Ken Shung



Ken Shung , was born in manhattan , New York and specializes in Portraiture and editorial Projects in studio and on location. He is a faculty professor at The School of Visual Arts, NYC in the BFA undergrad curriculum  and continues in  Lingerie Advertising, , Editorial, Gallery exhibitions, Book Publishing and Commissioned work.

Magazine Assignments , Advertising Clients have  included:

Zotos Hair and beauty : 1st client : Allure, Avenue, Colors, Connoisseur, Discover, Dartmouth Alumni ,Departures, Elle Decor, San Francisco Focus, Metropolitan Home, Entertainment Weekly, Fortune, GQ, Interview, Conde Nast Traveler,  Vanity Fair Mademoiselle, Mirabella, Money Magazine,  Mass Mutual Insurance, Bozell Inc. , Mens Fitness, Muscian, New York Magazine, New York Times Magazine, Money Magazine, Smart Money ,Rolling Stone, Success Magazine, Seven Days Magazine,Brides, , San Franciso Focus, Daily News and clients: Chanel, Tiffanys, Bloomingdales, CBS Records , Paul Stuart PR , Reel Art Press,  Calvin Klein Cosmetics, Kunduru Music , Charles of the Ritz , Lancome, , Avon , Fairchild Publications  , Marina Maher Communications , Unilever , 108 Residency Art colony, Pomerantz Law Firm Partners, Procter & Gamble, Invista, Stainmaster Carpet  and recently Vanity Fair Magazine 2015 /2016 with Features on Oliver Sacks and Ann Rao .Lingerie Advertising with Wacoal America since 1993 to present.



2018- Germantown Post Office , N.Y. 12526   July-August ,Portraits of a Community titled : Local

2017- The Morrison Hotel Gallery NYC  exhibition , August 2017 featuring Tryptich Prints of  Willie Dixon and Muddy Waters in concert with Arthouse18.

2016- WE:AMEricans : Group show curated by Leah Oates and Ruben Natal-san Miguel, July -Aug 2016 Station  Independent Projects Gallery

2014-  exhibited  in “WHAT IS A PORTRAIT”  RIPE ART GALLERY , Huntington, NY  Curated by Ruben Natal-San Miguel & Gallery owner Cherie Via Rexer.

2014- June- August  Fine art prints of Muddy Waters and Willie Dixon for the CHICAGO BLUEs exhibition at Paul Stuart of Chicago/New York

2012- Miami Basel, Scope : two works sold to private collector, Wynnwood Miami FL

2011 -One Person Exhibition at New York Public Library : Pretty as a Picture March 2011

2011 -Chicago Art Fair,  Exhibited  with Asymmetrick NY  April 2011

2011- Art Basel Switzerland Scope , June 2011 ,  two works from the china project sold  to Beyeler Museum for their permanent collection

2011-One Person Exhibition, ” Local; The Farm Project ” at The Art Space , Germantown NY September 2011. 3 works sold.

2008 – finalist in Critical Mass , PhotoLucinda selected

Arnot Art Museum Group Exhibition titled:  Natural Instincts , Elmira New York

Art Institute of Boston, 3 photographers curated by Bonnell Robinson

Barret House Group show , Poughkeepsie New York  curated by Willis Hartshorn

Scholarship to Wilson Hicks Conference on Visual Communications, Coral Gables, Miami

met with John Durniak,Larry Schiller, Duane Michals, Photo Editors with Time, NatGeo.

Assistant to Irving Penn Studio, Annie Liebovitz , Bill King  freelancing for 3 years  with different photographers after college in New York City.

Current Projects seeking Representation include : The African American Portraits: , Backstage Muscians :The Dressing Room,  The Farm Project :Portraits of a Community,  A Personal look back into  CHINA : Then and Now .         In Color : The Flora Stillife series.

Representation :

MPTV IMAGES  contact    in  Los Angeles CA for Licensing  and Usage  :  LINK  Below

Print Sales : contact : 

View Catalog of Prints available at


Commercial Portfolio:  Lingerie Advertising : LINK :

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