Biographical information on American fine-art photographer Ken Rosenthal. Represented by Klompching Gallery, NY; Etherton Gallery, Tucson; Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe; Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco.


Ken Rosenthal received a BA in still photography from the University of Southern California School of Cinema-Television, and a MFA in photography from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1993. His artwork is represented in the US by KLOMPCHING Gallery, New York;  Etherton Gallery, Tucson; Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe; Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco. 

Rosenthal’s photographs are in many public and private collections internationally including The George Eastman House, Rochester, NY; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Art Institute of Chicago; National Portrait Gallery, London; Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego; Santa Barbara Museum of Art; and the Wittliff Collections’ Southwest and Mexican Photography Collection, San Marcos, Texas, which recently established a major collection of his work.

Since 2002 his work has been featured in more than 150 solo and group exhibitions internationally. Recent solo exhibitions have been held at Klompching Gallery, NY; Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA; Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires; El Cabildo de la Ciudad de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina; Espacio Foto, Montevideo, Uruguay; Etherton Gallery in Tucson, AZ; Wall Space Gallery, Santa Barbara; De Santos Gallery, Houston.

The first publication of Rosenthal’s work, Ken Rosenthal : Photographs 2001-2009, was released in 2011. This 32 page catalogue surveys his work from Seen and Not Seen through the series Days Between, and includes an introductory text by curator Rebecca Senf. Photographs 2001-2009 was included on photo-eye’s Best Books of 2011 list. A hardbound limited edition of 50 with two toned silver gelatin prints, designed and produced by Cloverleaf Press, was released in 2012 and is now out of print.


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Photo © Lisa M. Robinson