Larry Keenan, Jr.

photograph by Larry Keenan, Jr.

Larry Keenan, Jr: is an internationally noted San Francisco Bay Area photographer who graduated with highest honors from the California College of Arts and Crafts in 1967, majoring in Design and Education. He photographed the final days of the Beat Generation. A selection of his “Beat Era” work is in the permanent collection of the Archives of American Artists in the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. In 1971, he won the James D. Phelan Award the most prestigious award bestowed upon California born artists. His award winning photographs have appeared in numerous ad campaigns, corporate and professional publications, CD and record albums, books, magazine covers, and top selling software packages. He has received awards from Graphis, Art Direction, and Communication Arts magazines as well as excellence awards from the N.Y. Art Directors Club.