ABOUT LARRY BROUTMAN:
Since the 1990s, Broutman has traveled the world over to capture the perfect photograph and has found his hometown of Chicago to have a plethora of visual inspiration, leading to the publication of Chicago Eternal, Chicago Monumental, and Chicago Unleashed. Broutman has been interviewed by high-profile television programs, radio shows, newspapers, and national art magazines to discuss his photography books. Chicago Monumental has won a Midwest Book Award for best interior design, an IPPY (Independent Publisher) Award in the Great Lakes Nonfiction category, and the gold medal in AuthorsDB’s Book Cover Contest.
His photography projects include work with Lincoln Park Zoo, Africa Geographic, BBC Wildlife, Children’s Memorial Hospital Clinic, and The Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Broutman is a finalist in Africa Geographic Magazine's 2017 Photographer of the Year contest.
Broutman attended MIT, where he received his S.B., S.M., and doctorate degree in the field of Materials Engineering and Science in 1963. During his career in Polymer Engineering and Science, he was an active researcher, professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology, and author of over 150 articles for textbooks and reference books. Broutman was recently elected to the Plastics Hall of Fame.