Ken Bloom’s Tweevening

Ken Bloom packed the Tweed for a “Tweevening.”  Ken is a photographer who directs and occasionally curates shows, and as he retires, the Tweed is celebrating his medium.

“Space: Time and Place” is an exhibition of photographs selected from the Tweed collection which demonstrate ways photographers represent space and how such compositions influence the viewer to become invested in and moved by the image. The photograph can be an abstraction of the spatial dimension of time and place. 

Ken will retire in June, but his effect on the arts community as an advocate and, through the Tweed, as a patron have been immeasurable.

[Photos by Zomi Bloom.]

From Ken’s Bio

Ken Bloom is the Director of the Tweed Museum of Art. Ken Bloom’s work in photography has taken him to Japan, Bali, Greece and culturally dynamic areas of the U.S., including the Carolinas, West Texas, Eastern Pennsylvania, New England and Colorado. Introduced to photography at an early age, Bloom has been practicing for over 40 years.

Before formalizing his education in photography with a graduate degree from the New York University / International Center of Photography Program (1985), Bloom had been a student of history, biology, anthropology and Japanese Studies; all fields that have contributed to the making of social documentary photographs.

Bloom served as Executive Director several art institutions across the US, and has been the Director of the Tweed Museum of Art, on the campus of the University of Minnesota Duluth since 2004.

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