STEVE HANSEN. PRESIDENT
Steve Hansen, President, began his career in photography in junior high school with a basic camera. He had been published in national magazines, covered the Monterey Pop Festival with publication in the Boston Globe Sunday Magazine and Esquire. His career led to hundreds of assignments from national magazines including: Time, Life, Esquire, People, Sports Illustrated, Fortune, Business Week, Parents Magazine, Newsweek, Vanity Fair and dozens more. His photographs appeared 3 times on the cover of Time magazine.
In 1968, Michelangelo Antonioni selected Steve to act as special unit still photographer on his first feature shot in America, Zabriskie Point. This experience opened the world of film, leading Steve to venture into commercial production, shooting commercials and industrial films.
Steve’s advertising photography, created for his clients over a 20- year period in Boston, garnered numerous creative awards. Clients included major advertising agencies and corporations all over New England and around the country and products from microscopic surgical instruments and the “little people” of Hasbro’s GI Joe and Transformers to oil drilling platforms and jet engines for General Electric and Bell Helicopters for Textron.
On moving to Sedona in 1988 Steve expanded his creative activities into Direct Mail and Graphic Design, providing graphic design and high volume mailing preparation services to companies and organizations in the Verde Valley and beyond, services for which Hansen LightWorks has become best known in Sedona over the years.
VINCENT KUHN. OWNER
After starting his Audio Visual Production career in Vienna, Austria, Vincent Kuhn moved to Sedona, Arizona in 1998 to establish and manage One World Art Fine Art Giclee Printing, a family owned business.
He then pursued his certification in machine technology which provided him with a unique understanding of equipment. Vincent has several years of leadership experience through managing the family-owned business as well as a variety of other team settings. His broad background and dynamic approach will continue to enhance Hansen Lightworks.