Penny Wolin

Graduate Graphic Design / Graphic Design


Penny Wolin the author of two seminal documentary books on American Jewish culture. She is the recipient of two grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and one from the National Endowment for the Arts. She has exhibited solo at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Her work is held in such institutions as the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the New York Public Library, the Santa Barbara Art Museum and the Layton Collection at the Milwaukee Art Museum. She received her undergraduate degree from ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, studied visual anthropology in the graduate program at the University of California, Los Angeles, and was awarded a directing fellowship to the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. She has worked in commercial, editorial and documentary photography since her youth and began writing with her photographs early in her career. She has come full circle and once again, lives in Los Angeles. She accepts private commissions and uses her film and photography background to teach visual literacy at advertising agencies and ArtCenter's Graphic Design Department. 


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