Hirschfeld is currently working with a series of sculptures referencing the Industrial Revolution, Victoria to Art Nouveau and Art Deco.Corson was the first Editor of the Journal of Herpetology, currently the principal publication in this branch of science. He has written scientific papers, articles for consumer magazines, and museum Essays (see also Objects of Myth and Mystery). He has taught photography at the University of Cincinnati, lectured at educational and arts organizations, curated exhibitions, and has had one-person Exhibitions at galleries and museums including the Smithsonian Institution.
Corson is the author of three suspense novels published in hardcover and mass market by Forge Press, including the bestselling Aloha, Mr. Lucky set between Waikiki Beach and the slopes of Kilauea volcano on the Big Island. These will appear as e-books along with a new novel, Wonderball, a fictional take on “The curious events at Shiprock, New Mexico.” Corson is currently researching a historical novel set in the USSR in the pre-war 1930s during the rise of Stalin.
Corson was a guest of cultural delegations to Communist China when that country was first opening to Westerners and to the USSR during Glasnost. He is an Honorary Member of the Union of Artists of Kharkov, Ukraine. Corson belongs to the Mystery Writers of America and the Authors Guild, is a life member of ASMP, the American Society of Media Photographers, and was formerly a national board member and Chapter President (Ohio Valley) of that organization. He was Chairman of The Ohio Herpetological Society and served on the Artist Advisory Boards of the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, the University of Cincinnati Reed Gallery, and Ohio's Images Gallery. He was a co-founder of the SSAR (Society for the Study of Reptiles & Amphibians) and initiated the publication Herpetological Review.
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