Photographer of Holocaust Survivors Visits Clarion as Part of Seifert Series

ShifrenCLARION, Pa. (EYT) – Lisa Shifren, a photographer living in Baltimore, will present “Photographic Portraits: The Holocaust Survivors of Baltimore,” a discussion of her work with Holocaust survivors, at 7 p.m. April 20 in Hart Chapel.

Her presentation is free and open to the public.

Shifren has been taking photographs for more than 25 years. In addition to her photography, she has been an advocate for Holocaust survivors.

She has worked for Jewish organizations in the Baltimore area and is currently associated with Jewish Community Services of Baltimore.

She has been invited to exhibit her work at The Rosenberg Gallery at Goucher College, The Baltimore City Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) Commemoration, The Social Security Administration, The Reeves Gallery, Roland Park Country School, The Norman and Sara Brown Art Gallery, the Maryland Institute College of Art, Amalie Rothschild Gallery, Creative Alliance Main Gallery, Load of Fun Studios, Herring Run Artists’ Network, School 33’s Open Studio Tour, and The Center for Art and Visual Culture in Baltimore.

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Shifren’s work has been featured in The Baltimore Museum of Art Print, Drawing and Photographic Society’s Newsletter, the Baltimore Jewish Times, Jewish Women International Magazine and on WYPR’s Maryland Morning.

Her presentation, supported by the Office of Social Equity, is part of this year’s Mary L. Seifert Cultural Series “Beauty Matters.”

The Mary L. Seifert Cultural Series Endowment of the Clarion University Foundation, Inc., was established to provide the Clarion University community with cultural experiences that inspire learning through thoughtful discussions.


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