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Charles Meyer

fine arts department

Charles Meyer


Adjunct Associate Professor

Retired 2011

B.A., Goddard College

Academic Profile

Photographer/filmmaker Charles A. Meyer is Adjunct Associate Professor of Photography in the Fine Arts Department at Boston College. He currently teaches a wide range of production courses including Photography I, Photography II, Photography III, and Digital Imaging. He has also held appointments at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Hampshire College, and was the Harnish Visiting Artist in Photography at Smith College. His work has been exhibited at numerous museums and galleries, including the Addison Gallery of American Art; the McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College; the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; and the UNESCO Gallery, Paris, France. He has curated exhibitions on the Photo League and Aaron Siskind at the McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College. While at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he met Minor White and studied with him in a year-long Independent Workshop. His work in film includes the PBS television specials Civil War and Baseball by Ken Burns. He recently served as Associate Producer and Photographer for a four-part film series on conflict resolution in war-torn areas of the world.