Magdalena Kernan, Somers Point
Magdalena (Magi) Kernan graduated from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey in the Spring of 2014 with a degree in Political Science. At Stockton, she began a photography project with a professor of Anthropology documenting the homeless of Atlantic City, which was featured in the Noyes Museum. Later, this project was continued individually, leading to an event at the Melting Pot which benefited the Atlantic City Rescue Mission and Covenant House of Atlantic City, agencies which are in place to aid the homeless.
She aspires to one day work for National Geographic, simultaneously utilizing her law background combined with her love for the impact of photography to document human rights' issues and other politically -motivated photos around the world. She is driven to use photography as a way to cultivate a change in perspective. Her images can be easily identified by her light and clean style capturing candids moments and documentary-style photos.