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​​J. Fredric May  B; 1959   Media, PA - United States - Artist / Documentarian / Filmmaker
Brooks Institute - Bachelor of Science Degree – Commercial / Color Technology Minor
Eddie Adams Workshop 1989 - Gray Team - Peter Howe- Team Leader

Solo Exhibits
2018 Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR
2018 USC Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
2017 Gray Matters, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA

Group Exhibits
2018 LensCulture Emerging Talent Group Show, Klompching Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2017 Third Annual The Creative Portrait, Los Angeles Center of Photography, Los Angeles, CA
2017 Fresh 2017 Summer Show, Klompching Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2016 Second Annual Group Show, Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Dr. Ali Khoynezhad, MD, PhD
Dr. Shlee Song MD, PhD

Talks | Panels
2018 Blue Sky Gallery, Artist Talk, Portland, OR
2018 Portland Museum of Art, Lunch Time Lecture, Portland OR
2018 USC Keck School of Medicine, Neurology, Los Angeles, CA
2017 Seeing and the Visual Voice: Intersections of Neuroscience and Photography, Belmont, MA

Criticism | Reviews
2017 The Boston Globe  “Six Photographers Examine Identity…”
2017 Foto Relevance   “Image Roots & Visual Stories”

2017 LensCulture Emerging Talent Top 50 and Juror Award by Debra Klompching
2017 Critical Mass - Awarded Top 50 and Solo Show Award Winner

Industrial Filmmaker
Penny Jar Pictures LLC   –  Co-Founder  
Getty Contributor

Staff Photojournalist
The Telegram Tribune - SLO  1987-1990
Santa Maria Times   1991 - 1998
Santa Barbara News Press   1998 -2001

Freelance Photojournalist
Associated Press
Los Angeles Times
New York Times
Time Magazine
The Ventura Star
National Enquirer
Contra Costa Times
San Francisco Chronicle
San Jose Mercury News