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Jacqueline L. Patten-Van Sertima Edit Profile

photographer , Academic program director

Jacqueline L. Patten-Van Sertima, American Academic program director, photographer ( edn.art: visiting)academic program director, photographer. Recipient Lincoln Center photography award Womanart Galleries, 1980; 1st prize award Mademoiselle's 14th Annual Photography Competition, 1980; internationally known for hand-painted photography and its significant contribution to social awareness.

Background

Sertima, Jacqueline L. Patten-Van was born on January 6, 1948 in New York City. Daughter of Bernard Philip and Sarah Elizabeth (Gay) P.

Education

Stepchildren: Michael E. and Lawrence J. Van Sertima. Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Sociology, Hunter College, 1980, Master of Science in Education, 1982.

Career

Assistant theatre and dance photographer for Max Waldman, New York City, 1978-1980. Free lance photographer and consultant, New York City, 1976^. Art director, cover designer Journal African Civilizations, New Brunswick, New Jersey, also established audio division, Legacies, Inc., producer companion audio cassettes to vols., 1981^.

Director job location and development Long Island U., Brooklyn, 1983-1985, dir career services 1985-1987. Photographic exhbns. include Museum City New York, 1976, Columbia University, 1979, Lincoln Center, 1980, Black Artists in American, 1980, National Urban League, 1980, New York University, 1981, Hunter College, 1981.

Achievements

  • Achievements include internationally known for hand-painted photography and its significant contribution to social awareness.

Membership

Member of American Society Media Photographers, Photograph Society America, Collective Black Photographers.

Connections

Married Ivan Van Sertima. Children: LaCheun LaVette, LaSarah Renatastepchildren: Michael E., Lawrence J. Van Sertima.

father:
Bernard Philip P.

mother:
Sarah Elizabeth (Gay) P.

spouse:
Ivan Van Sertima

children:
LaCheun LaVette Sertima

LaSarah Renatastepchildren: Michael E. Sertima

Lawrence J. Van Sertima