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Jeffrey C. Henson Scales Edit Profile

Photo editor , photographer

Jeffrey C. Henson Scales, American photographer, photo editor. Mid-Adlantic Arts Organization photographer's fellow, 1991, New York Foundation for Arts fellow, 1996; recipient Dorothea Lange/Paul Taylor award for collaborative projects Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University, 1991; W. Eugene Smith grantee in humanistic photography International Center Photography, 1991.

Background

Scales, Jeffrey C. Henson was born on July 18, 1954 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Emmett Thomas and Barbara Jean Scales.

Education

Student, Art Institute San Francisco, 1975.

Career

Road manager Minnie Riperton, Los Angeles, 1975-1977. Freelance commercial photographer, 1977-1984. Photo editor Los Angeles Weekly, 1978-1979, New York Times, since 1998.

Commercial photographer Henson Scales Productions, New York City, 1984-1998. Staff photographer Black Panthers, Oakland, California, 1968-1970.

Works

Membership

Founding member Committee for Rational African Americans Against the Parade, New York City, 1995, African Americans Against Violence, New York City, 1995. Member Communications Workers American, Newspaper Guild New York.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Lighting design, audio, speaker building, guitar.

Connections

Married Meg D. Henson, December 16, 1985. 1 child, Coco Henson.

father:
Emmett Thomas

mother:
Barbara Jean Scales

spouse:
Meg D. Henson

child:
Coco Henson Scales