Joyce Tenneson

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Documentary filmmaker Dale Schierholt is working on a new film with acclaimed and celebrated Photographer, Joyce Tenneson. Internationally lauded as one of the leading photographers of her generation, Joyce Tenneson’s work has been published in books and major magazines, and exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide. Her portraits have appeared on covers for magazines such as: Time, Life, Newsweek, Premiere, Esquire and The New York Times Magazine.


Tenneson is the author of sixteen books including the best seller, Wise Women


The Film will offer viewers an intimate visit with the artist as she talks about her life and the inspirations behind her work and takes us inside her personal archives and studio.

Be a part of this film

Make a contribution to the film’s production


Individuals that make a tax-deductible financial contribution will be acknowledged in the film’s closing credits and will be invited to screenings and receptions with the artist and filmmaker. Those who contribute at special levels may be acknowledged at the beginning of the film as a “Major Donor” and receive special benefits.

Contributions to this project are tax-deductible and should be made payable to: Farnsworth Art Museum please make sure Joyce Tenneson Film is written on your check’s memo line.


Checks should be sent to:

Farnsworth Art Museum

16 Museum Street

Rockland, ME 04841


For more information on making a financial contribution and becoming part of this film contact Dale Schierholt at daleschierholt@gmail.com or call 609.462.8827.


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