Portrait of Russell Hart
Editorial consultant, writer, photographer
MPS Digital Photography


BFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Professional experience includes

Executive editor, American Photo; editor, American Photo On Campus; editor, Pop Photo College Edition; senior editor, Popular Photography, American Photographer; contributing editor, Photo/Design, Polaroid Newsletter for Photographic Education; consultant, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Photography Dept.; freelance photographer for Polaroid Corporation, The Boston Globe Magazine, Boston Magazine

Books include

Author, Photography For Dummies; co-author, Photography; The Photographic Essay: William Albert Allard; The New Joy of Photography; Photographing Your Artwork

Publications include

Men’s Journal; Us; Parenting; Views: The Journal of Photography in New England; Harper’s Magazine; Camera Arts; Polaroid’s Newsletter for Photographic Education; Photo District News; World Book Encyclopedia; La Repubblica delle Donne

Exhibitions include

Hudson River Museum; MTA Arts for Transit, Grand Central Terminal; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA; G. Ray Hawkins Gallery, Los Angeles; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; Addison Gallery of American Art

Collections include

Reader’s Digest Collection; International Polaroid Collection; Hallmark Photographic Collection; Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Awards and Honors include

Gold Medal, Best General Feature, International Regional Magazine Association; National Magazine Award for Editorial Excellence, American Society of Magazine Editors; Susan Sontag Scribe Award, Griffin Museum of Photography; Traveling Fellowship, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Artist in Residence, Isle Royale National Park