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The Glenview Trust Enriching Life Series Presents: 100 Great Courier-Journal Photographs: The Conversation

7:00 doors open / 7:30-8:30 program
Join four outstanding C-J Photographers and Emmy Award winning Broadcaster Andy Treinen, as they explore 100 of the greatest images ever captured by the Louisville Courier-Journal. In its 150 year history C-J photographers have recorded the beautiful, the tragic, the celebratory and the controversial moments of life in our region. These snap-shots will take visitors thtough time-and-place and display in crystal clarity that a picture is, indeed, worth a thousand words. 

Guests at the Glenview Trust Enriching Life Series will learn how these 100 photographs were selected among the hundreds-of-thousands that have made it to print in the Courier-Journal. The near-century of curated photography will also sadden, confuse, amuse and inspire. Hear behind-the-scenes stories from the best in the business about their craft, culture and the culmination of a snapshot resulting in the perfect image.

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Featured Photographers:

Pat McDonogh, with his mastery of photography and keen interest in history, McDonogh has been a key architect of Frazier Museum’s upcoming exhibition, 100 Great Photographs of the Courier Journal.  McDonogh and his work are well known to Louisvillians after almost 35 years with the Louisville Courier-Journal: 25 years as Staff Photographer, 8 years as Assistant Photo Director, and now as Senior Photographer. McDonogh has won major journalism awards including a share of the Pulitzer Prize, runner-up in the 2009 Eclipse Award, and a nomination for American Photo Magazine’s “New Faces in Photography.” In addition to the Louisville Courier-Journal, his work has appeared in Time, Newsweek, Sports Illustrated and the America 24/7 books.

Michael Clevenger is a current Photographer with the Louisville Courier-Journal who recently won a 2015 Media Eclipse Award for Photography for his picture of American Pharoah winning the 2015 Belmont Stakes. This is the third Photography Eclipse Award for Clevenger, who also won the honor in 2002 and in 2010 for photographs that were published in the Louisville Courier-Journal.

Bill Luster retired from the Louisville Courier-Journal in November 2011 after 42 years as a Photojournalist.  The Glasgow, Kentucky native covered a multitude of diverse topics -- including 46 Kentucky Derbies and exclusive behind-the-scenes White House access – and accumulated many honors during his tenure: two Pulitzer prizes; five Kentucky News Photographer of the Year; Sports Photographer of the Year by the Kentucky Press Photographers Association; Visual Journalist of the Year by Western Kentucky University; and the 2010  Joseph A. Sprague Memorial Award, the highest honor awarded by the National Press Photographers Association. In addition to the Louisville Courier-Journal, Luster’s work has appeared in Time, Fortune, Sports Illustrated, Newsweek, Life, The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, and The Washington Post Magazine.

C. Thomas Hardin began his work at the Louisville Courier-Journal and Louisville Times the morning he graduated from Centre College in 1963. He spent twenty-eight years at the Louisville newspapers as a Staff Photographer and later, as Director of Photography. He and the photo staff were awarded a Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of Louisville’s court-ordered busing – the first photo staff ever to receive a Pulitzer.  Hardin’s rich career after the Louisville Courier-Journal has included: tenure at The Detroit News; editing several books (including a history of Centre College: Our Standard Sure, Centre College Since 1819); teaching professional workshops including the Kalish Workshop and the Mountain Workshop; and serving as a Hearst Journalism Championships judge for 13 years. Additionally, Hardin served as President of both the National Press Photographers Association and the National Press Photographers Foundation.