Howard Hershell Dinin


Born in the Bronx, NY. Moved to Providence, RI at the age of 10.

Entered college in Boston, MA in combined Liberal Arts|Medical School Program. Ultimately received BA degree in English Language & Literature: Boston University

Received MA degree in English Language & Literature: Boston University

Visiting Instructor: Freshman Communications & British Literature, Colby Jr College for Women [now Colby-Sawyer College]

PhD Candidate in English & American Literature: Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

Special Studies: Harvard University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

various academic honors
Academy of American Poets Prize, best collection of poems, Bryn Mawr College (twice)


Visiting Faculty: Advertising, Marketing, and Design for Communications, Boston University, Metropolitan College and College of Communications

Visiting Lecturer, College of the Holy Cross: seminar in Photography, Architecture & Ethics, Department of Visual Arts

Visiting Lecturer, Amherst College: seminar in Photography, Seeing & Ethics, Department of Art & History of Art

Managing Editor, "The Exceptional Parent" magazine, Boston, MA

Editor, "The Boston Monthly" magazine, Boston, MA

contributing writer, The Boston Globe, Bostonia Magazine, Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau, Cambridge Chamber of Commerce

first, second, and third place awards: Art Directors Club of Boston, Advertising Club of Boston Hatch Awards, Clio, New England Broadcast Awards for design, copywriting, photography, art direction


Eastman Kodak Award of Merit, High School Photography (Sports)


"Eight Photographers" Boston University, Sherman Student Union Gallery

"The Renewed Burden of Truth," two man show with Steve Lipsey, Zeitgeist Gallery, Cambridge


"Provence," WGBH Gallery, Allston, MA

"south," Stonestreets, gallery, Cambridge, MA

"1/40th of a Second" Emerson Umbrella Gallery, Concord, MA

private collections