Photographer Luke Edmonson offers "Problem Solving the Real World" at the Meadows Museum


March 15, 2017

SHREVEPORT, LA — Master photographer and Centenary alumnus Luke Edmonson ’97 will offer inspirational advice applicable to everyone from art students to professional photographers in a talk at Centenary’s Meadows Museum of Art. His presentation, “Problem Solving the Real World,” is Tuesday, March 21 at 6:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

"Luke is a great example of success through personal initiative and a strong liberal arts background,” says Bruce Allen, professor of art at Centenary. “He pioneered the Film, Television & Video degree while at Centenary and explored many other aspects of Centenary's student life."

Edmonson was named International Photographer of the Year by the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) and PPA Diamond Photographer of the Year, and has received Kodak Gallery and Fuji Masterpiece Awards. He won a Fellowship from the Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers (SWPP). In the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) Honors of Excellence program, Edmonson is currently a Double Master. He is a co-founder and graduate of WPPI-C, the industry’s first of its kind certification for wedding and portrait photographers. He is a two-time president of the Dallas Professional Photographer Association and currently sits on the board of the Texas Professional Photographers Association.

Edmonson’s work is available online at

About the Meadows Museum of Art:

The Meadows Museum of Art is located on the campus of Centenary College of Louisiana at 2911 Centenary Boulevard in Shreveport, Louisiana. The Museum is free and open to the public Mondays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesdays from noon to 7:45 p.m., Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon, Fridays from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sundays from noon to 4:00 p.m. The Museum is closed on Saturdays and during all school holidays. For more information or to schedule field trips, call the Museum at 318.869.5040 or visit


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