News

– – 2018 – –

 

Honored to be selected to participate in The Woodmere Art Museum’s Annual: 77th Juried Exhibition

 

Launched a line of wearable art and home furnishings, featuring his most iconic photos, through Philly Artists Shop (Phart-Shop.com)

 

Relocated from Old City Philadelphia to the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia

 

– – 2016 – –

 

Short Ordered: The Final Days of Little Pete’s website launch.

 

– – 2015 – –

 

The 192 page “Welcome To Market East” book went on sale, July 20th and is being published at Blurb Books.

 

Over the hump… Book 20 of the successful “The Philadelphia Project” Book series shipped.

 

– – 2014 – –

 

Mchael Penn has been invited by Hahnemuhle to appear in its booth at the 2014 pdn

PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo at Javits Center, NYC. October 30th, 2014.

 

OUT OF NEW YORK is in the collection of Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library at Columbia University in New York, NY

 

OUT OF NEW YORK is in the collection of The Art Institute of Chicago, IL.

 

OUT OF NEW YORK is in the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, CA.

 

OUT OF NEW YORK is in the collection of the library of the National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo Japan.

 

OUT OF NEW YORK is in the collection of the library at MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art in New York, NY.

 

– – 2013 – –

 

The Philadelphia Project, Book Series is in the collection of the library at MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art in New York.

The publication will reside in the MoMA library where it will be accessible to scholars, photographers, and the general public.

 

The Philadelphia Project Book Series, is in the collection of the The Philadelphia Museum of Art.

The publication will reside in the MoMA library where it will be accessible to scholars, photographers, and the general public.

 

“Philadelphia 276” was one of the items sold during PAWS’ largest silent auction during the 9th Annual Chefs’ Dinner on June 24, 2013 at Licoln Financial Field. All proceeds from the silent auction benefit PAWS’ capital campaign to open our new Adoption Center and Wellness Clinic in Northeast Philadelphia.

 

Michael pledges to donate the entire proceeds from the sales of “Philadelphia 276” to PhillyPAWS a non-profit organization dedicated to saving Philadelphia’s homeless, abandoned, and unwanted animals. As of December 2013, $3000 has been raised.

 

Michael’s photography is now in the collection of The Museum of The City of New York

 

Michael is partcipating in “Streetshots/NYC” A group show of candid street photography

at the South Street Seaport Museum Until January 31st

 

– – 2012 – –

 

Michael’s “Philadelphia 209” was featured on the cover of

the Polish photography magazine “Foto”, March 2012 edition.

 

Article: Hotel Doorman Lends City Style A White-Gloved Hand

May 2012

 

Wharton Business School has purchased twelve photographs from the Philadelphia Street Square, The Ben Franklin Bridge

and Philadelphia Cityscape portfolios for its private collection

 

– – 2011- –

 

November 2011

The Philadelphia Eagles Football team have purchased

seven photographs for its corporate collection

 

Seven of Michael’s photos from various portfolios are currently on exhibit at the Gallery at 543 Group Show May 24th – June 24th

Philadelphia PA

 

– – 2010 – –

 

The Art Complex Museum

Duxbury, MA

Darkness Darkness (Group Show)

November 21, 2010 – February 13, 2011

 

Rangefinder Magazine

November 2010 Issue

Article and Interview featuring several of

Michael Penn’s Photographs

 

Group Show – “Silver Show” Photo

612 Gallery – Haddon Heights, NJ

 

Michael was named runner-up in the 4th Quarter 2010

FORWARD THINKING MUSEUM

Artist Level Photography Contest

 

Michael has won the merit award in B&W Magazine’s

Yearly Single Image Competition December 2010

 

Michael ‘s portfolio “The Ben Franklin Bridge”

has won the merit award in B&W Magazine’s

Yearly Single Image Mid-term Competition

June 2010

 

IPA – int. photography awards

Honorable Mention Award in the Pro Fine Art Other Category

for the Photograph “Concourse Closed”

 

Auction: “The Forum”

InLiquid Benefit 2010

Philadelphia PA

 

Michael Penn is featured in the

2010 American Lifestyles Magazine

 

Michael was named runner-up in the 4th Quarter 2010

FORWARD THINKING MUSEUM

Quarterly Contest

 

– – 2009 – –

 

“Passing Through” and “Side By Side” were nominees in the

Architectural Category in the 5th Annual Black and White Spider Awards

 

Michael Penn joins 29 other artists on display at the Boston Convention & Exhibit Center for Darkness Darkness.

An exhibit of Contemporary American Night Photography

Darkness Darkness : Michael Penn

 

July 2009: Michael Penn represented Pennsylvania in the National Invitational Postcard Exhibit along with 49 others representing their state at the City Hall Bridge Gallery in Las Vegas Nevada

 

Michael photograph “Post Office” appears in

Shots Magazine No. 103

 

– – 2008- –

 

December 2008 – January 2009

City Genetics

Entel Tower Santiago Chile

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Lenswork Magazine #78

Sept/Oct Issue 2008

 

Fraction Magazine #4

Typologies Group Show

November Issue 2008

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