Marilyn Stern is a New York City-based photographer working in fine art and editorial photography. Her work has been widely exhibited and published in the U.S. and in Europe. She has published two books: Kval! Die Walfänger der Lofoten / The Whale Hunters of Lofoten (writer and photographer) and Masked Culture: The Greenwich Village Halloween Parade, a long-term group project which she spear-headed. Marilyn's work is represented in the permanent collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts, and numerous private collections.
Besides her documentary and editorial work, Marilyn Stern is known for her photo-assemblages and digital montages. She has taught a class "Beyond the Single Image" at the International Center of Photography and "Combining Images" at New York University.

Marilyn Stern is also a writer. She has authored one book (Kval!) and numerous articles on photography, travel, culture, science and business for Photo District News, Across the Board, The World & I, Travel Agent, MD and other magazines. Most recently she has written and lectured on historic postcards.

Marilyn Stern has been a photo editor and staff writer at the national business magazine Across the Board published by The Conference Board.

She holds a B.A. in Fine Art from Brown University, and studied photography at Rhode Island School of Design. Her training included assisting over 20 commercial photographers in New York City, where she currently lives and works in an artist loft.




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