Award Winning Photojournalist Collection on Exhibit at Daemen College

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Daemen College Entrepreneurial Program Coordinator and Emmy Award winning photojournalist, Ms. Cathaleen Curtiss will have her photography artwork showcased at Daemens Haberman Gacioch Visual and Performing Arts Center from November 7th through December 31st.

Curtiss, a former Vice President of Global Photography at AOL, recently turned hertalents to making compelling images using her iPhone.

The daily iPhone photo project is my personal creative and active pursuit of "seeing" good everyday, said Curtiss from her office in the Daemen College Wick Campus Center. A visually recorded diary of seeing one thing each day to appreciate enough to slow down for even a split second to observe. Life is short so it is good to reflect on our journey. My commitment to this ongoing project is like many entrepreneurship goals, pursuing, creating and believing in your vision every day.

Ms. Curtiss went on to say: I am honored to have my iPhone photography collection on exhibit at the Haberman Gacioch Center in partnership with Daemens Digital Photography program. But I am especially proud that Daemen Digital Photography students curated this exhibit and shaped it for the public to appreciate at our beautiful Visual and Performing Arts Center.

As a photojournalist, Ms. Curtiss has documented events from Super Bowls to superpower summits covering three Presidential administrations while handling daily assignments and international news. Cathaleen Curtiss is an active member of the National Press Photographers Association and the White House News Photographers Association. The White House News Photographers Association recognized her as Photographer of the Year in 1990.

Currently, Cathaleen Curtiss is Director of Entrepreneurship at Daemen College, and most recently, served as assistant to the Service Learning Program Coordinator at the College. Outside of her critically important roles at Daemen College, Ms. Curtiss is Managing Director of JPGmag; a Board Member of the National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF); National Clip Chair for the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA); and a Member of the Board for CenterSpace. She also writes an occasional blog, entitled As I See It Close to her roots and family in Michigan, Curtiss also serves on the Central Michigan University, School of Communication Advisory Board.

The Curtiss Exhibit at the Haberman Gacioch Visual and Performing Arts Center begins with a reception on Thursday, November 7, 2013, with the reception from 4:00-7:00 P.M. Admission to the Exhibit is free and open to the public.

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