Hal Brainerd Photography

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Gender MALE
Occupation Photographer
Location Bluefield, West Virginia, United States
Introduction Hal Brainerd became supervisor of the U.S. Army Color Photographic Lab in Washington, D.C. in 1970. His staff provided photography for the White House and the Military District of Washington. He received The Army Commendation Medal for his outstanding service. In 1972 he returned home to Tulsa, Oklahoma to become manager of Oklahoma's oldest and largest commercial studio. Under his direction, advertisements were produced for large corporations including Pepsi Cola, Holiday Inn, and Fram Filters. Hal's photography has been exhibited in numerous museums, including the Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort, the Maude Kerns Art Center in Eugene, Oregon, and the Roanoke Fine Arts Center in Roanoke, Virginia. In 1993 Hal was recognized by the First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, as one of our nations outstanding craftsmen and artists.
Interests Skiing, scuba diving, music, religion, challenging outdoor activities.