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PAMELA HANSON (born 1954)

Pamela Hanson was born in London, grew up in Geneva, and was educated at the American School in Lugano, Switzerland and the University of Colorado.

Hanson’s work has been regularly featured in American and International editions of VOGUE, Vanity Fair, GQ, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, and Glamour, among others.  Her work has appeared in the advertising campaigns and television commercials for clients such including Giorgio Armani, Dior, Ralph Lauren, J. Crew, L’Oreal, Lancôme, Halston, Estée Lauder, and Victoria’s Secret.  She directed a series of television spots to raise funds for finding a Juvenile Diabetes cure and has received an award from the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) for her “Family Stories” short documentary, a public service announcement collaboration with The Partnership at

Books of Hanson’s work include Girls (2001), Boys (2006), and Private Room (2016).  Her photographs have been exhibited worldwide, are included in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and were most recently included in the 2018 exhibition “Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography, 1911-2011” at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles.

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