Charlann’s career began with the study of Fine Art and Art Education at JCSC in 1970. Upon completion of her Master’s Degree at Kean University, she began teaching Art in the Bayonne School District while creating and producing her own individual artwork. Her early works were based in Commercial Art and Design.
For the last two decades, Charlann has focused on Photo Art and Digital Photography. During this time she exhibited her work in numerous juried shows and participated in local, national and international competitions enjoying much success. To date, Charlann has received 50+ awards for her efforts.
In June of 2014, Charlann retired from teaching after 39 years of service to pursue her Photo Art and Photography full time and continue exhibiting her work. On average, she participates in approximately 30-40 photography and art exhibits annually. She has also juried and curated a number of art/photography exhibits over the past several years. Her memberships and affiliations include:
NJ Photography Forum; Art Educators of New Jersey; Visual Arts Center, Summit NJ; Watchung Arts Center; Art Circle of Bayonne; Discover Jersey Arts/ArtPride New Jersey Foundation; Hudson Artists of NJ; Contemporary Art Group; and ProArts Jersey City
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