Gerald Janssen




1958                          American: Born in Buffalo, New York

1974-75                     First darkroom experience; art and

                                  “industrial” classes in photography,

                                  Photographs in yearbook

                                  Photographs and Paintings exhibited in

                                  High School Library

1977-1983                Photographer in United States Air Force

                                  USAF photography school; Denver, CO

                                  USAF Advanced photojournalism school

                                  USAF Color Processes School

1978                          Awards of First, Second, and Third place in MacDill Air Force Base photography contest

1980                          Award of First Place: Black & White Experimental category: USAF Worldwide Photography competition, 

1984-1985                 Private Studies: Method Acting/Improvisation studies with Kell Winsey; Tampa, FL

1985                          Broadcast Tampa Cable Public Access: improvisational Performance piece: “Electronic Jabberwocky” 

1987                          Graduated with BA in Fine Art: University of South Florida

1990                          Moved to New York City as advertising photographer

1992                          Manhattan Neighborhood Network: “Electronic Jabberwocky” Broadcast  Manhattan Cable TV, NYC

1993                          HB Studios, NY: Scene Studies (acting) with Michael Becket

1994                          Artist in Residence: Cupola of Sohmer Building

                                  At 170 Fifth Avenue, NYC under auspices of Zintzmeyer and Lux

1998                          Artist Certification: Department of Cultural Affairs, NYC


                                 Recent Work


  2017-2019             Screen Actors Guild

                                Casting in various film and television productions:


                                The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel


                                The Irishman

                                The Post


                                Film Festivals


2015                       “Aleatories From An Echo”, Experimental short film.

                                Film Festival screenings:

                                Blow-Up Chicago International Arthouse Film Festival

                                Buffalo International Film Festival


                                Solo Exhibitions


2012                       “Recent Work”

                                Art By The Arch, Brooklyn, New York

2011                       “Gerald Janssen”

                                Colorida Art Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal

2003                       “The Mythic Mind”,

                                 Universal Concepts Unlimited Gallery, Chelsea, NYC

 2000                       “Botanical Studies”;

                                 Exhibition Space at Givaudan Corporation,Teaneck, NJ

1996                        “Photographic Works”: Exhibition from Artist in Residency

                                  Broome Street Studio Space, SoHo, NYC

 1986                        “Brought To Light”,

                                  Centre Gallery, University of South Florida, Tampa

1985                          “Untitled Solo Show”

                                  Tampa Cable TV Offices, Tampa, FL


                                  Group Exhibitions


2009                         “Summer Group Show”

                                  Gallery Gora, Montreal, Canada

2006                          “Square Foot Show”

                                   Art Gotham, New York

 2002                         “Here is New York: A Democracy of Photographs”

                                   International Center of Photography, New York

                                   Exhibition Schedule:

                                   Washington D.C., Louisville, KY,  Troy, NY, Houston, TX,

                                   Marietta OH, San Diego, CA , Tampa, FL, Chicago, IL, 

                                   Boca Raton, FL,   Pomona, NJ

                                   Berlin, Stuttgart, Zurich, Dublin, Dresden, Dusseldorf,

                                   London, Tokyo, Paris

2001                          “The Collector”

                                   Universal Concepts Unlimited, New York

2000                           User/Performer in “Aegis”  by Krysztof Wodiczko, New York

                                   The Whitney Museum Biennial:

1998                           “Impure Photography II”

                                    Taranto Gallery, New York

1998                            “Group Exhibition” Black & White on White Exhibition Space, New York

1997                            “Unseen Realms : The Intimate Imagination”

                                     Ward-Nasse Gallery, NY

1996                             Gallery Member Group Exhibition

                                     Ward-Nasse Gallery, New York

1990-1991                   “Fact & Fiction: The State of Florida Photography”

                                      Exhibition Schedule:

                                      Norton Gallery and School of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida

                                      Museum of Fine Arts, St, Petersburg, Florida

                                      Florida State University Fine Arts Gallery and Museum,

                                      Tallahassee, Florida

                                      Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, Florida

                                      Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, Florida

                                      Samuel P. Harn Museum of Fine Art, University of Florida,

                                      Gainesville, Florida

1988                              Triennial Art Exhibition

                                      Tampa Museum of Art

1987                              13th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

                                      Centre Gallery, University of South Florida

1986                              Student Group Exhibition,

                                      Centre Gallery, University of South Florida

1980                              Biennial Art Exhibition

                                      Tampa Museum of Art




                                       Enid Langbert

                                       Jane Page

                                       Piotr Piecha & Liam Browne

                                       Kelly Behun & Jay Sugarman

                                       Stuart & Sally Singer

                                       C. J. Morrell

                                       Ann & Les Chao

                                       Eric Zetterquist, Zetterquist Galleries

                                       Harriet Cohen

                                       Valde Vetner & Anna Gorga Soderini

                                       Cynthia Babsky

                                       Rebecca Tirner & Jesse Lentchner

                                       Ed & Hillary Allenson

                                       Ian Schrager Hotels

                                       Kathleen Saito Design,

                                       Ryall Porter Architects

                                       Zintzmeyer & Lux Corp., Givaudan Corp.


                                        Publications & Notices:


                                        The New York Sun, NY

                                        Art in America

                                        The New York Resident, NY

                                        The New York Times, NY

                                        The New School, NY

                                        The Observer, University of South Florida