January 2023!! Coming to Uptown's Wilson Avenue corridor the Chicago Center for Photojournalism. 
A storefront gallery intent on building community through visual storytelling with photo exhibits and educational opportunities. 

During my early experiences in classroom photography, I was fortunate enough to have several remarkable instructors that significantly influenced the ideals I held as a young student. One of these individuals was Professor Sean Wilkinson of the University of Dayton, who worked closely with Aaron Siskind, Harry Callahan and Minor White. 

Fulltime Adjunct Professor of Photography at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
Created and implemented curriculum for all courses required for a 4-year BFA in Photography. 

Photo from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, students with David MoogPhotographer David Moog from Buffalo and the Burchfield Penney sharing his knowledge and experience with my students at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. David Moog also studied with the incomparable Minor White. 



Society of Photographic Education’s 2017 Annual Conference “Family Values” in Orlando, Florida.
With students from Edinboro and two Edinboro Alum Larry Gawel and LaToya Ruby Frazier.

2018-2017   Curated three exhibitions as Artist in Residence at Erie’s V Gallery, Erie, Pennsylvania   


A darkroom class at the local Prepratory High School in Erie, Pennsylvania.


Lee Balterman, the legedary Chicago photographer visiting HCD photojournalism class.

Program Director at Chicago Photography Center teaching, managing instructors, broadening CPC's curriculum and maintaining the facility for the a not-for-profit photography community center. Facilitated the first FilterPhoto Portfolio Review in Chicago. And Adjunct Instructor of photography at Harrington College of Design in downtown Chicago. Teaching digital photojournalism and portrait/wedding photography .

Bride Wedding Photo in New York CityPlatypus Workshop - Videographer bootcamp with international photojournalists Dirck Halstead and PF Bentley who trained us in the art of video storytelling in New Orleans, Louisiana.



"In 1971 Alex Harsley founded the nonprofit art organization Minority Photographers Inc. Two years later he opened the 4th Street Photo Gallery in a storefront at 67 East Fourth Street in the East Village, where he has exhibited generations of artists, young and old, and kept a welcoming, mentoring salon, which tends to keep jazz hours, opening midafternoon and operating well into the evening. " - NY Times 

Photo from Kamuzu Academy is a selective, co-educational boarding school for pupils in the 11 to 18 age. outside Malawi Africa

Denise's work has been published in a number of books and periodicals, notably Illinois 24/7 and The Los Angeles Times Magazine, and has been exhibited in the United States and internationally, including the Union of Polish Photographers Gallery in Krakow, Poland, Blue Sky Gallery in Portland, Oregon and The 4th Street Photo Gallery in New York City. 

 Village Voice Magazine Cover
Los Angeles Times Magazine Cover

Keim’s educational background includes a BA from the University of Dayton, an MFA from Pennsylvania State University, and an internship with Mary Ellen Mark in New York City. She is Fulbright Scholar, which enabled her to live and photograph throughout Poland in 1994 and 1995.
In 1992, photographing the re-election of Hanna Suchocka, first woman Prime Minister in Krakow, Poland

In 1994, "Keim views this trip as the beginning of her career and notes Poland is the ideal starting point...because it lies at the founations of my own heritage."   Assistant on the Day in the Life of Africa Book Project, Malawi, Africa

In 2016, Photographing the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio