Known for his stark, honest portraits of the most famous and infamous faces from the worlds of entertainment, art, sport, and music, Greg Gorman’s images have intrigued the viewer from the outset of his career. Over the years, he has been acknowledged for his contribution to the world of photography, most recently being recognized by The Professional Photographers of America (Lifetime Achievement Award in Portraiture) as well as The Lucie Awards for Portraiture. His charitable works by such organizations as The Elton John Aids Foundation, The Oscar de La Hoya Foundation, and Paws LA, to name but a few, have also been critically recognized.
Besides traveling the world for specialized photographic projects, Gorman continues to work on compilations of his imagery and exhibits his work at galleries and museums around the globe. It's Not About Me–A Retrospective marks his 12th monograph. Gorman is also one of the most sought-after speakers in the photographic community and shares his expertise in hands-on photographic workshops worldwide.
Gorman’s latest career venture has been in the world of wine-making. In collaboration with Dave Phinney of Orin Swift Cellars of the Napa Valley, he began making wine under his own label, GKG Cellars, in 2006, receiving high scores from both Robert Parker and the Wine Spectator.
Born in 1949 in Kansas City, Missouri, Gorman attended the University of Kansas with a major in Photojournalism and completed his studies at the University of Southern California, graduating with a Master of Fine Arts degree in Cinematography. he resides with his two French Bulldogs in Los Angeles, California, and spends his spare time fishing.
Gorman is represented worldwide by the Fahey/Klein Gallery, LA.
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