Jay Maisel, the Fairfield Museum and History Center "IMAGES" exhibit featured photographer, will discusses his work, his path and his inspirations. Maisel is an internationally acclaimed photographer, whose images have been featured in advertising, editorial and corporate communications worldwide. An ASMP Life Time Achievement award and ASMP Photographer of the Year winner, Maisel's prints are found in private, corporate and museum collections. Don't miss the opportunity to meet this extraordinary artist. Free for members, $5 for non-members.

"Always carry a camera and you'll always be shooting!" That is Maisel's philosophy and mantra. With more than 55 years of experience and a portfolio of thousands of dramatic images, Maisel's name has become synonymous with vibrant color photography that uses light and gesture to create countless unforgettable images for advertising, editorial and corporate communications venues. His regular teaching includes light, gesture and color street photography. He shoots what he sees.

Maisel was recently inducted into the Art Directors Club Hall of Fame. A graduate of Cooper Union and Yale University, Jay continues his education by teaching younger photographers at workshops, seminars and lectures worldwide.

Located at 370 Beach Road in Fairfield, the Fairfield Museum and History Center is open seven days a week. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students and seniors, members of the museum and children age 5 and under are admitted free of charge. For current program and exhibition information, visit www.fairfieldhs.org and for group tour reservations and information, call 203-259-1598.