Sharon Farmer Biography
Sharon Farmer “Sharon Camille Farmer” the first African-American woman to be hired as a White House photographer and as well the first African American and first female to be Director of the White House Photography Office.
Sharon Farmer Age
Sharon was born on June 10, 1951, in the United States. There is no information about the place he was born though he is an American by birth.
Sharon Farmer Family | Young
There is no information about her family and how he was raised up. Sharon has not shared any information about his parents and with their occupation, she has also not shared any information him having siblings or elder brothers and sisters
Sharon Farmer Married | Children
There is no information about Farmer having been married, she has also not shared any information about him having married and has opted to keep silent about his personal life. She has also not shared any information about her having dated before.
Sharon Farmer Career
Farmer began her career as a freelance photographer. She later worked for the Smithsonian Institution, the Washington Post and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, shooting news stories, political campaigns, cultural events, conferences, and portraits. Farmer also lectured extensively on photography and served on the faculty for American University, Mount Vernon College, and Indiana University.
She later got was hired in 1993 as a White House photographer and began traveling the world taking pictures of President Bill Clinton and the first lady, Hillary Rodham Clinton. Among the many famous images she captured was the handshake between the late Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat, and President and Mrs. Clinton witnessing the launch of the space shuttle Discovery with astronaut John Glenn.
Then, in 1999, Farmer was promoted to Director of White House Photography and became the first African American and the first woman to hold this position. Later, in 2004, she was the campaign photographer for Senator John Kerry’s presidential election campaign. Farmer as well presented many exhibits at museums and cultural institutions nationwide, including Art against AIDS, Gospel in the Projects, Twenty Years on the Mall, Washington, D.C. – Beijing Exchange, and Our Views of Struggle.
Sharon Farmer Net Worth
Sharon estimated net worth is under review, there is no information about his net worth or salary buts she is said to have been earning a huge salary from his work.