Columbia University in the City of New York

Harriman Institute




Photography Exhibition with Grace Kennan Warnecke

Title: San Francisco in the Seventies, Moscow in the Eighties, New York in the Nineties

Grace Warnecke worked as professional photographer from 1975 to 1984. During that period she had three one-woman shows at the Van Doren Art Gallery in San Francisco. She did the photography for a cookbook entitled No Pressure Steam Cooking. She was a photographer for Newsweek Magazine during the Moscow Olympic Games in 1980.

In addition to her photography, Ms. Warnecke was country director for Winrock International in Kyiv, Ukraine from 1999 – 2003; President of SOVUS Business Consultants; founder and project supervisor of the Volkhov International Small Business Incubator, Russia; founding executive director of the American-Soviet Youth Orchestra, and assignment editor in A Day in the Life of the Soviet Union. She was Associate Producer of a PBS documentary, “The First Fifty Years: Reflection s on U.S.-Soviet Relations,” winner of the Alfred I. Dupont Columbia University Award. She is currently working on a memoir and has recently served as an international election monitor in Ukraine and Azerbaijan. She attended School No. 131 in Moscow, among others, and is a graduate of Radcliffe College where she majored in Russian history and literature.