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educator , photographer

Elaine Mayes, American photographer, educator. National Endowment for the Arts fellow, 1971, 78, 78-79; New York Creative Arts Public Service fellow, 1983. Member Society for Photographic Education.

Background

Mayes, Elaine was born on October 1, 1938 in Berkeley, California, United States. Daughter of Don Cooper and Helen Theresa (Sweet) Mayes.

Education

Bachelor, Stanford (California) University, 1958. Postgraduate, San Francisco Art Institute, 1961.

Career

Freelance photographer, San Francisco, 1961-1968. Assistant professor University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1968-1970. Associate professor Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1971-1981, Bard College, Annandale, New York, 1982-1984, New York University, New York City, since 1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Photographer, editor: When I Dance, 1967. Author, photographer: chapter Darkroom, 1977. Photographer 50 Years of Color Photography, 1986, San Francisco Viewed, 1987.

Membership

Member Society for Photographic Education.

Connections

Married Bill Arnold (divorced).

father:
Don Cooper Mayes

mother:
Helen Theresa (Sweet) Mayes

spouse:
Bill Arnold