Amante Coffee, Boulder CO
2018 – Group Exhibition – Gala Celebration, Fine Art Center, Colorado Springs, CO
2018 – Solo Exhibition, Boulder Parks ’18, East Boulder Community Center, Boulder CO
2017 – Group Exhibition, Professional/Commercial, Lyons Town Hall, Lyons CO
2016 – Solo Exhibition, Music Town, Gatherings of a Lifetime, Lyons CO
2014 – Solo Exhibition, The Flood of 2013, Lyons Town Hall, Lyons CO

Books
2018 – Roy Stryker, a U.S. Documentary Photography Project
2017 – Life in the Street: Colorado Faces
2017The Lennard Family: Thanksgiving Blessings
2014 – I Am Lyons Colorado
2013 – Lyons: Flood of 2013 – A Town Becomes a Family

Collections
Corporate collection, The Cable Center, Denver CO
Corporate collection, American Cable Association, Pittsburgh PA
Private collection, Broomfield CO
Private collection, Neshaminy PA

Projects
2019 – “Diptychs” – Paired Fine Art Life Studies
2018 – “Titans of Colorado” – Portrait Documentary
2018  – “What Are You Famous For?” – Social Documentary
2017 – Roy Stryker, Introducing America to Americans” – Documentary
2016 – “The Wise Photo Project” – Portrait Documentary
2016 – “Słodki Ziemniak, Kuszący” – Private Commission
2010 – “Colorado Faces” – Urban Life Documentary

Writings/Publishing
2019 – “Family Portraits to Live With” – Analog Cafe
2017 – “National Photography Project Seeks to Show Americans America” – Boulder Weekly
2017 –  “Colorado photographer’s Project Focuses on Ordinary America” – Colorado Springs Gazette
2016-present – “6×6 Portraits” – Essays on Photography

Professional Experience
2014-Present – Fine Art Photographer, Boulder CO
2001-Present – Editorial, Commercial, Advertising Photographer, Boulder/Denver CO
1987-2001 – Staff Photographer, The Times of Trenton, Trenton NJ

Teaching Experience
2014-2017 – Photography Instructor, Lyons Photography Art Center, Lyons CO
2001-2017 – Nature Wildlife Photo Workshop, Estes Park, CO and Westcliffe CO
1984-1986 – Continuing Education, Basic Photography Techniques, Bensalem High School, Bensalem, PA

Speaking Engagements
2012-PresentKenneth Wajda’s Inspiring Photo Talks, YouTube
2018 – St. Vrain Photographic Society, Urban Documentary Photography, Longmont CO
2017 – Frasier Meadows, Urban Documentary Photography, Boulder CO

Judging Experiences
2018 – Minnesota Newspaper Association, Better Newspaper Contest, Minneapolis MN
2018 – St. Vrain Photographic Society, Longmont CO
2017 – Boulder County Fair Photography Exhibit, Boulder CO

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