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Studio Portrait of Keri Pickett

Studio Portrait of Keri Pickett commissioned by grandmother Birdie Pickett

 Keri Pickett is an author, photographer and filmmaker telling the stories of life, family and community with intimacy, honesty and impact. Her award-winning feature documentary film ‘The Fabulous Ice Age’, about the rise and fall of the great American touring ice shows and one man’s quest to save the history, is available on Netflix and Amazon. Her award-winning books include Love in the 90s; BB and Jo, The Story of a Lifelong Love, A Granddaughter’s Portrait (Warner Books, 1995); Faeries; Visions, Voices & Pretty Dresses (Aperture, 2000); Saving Body & Soul, The Mission of Mary Jo Copeland (WaterBrook, 2004).

The recipient of a Jerome and Minnesota State Arts Board grants, three McKnight Foundation Photography fellowships, a National Endowment for the Arts award, and a Bush Foundation Fellow, Pickett’s work is in the permanent collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Museum of Fine Arts Houston and the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

Studio Portrait of Kim Mahling

Studio Portrait of Kim Mahling commissioned by grandmother Birdie Pickett

 

Kim Mahling Clark designs, implements, and manages projects funded by the US government that aim to strengthen democratic institutions and processes. She has lived and worked in more than 30 countries around the world, often in nations and regions emerging from conflict.   She leads project teams in ways that achieve contract objectives, remain within budget, and are compliant with US government regulations. She is published in peer-reviewed journals and books, including African Conflict & Peacebuilding Review. Fluent in French and Italian, she received her M.A. from the John Hopkins University School of International Studies and her B.A. (magna cum laude) from the University of Minnesota.

Kim and Keri set of on a journey to find their father and they found out about American history and how much one person can make a difference.

Kim Mahling Clark and Keri Pickett, Lincolnville neighborhood of St. Augustine, FL in 2012.

Kim Mahling Clark and Keri Pickett, Lincolnville neighborhood of St. Augustine, FL in 2012.

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