Penny Knobel-Besa is a playwright, director, and producer, as well as an award-winning photographer. Once named Maryland Photographer of the Year, she has exhibited in Europe and from Maine to Louisiana. Her work is published in a variety of literary journals.
Recently she had the cover photos for four issues of the bi-annual literary journal for the Maryland Writers Association. She prefers to capture random moments as she travels and creates art work via her computer. She enjoys giving private sessions of “The Art of Photography” from her Sanctuary Studios in Flintstone, Maryland that she shares with her artist husband, Hilmar Gottesthal.