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Mary Jane Bent, American Photographer. Board of directors Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, since 1992; secretary Photoimagers Guild, Pittsburgh, 1984-1987.

Background

Bent, Mary Jane was born on January 12, 1945 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of William Edward and Jean Louise (Moore) Fowler.

Education

Bachelor, Mount Holyoke College, 1966. Women-in-science certified, Chatham College, 1983.

Career

Research associate, Yale University, New Haven, 1966-1968;research assistant College Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York City, 1968-1972;instructor in photography, Pittsburgh Center for Arts, 1980-1989;staff photographer, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1983-1989;senior photographer, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1989-1994;director photography, Allegheny Health, Edition and Research Foundation, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, since 1994. Part-time photographer Allegheny General Hospital, 1980-1983.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Coordinator, editor: Portrait of an Urban Medical Center, 1991 (Addy award 1992, PRA Print Magazine award 1992). Contributor numerous photographs to professional publications.

Membership

Board of directors Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, since 1992. Secretary Photoimagers Guild, Pittsburgh, 1984-1987.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, gardening, reading.

Connections

Married George Bent, August 20, 1966 (divorced March 1988). Children: Colin William, Geoffrey Fowler.

father:
William Edward Fowler

mother:
Jean Louise (Moore) Fowler

spouse:
George Bent

children:
Colin William Bent

Geoffrey Fowler Bent