Individual Author Record
Name: Fern LoganPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Born: New York City, New York Sites:
Illinois ConnectionLogan lives in Carbondale, Illinois. She is an Associate Professor of Cinema and Photography-at southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Biographical and Professional InformationLogan has produced a remarkable series of photographs in her book ''The Artist Portrait Series-Images of Contemporary African-American Artists''. Some of those who have posed for Fern are famous: Maya Angelou, Gordon Parks, Alvin Ailey, Ed Bradley and Arthur Ashe. All of her portraits document the emergence of the African-American artist into mainstream American art. Each rich duotone portrait is accompanied by Logan's commentary on the artist.
*''The Artists Portrait Series'', Southern Illinois University Press, 2001