Art Wall Opening Reception, Sunday, August 4, 2019: UUSM’s own Charles Haskell is featured as the August Artist of the Month with his display of portraiture titled “The Inherent Worth and Dignity of Every Person.” The reception will be Sunday, August 4 at 11 am in Forbes during coffee hour. Lunch will be served. Haskell plans to photograph members after the services on August 11, 18, and 25.
About the Artist of the Month: Charles Haskell has provided portrait photographic services at no charge to nonprofit organizations since 2003. The organizations served include the Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Santa Monica, the Westside Coalition and its member agencies, the Santa Monica Family YMCA, and the volunteers of the Santa Monica Library, among others.
Haskell Photography is available for portrait photography services to individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations willing to make donations to suggested charities.
Charles served as professor of medicine at UCLA until his retirement, after which he was named Professor Emeritus. He made major contributions to cancer research and treatment in his 35+ year career. In March 2019, Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, named Haskell as the recipient of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.
Married and devoted to his wife Christine, his daughter, granddaughter, and great-granddaughter, Charles has contributed to UUSM in a great many capacities during his nearly forty years as a member, including serving on the Board, on the bylaws committee, and by providing his amazing photography skills for our directory and website (charleshaskellphotography.com).