About Art Myers

Art Myers is an established photographer in San Diego. For many years he was a practicing physician specializing in preventive medicine and public health. Once retired, he seriously embraced fine art photography as a second profession. He is especially noted for the black and white photography he did of women facing hardships; images that resulted in his first book, Winged Victory: Altered Images—Transcending Breast Cancer. Other series have included women who are HIV positive, women living in an urban rescue mission and other projects.

His photographs have appeared in many publications and exhibitions both foreign and domestic.

Awards and Grants

  • Gold and Silver Nautilus Book Awards for Winged Victory: Altered Images—Transcending Breast Cancer, 2010
  • Gold Living Now Book Award for Winged Victory: Altered Images—Transcending Breast Cancer, 2010
  • Star Award, San Diego Performing Arts League, 2004
  • Nyumbani Humanitarian Medal, Washington, DC, 2004
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, 2002
  • Juror's Choice Award, Annual Juried Exhibition, Wm. D. Cannon Art Gallery, Carlsbad, CA
  • Juror's Award, Photropolis, 1995
  • Ernst Haas Awards, Top 100 Photographers

Reviews of Myers' work

  • Discovery Channel
  • The Susan Powter Show, television
  • Glamour
  • Feminist Bookstore News
  • Small Press magazine
  • The San Diego Union-Tribune
  • The Roanoke Times
  • La Meuse, Huy, Belgium
  • Boulder Daily Camera
  • Houston Chronicle
  • City News, Newark, NJ
  • Courier-Post, Cherry Hill, NJ
  • Home News Tribune, East Brunswick, NJ