Alan’s fine art photography publishing projects have been successful as wall decor, calendars, books and cards in retail stores. In addition, his hand crafted black and white and sepia fine art prints are sought after by collectors and featured in exhibitions in Museums and Galleries. He has had numerous solo and group exhibitions over the past 20 years, including a 120 print retrospective. Internationally, Alan is currently working on several new release projects with publishers from Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, France and Japan featuring his fine art photography imagery. Spanning globally has provided him with a diverse client base, exposing his photographic imagery to new appreciative audiences in many different cultures.
Alan holds a BFA from the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York and an MFA degree from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, where he has lectured on photography for 20 years. He also has taught photography classes at the University of San Francisco and City College of San Francisco, California.
In addition a 2012 release, “Italia”, a 54-page photographic agenda book chronicles Alan’s recent Italian photographic journeys from the past five years. Alan has also lectured on “Photographing in European Parks and Gardens” at the Common Wealth Club in San Francisco. He has taught photography classes on the following topic’s: B/W photography, studio and location lighting, antique photography processes and has lectured on a wide variety of specialized topics at photography workshops in the USA and abroad. Some of Alan’s photography projects from the last decade have won awards from: The Western Art Directors Club, The American Advertising Awards, American Graphic Design Awards, How Magazine’s Self-Promotion Award, and Print Magazine’s Art and Design Annual and Creativity 33.