Frank Day

Frank Hallam Day has been active as a fine art photographer in Washington DC for many years. He has taught photography at Photoworks, at the Washington Center for Photography, and at the Smithsonian Institution. His work is in numerous museum and private collections in the United States and abroad, including the State Museum of Berlin, the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Portland Art Museum, the San Diego Museum of Photographic Arts and the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and his work has been selected for the Print Collectors Program at the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego. His work has been in selected for the Art in Embassies program for the American Embassies in Warsaw, Athens, Khartoum and Addis Ababa. His recent photographic interests include an extensive body of work on the erasure of personal and social memory in East Berlin, and an even larger body of work on the many ramifications of globalization for African identity. He was a winner of the prestigious Bader Prize in 2006, and was a finalist for the Sondheim Prize in 2007, and has received several grants from the District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities. He was invited to be the Artist in Residence at Acadia National Park in 2007, and was U.S. Cultural Envoy to Ethiopia, where he mounted several exhibitions and taught workshops, for the U.S. State Department in 2008. He has juried and curated numerous photography shows and competitions in the Washington area. He also writes on photography for Photo Review.

Image Courtesy of Addison Ripley; by Frank Hallam Day