Turning A Year Older: Happy Birthday, Mr. Terner

Submitted by Admin on Mon, 05/27/2013 - 21:10

Ron Terner attended DeWitt Clinton, H.S. Lehman College, Germaine School for Photography and has been practicing his trade on City Island for over 35 years.

Master photographer Ron Terner is one of the greatest practitioners of the camera we know.

Terner works as both a commercial and fine art photographer and has been doing so for over 43 years. He has had many exhibitions in the United States as well as in Latvia, France, Mexico, Norway and Russia. He has lectured throughout the U.S. on his own technique of photo chemical painting he terms the “PhotoTern.” An article on his process appeared in the July/August 1986 issue of Darkroom Photography Magazine.

Nudes 1975–1985 and Nudes 1986–1991 are two of Ron's published books. His art was included in the Book Eros, published by Stewart, Tabori & Chang. Ron's photographs can be found in the permanent collections of The Biblioteque Nationale, Paris, France; The Fotofactory, Oslo, Norway; Idaho State University; Savannah College of Art & Design, Georgia; and is held in numerous international private collections.

Ron Terner teaches photography. photographic techniques and software at his own Focal Point Gallery on New York's City Island, at 321 City Island Avenue ,where he lives with his family.

If you are an artist and would like to take part in exhibiting your work we have an opening every first Friday of the month. Please call, 718-885-1403 to make an appointment to bring in your art work. All work has to be framed and ready to hang. There is a $20.00 hanging fee for each framed piece and a 30% commission taken from the asking price.


Happy 64th Birthday, Ron: