Josephine Herrick Project
Formerly RTP (Rehabilitation Through Photography)

The Josephine Herrick Project is a nonprofit that enlists photographic community volunteers to educate students who have not had the opportunity to learn the communicative power of photography. Through partnerships with local organizations, JHProject’s completely free programs inspire children, teens, adults and seniors with the visual language of photography, enhancing their abilities to transform communities through artistic vision.

Bid on an Up Close Experience with Sebastian Junger at the JHP Modern Masters of Photography Auction

 Tim Hetherington/Outpost Films/ZUMApress.com  – Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington at Outpost Restrepo in Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley

BID ON THIS GREAT EXPERIENCE:

“DRINKS WITH SEBASTIAN” at his bar Half King

By Krista Kennell Duranski – October 31, 2014

MANY MANY thanks to my friend Sebastian Junger for donating a live experience for auction to The Josephine Herrick Project’s November 6th Gala. You can bid on “Drinks with Sebastian” at his bar the Half King, during our November 6th event. Sebastian does just incredible work with RISC Training, and has an documentary called “The Last Patrol” coming out on HBO on November 10th. Here is your chance to get to have a drink with him and get a signed copy of one of his works! Tickets to our gala can be purchased here… http://www.jhproject.org/benefit.

Here’s a link to a recent article from Rolling Stone magazine on Sebastian:

Life During Wartime: Sebastian Junger on ‘Korengal’

The documentary filmmaker revisits the world of his Oscar-nominated movie ‘Restrepo’ for a look at the soldiers’ P.O.V.

Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/life-during-wartime-sebastian-junger-on-korengal-20140602#ixzz3HZMpb7gs
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Claire Rosen featured in JHP Modern Masters of Photography Auction

By Jackie Augustine – October 31, 2014

Photographer – Claire Rosen – The Dreamers from the series Bespoke for Alex Randall – Dimensions 4 x 6  Framed  8 x10

Description:Matted. 2009 Edition 1/15 . Creative commercial campaign fro Alex Randall Bespoke Lighting.Photograph features the designer, Alex Randall and her taxidermy pigeon chandelier installed in Bodmin Jail, a Victorian era Navy Prison located in Cornwall, England.
About Claire Rosen
Claire Rosen is an award winning artist whose transportive imagery uses universal themes of dreams, of .fairy tales and mythology to visually symbolize the many facets the human condition. Her elaborate constructions are reminiscent of classical paintings, and evoke the aesthetics and ideals of Pre-Raphaelite Romantic and Gothic periods. The dark and whimsical images often explore concepts of nostalgia, memory, femininity and depictions of the self, frequently referencing the Victorian Era with its facination of the natural world and ideals of beauty.
JHP Modern Masters of Photography Auction

This year’s event will feature a photography auction of more than 35 prints donated by well-known photographers including Man Ray, Douglas Kirkland, Robert Farber and more.

Proceeds from the Benefit Party and Photography Auction will support Josephine Herrick Project programs. The upcoming Benefit Party and Auction is another excellent opportunity for the community to support arts education for veterans, youth impacted by poverty and all communities in the tri-state area. To purchase tickets, please follow this link: www.jhproject.org/benefit. 

 

About the Josephine Herrick Project

Josephine Herrick Project has been “Enhancing Lives through Photography” since 1941 and continues to partner with Veteran Administrations as well as schools, social service agencies and like-minded nonprofits.  Following her model, volunteer photographers educate underserved populations throughout the New York City area.  Thanks to the support of the photography industry and corporate and foundation grants, JHP continues Herrick’s mission with free programs, exhibitions and publications that inspire children, teens, adults and seniors with the visual language of photography, enabling them to transform communities through their artistic vision.  Some of the current partners include: Birch Susser School for Exceptional Children, the Block Institute, Cartwheel Initiative, Creedmoor Psychiatric Center, Fresh Art, IUDU School for Students with Special Needs, Jewish Union Foundation, University Settlement House, Millennium High School, International High School, Warrior StillShots, and U.S. veterans in Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx and recently launched in New Jersey.

Josephine Herrick Project is entirely supported by tax-deductible donations from individuals, corporations and foundations and is a registered 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization.

 

#ThrowbackThursday – Happy Halloween!

By Jackie Augustine – October 30, 2014

We went into the archives to find this cute photo of a nurse dressing up and posing for one of the wounded soldiers at the Montefiore Hospital
This is from our archives also was published in a Blurb book we made in March 2014 called:
Josephine Herrick Project
“U.S Veterans  1943 – 1955
The Healing Art of Photography “