‘Fourth Fridays at FMoPA:’ Tampa photography museum opens new exhibition with portraits of Baby Boomers

The Boomer List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
(PR NewsChannel) / April 3, 2017 / Tampa, FL 

The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts is excited to announce its upcoming exhibition, The Boomer List: Photographs Taken by Timothy Greenfield- Sanders. This exhibition features nineteen Baby Boomers, one selected for each year from 1946–1964.

Greenfield-Sanders’ decision to create The Boomer List was decided after the last Baby Boomer turned fifty. This list includes one person from each year which have inspired, diversified, and those which have contributed to defining this generation. The exhibition, which is in conjunction with AARP, will be on exhibit at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts from April 1, 2017 to June 10, 2017.

Baby boomers have had a profound impact on the world, shaking up attitudes about sex, race and politics, and leaving their mark on everything from science and technology to art and music. The 19 men and women selected for “The Boomer List” are:

1946: Tim O’Brien, Vietnam veteran/author 1956: Kim Cattrall, actress
1947: Deepak Chopra, M.D., New Age guru 1957: Virginia Rometty, CEO, IBM
1948: Samuel L. Jackson, actor 1958: Ellen Ochoa, Director, Johnson Space Center
1949: Billy Joel, singer/songwriter 1959: Ronnie Lott, athlete
1950: Steve Wozniak, co-founder, Apple Computer 1960: Erin Brockovich, environmentalist
1951: Tommy Hilfiger, fashion designer 1961: Peter Staley, AIDS activist
1952: Amy Tan, author 1962: Rosie O’Donnell, entertainer
1953: Eve Ensler, playwright 1963: David LaChapelle, artist
1954: Julieanna Richardson, founder, The HistoryMakers 1964: John Leguizamo, actor
1955: Maria Shriver, journalist

“These iconic photos highlight the accomplishments and contributions that this diverse generation has achieved,” says Zora Carrier, PhD, FMoPA’s Executive Director.

The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts is one of fewer than ten museums in the United States dedicated exclusively to photography and one of two such museums in the state of Florida. FMoPA seeks to enrich the lives of the citizens of the Tampa Bay area by providing rare, specialized access to the wonders of photography not only as an aesthetic form but also as a multi-faceted historical and contemporary document of our world through exhibitions, education, outreach programs, and local collaborations.

Admission is free for members. Admission for not-yet members: $10.00

About FMoPA: The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts is a museum dedicated to exhibiting important photographic art as central to contemporary life and culture. FMoPA collects, preserves, and exhibits historic and contemporary works by nationally and internationally known photographic artists. FMoPA also enriches the community by operating outreach programs for children and adults and by offering an extensive array of photography classes. For more information, visit www.FMoPA.org

Contact: Zora@fmopa.org

Florida Museum of Photographic Arts

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Tampa, FL 33602 813.221.2222 | fmopa.org

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F: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Sat – Sun: Noon – 5 p.m.

Docent tours every Sunday @ 2 p.m.

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SOURCE:  The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts



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