Jerry Berndt grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His photographs appear
in major magazines in Europe and the United States. He has received
three Massachusetts Foundation Fellowships, a National Endowment for
the Arts Visual Arts Fellowship in 1987, and three Massachusetts
Arts and Humanities Grants to complete photographic projects. He has
taught photography at the Art Institute of Boston and University of
His photgraphs are included in the permanent collections of the
Museum of Modern Art,New York City; The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston;
The Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA; The Muserum of Fine
Art, Houston, Texas; International Center of Photography, New York
City; FNAC Galleries Photo, Paris, France; the Bibliotheque National,
An Exhibition of his photographs concerning the religious and
political life of Los Angeles called "The Politics of the Spirit"
will open at the Los Angeles Public Library on April 6, 1997.
He currently lives and works in Boston, Massachusetts.
I work with 2 Leica rangefinders, and a bunch of old Olympus cameras.
The film is Kodak Tri-X, or P-3200. Work prints made on Ilford
Multigrade Deluxe, pearl finish. . .exhibition prints made on
Multigrade Ilford paper, gloss finish.