Arnold Kramer

Arnold Kramer | American, 1944 - 2017

-Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts 1944.
-Received undergraduate and graduate degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1966 and 1968.
-Studied photography with Minor White in Arlington, Massachusetts 1967 to 1972.
-Received individual grants from the National Endowment for the Arts in 1975 and 1979 and from the Creative and Performing Arts Board Grants at the University of Maryland in 1972 and 1977.

Individual Exhibitions

• Phillips Collection, Washington DC 1974
• “Arnold Kramer/ Interior Views,” The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978 (catalogue)
• PS1 ( Institute for Art and Urban Resources), Long Island City, New York 1979
• “Eleven Pictures of this Time,” Sander Gallery, New York, 1981 (portfolio published)
• 20th Century Portraits, Sander Gallery, New York 1985
• “Jerusalem”, Tartt Gallery, Washington DC 1988
• portraits of survivors of the Holocaust (large scale projections of onto the exterior walls of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC) 2007

Group Exhibitions

• “Octave of Prayer,” MIT, 1972 (catalogue)
• “Celebrations,” MIT, 1974
• “Pictures: Photographs,” Castelli Gallery, New York 1979
• Ikona Photo Gallery, Venice, Italy, "Arnold Kramer, Joan Salinger, Rosalind Solomon" 1980
• “Exposed and Developed,” National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C., 1984 (catalogue)
• “Portrait: Faces of the 80s” the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond 1987
• “Terra Sancta” Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC (catalog) 1990
• “The Deep Element: Photography at the Beach,” Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC 2012

-1970 to 1981 - lecturer in still photography at the School of Architecture, University of, Maryland
-1981 to 1987 - commercial and architectural photographer in Washington DC
-1987 to present - staff of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum as photographer, head of the Information Technology office, and senior advisor for institutional projects