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Initially trained in photography by his father George E. Huftalen, a commercial photographer, Mr. Huftalen has been using a camera continuously since the age of thirteen. Mr. Huftalen has had a wide range of experience in catalog and industrial photography through his employment as a visual arts manager in the children’s wear industry. His images encompass a wide range of subject material in subjects ranging from still life to landscape in camera formats from 35mm to 8 x 10 and digital. He is currently the proprietor of his own business, JLH Photographics, through which he sells and licenses his art work. John Huftalen’s work appears often at the Salmagundi Club in New York City.

 

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Education

1970 Bachelor of Arts in English
Brooklyn College, City University of New York

1982 Spindler and Sauppe Audio Visual Techniques Workshop

1986 Photo Week Workshop
Introduction to Electronic Flash Photography – Lester Lefkowitz

1991 Course in Large Format Photography with Accra Shepp
International Center of Photography, New York

 

Awards

1987 Honorable Mention
Salmagundi Club Fall Photography Exhibition

1988 Honorable Mention
Salmagundi Club Fall Photography Exhibition

1988 Honorable Mention
Salmagundi Club Graphics and Sculpture Exhibition

1991 Robert Volpe Award for Photography
Salmagundi Club Annual Thumb Box Exhibition

1993 Honorable Mention
Salmagundi Club Annual Graphics and Sculpture Exhibition

1993 Philip Isenberg Award
Salmagundi Club Fall Auction Exhibition

1995 Honorable Mention
Salmagundi Club Spring Auction Exhibition

1998 Alice B. Mc Reynolds Award
Salmagundi Club Fall Auction Exhibition

1998 Steven McNeeley Award
Salmagundi Club Summer Auction Exhibition

1998 Henry Ballinger Memorial Award
Salmagundi Club Annual Graphics and Sculpture Exhibition

1998 Honorable Mention
4th Annual Salmagundi Club Photography and Sculpture Exhibition

2002 President’s Award
Salmagundi Club Annual Non-Juried Summer Exhibition

2002 Salmagundi Fund Prize for Photography
Salmagundi Club Annual Thumb Box Exhibition

2003 Gordon Euker Memorial Award
7th Annual Salmagundi Club Members Photography and Sculpture Exhibition

2003 Honorable Mention
Salmagundi Club Annual Summer Exhibition

2003 Honorable Mention
Salmagundi Club Annual Graphics and Sculpture Exhibition

2003 Hobart Nichols SCNY Award
Salmagundi Club Fall Auction Exhibition

2003 Honorable Mention
Salmagundi Club Annual Thumb Box Exhibition

2004 Honorable Mention
Salmagundi Club Annual Thumb Box Exhibition

2005 Honorable Mention
Salmagundi Club Non-Juried Summer Exhibition

2005 Salmagundi Club Award
Salmagundi Club Annual Photography and Sculpture Exhibition

2007 Honorable Mention
Salmagundi Club Annual Graphics and Sculpture Exhibition

2007 Philip Isenberg Award
Salmagundi Club Annual Thumb Box Exhibition

2008 Elizabeth K. Ellis Artists’ Fellowship Award
124th Annual Salmagundi Club Members’ Exhibition

2010 Honorable Mention
Salmagundi Club Summer Potpourri Exhibition

2013 Certificate of Merit
Salmagundi Club 105th Annual Thumb Box Exhibition

 

Group Shows

1969 Brooklyn College Ecology Exhibit

1969 Brooklyn College Photo Show

1984 National Speleological Society Photo Salon

2004 Hudson River Art at Wilderstein Second Annual Benefit Show

2006 “The Great Outdoors” Biennial Photography Exhibition – The Arts Guild of Old Forge

2008 The 73rd Annual Cooperstown Art Association National Exhibition

2016 Limner Gallery Small Works Exhibition

 

Professional Experiences

1979 Juror, Future Pioneers of America Photography Slide Competition

1984-1996 Co-Chairman Salmagundi Club Non-Member Open Photography Exhibition

1986-2005 Visual Arts Director, Baby Togs, Inc.

1992, 1994, 2006 Juror of Selection, Salmagundi Club Non-Member Open Photography Exhibition

1993, 1995, 2009 Juror of Awards, Salmagundi Club Non-Member Open Photo Exhibition

1997 Juror, New York Pictorial Photography Club Contest

1998 Volunteer, Newark Museum Shooting Back Program

2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008 Juror, Washington Square Outdoor Art Show

2005 Owner, JLH Photographics

2006-2007 Juror of Awards, Salmagundi Club

2011-2012 Juror of Awards, Salmagundi Club