John Bennett

John-Mug The work of John Bennett
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Position/Title:
Photography Adjunct

Contact Information
Email: jbennett@georgefox.edu

What do you do at Fox?
Teach the inner and outer workings of the art, history and science of the image making process. I push students to not just look, but to see. See the Light.

When did you start working at Fox?
2004

Education/Experience:
Art studies (CA, TN); Photo degree (NYI); Professional photographer since 1985. Owned two commercial studios in CA; Taught photo (LA Adult Education, LA Learning Tree University); Currently a full-time commercial photographer and photo consultant as well as photo educator.

What is something you’d like to do in the future?
Teach photography full-time. Another, cross-country motorcycle trip/photo safari. Live on a sailboat with my adventuresome wife.

What is something you’re grateful for, appreciate, encouraged by, or excited about?
Grateful for: Salvation, a wonderful wife and 4 amazing daughters.
Appreciate: Friends and the art faculty.
Encouraged by and excited about: Students with a desire to learn.

Personal notes:
I am a Gentleman Farmer (10 sheep, 10 chickens, one llama); I collect and shoot with vintage cameras.

What kind of art do you do?
Photography, of the old and new processes.