The Photography of Kenn Bisio

Kenn Bisio has been a photojournalist since 1967.

His photographs have been published in the world’s most popular and prestigious newspapers and magazines that include Sports Illustrated, National Geographic, Die Zeit, Le Monde, New York Times, Newsweek, U. S. News & World Report and Time International. Bisio received numerous awards for his photographs, which have been displayed at exhibits in America, Europe, Russia and the Far East. His photographs have also been purchased by individuals, corporate companies, museums and gallery collectors.

He is Professor and Chair Emeritus, Photojournalism and Social Documentary, at Metropolitan State University of Denver where he held, simultaneously, the chair positions of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (1995- 2006) and the Department of Communication Arts and Sciences (2002-2006). Bisio was bestowed the Educator of the Year award by the Society of Professional Journalists in 2015. His research interests include new media, convergent media, the role of newspapers and Wall Street investors, published manipulated photographs, Instagram vs Photojournalism, historical and contemporary photographers, film photography as the foundation to digital capture, previsualization as it applies to film and two-dimensional prints, and the zeros and ones of digital photography.

Bisio received his Master’s Degree of Fine Arts-V from Norwich University in Vermont, and Bachelor’s Degrees in Journalism (Reporting), Photojournalism and Political Science from San Jose State University in California.