Gerard Burkhart


Teaches Photo 13 and 14 - Photojournalism

Gerard Burkhart is a photojournalist whose work has appeared in every major national news magazine and newspaper through assignments or via wire services Agence France Presse and Associated Press. Additional work has been circulated through the agencies gettyimages, Polaris and Black Star. He is currently providing editorial and corporate work to gettyimages custom assignments along with other clients. As a photographer with the Los Angeles Times, his photos were a part of three Pulitzer Prize-winning group entries and a fourth group entry Pulitzer Finalist for spot news. As a photographer for the Los Angeles Times, he won First Place for Photo Essay in the 1996 Greater Los Angeles Press Club for a local environmental cleanup story. He was a staff photographer at the Los Angeles Daily News. His North Hollywood Neighborhood Project is a part of the permanent historical photography collection of the Los Angeles Public library, the attorney group O’Melveney and Meyers photo collection and private collectors in the U.S. and Great Britain. He also teaches photojournalism classes at Santa Monica College.