Damian Strohmeyer, a Boston based photographer who has been photographing people and sports for more than two decades, will deliver a presentation at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications on March 5 at 6:30 p.m. in room 15.
After stints at The Topeka Capital Journal and The Denver Post newspapers, he has been affiliated with Sports Illustrated magazine for more than 20 years, the past 14 as a staff photographer. Among the major sporting events you might spot Damian are The World Series, The NCAA Men’s and Women’s Final Four, The NBA Finals, The World Cup, The Stanley Cup, The Indy 500, several Olympics and 26 Super Bowls. His work has been featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated over 60 times.
His client list has included The New York Times, Time Magazine, Fortune, Forbes, Business Week, Newsweek and extensive work for New England based Yankee Magazine.
Damian has received many awards from the National Press Photographers Association, Pictures of the Year, The National Headliners Awards and The Pro Football Hall of Fame, who also exhibits some of his photographs.
A frequent speaker at education events, Damian also contributes regularly as a faculty member to The Sports Photographer Workshop in Colorado Springs, Colo. He was recently added to the roster of Canon Cameras "Explorers of Light" program joining roughly 80 other still photographers worldwide. He has published a book “A March for Honor” with SI senior writer Alexander Wolff, which chronicled small town Indiana High School basketball.
Damian grew up in Axtell, Kan., and graduated from Washburn University (Topeka, Kan.) He is married to Joanne Rathe who is a photographer at The Boston Globe and has three children, Jessye, Zach and Leah. They reside in the greater Boston area.
More details at: http://go.unl.edu/mia