Photography 2014 TC Colley Lecture Series

The Photography Department announces its 2014 TC Colley Lecture Series

Tuesday, September 30
Jeffrey Rich
Jeff Rich’s work focuses on water issues ranging from recreation and sustainability to exploitation and abuse. Jeff explores these subjects by using long-term photographic documentation of specific regions of the United States. Jeff received his MFA in photography at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia. His Watershed project has toured nationally since 2012, with shows in New York City; Portland, OR; Asheville, NC; Bloomington, IN; Akron, OH, and Atlanta, GA. His book, “Watershed: A Survey of The French Broad River Basin” was awarded the 2010 Critical Mass Book Award.


Tuesday, October 14
Deborah Luster
Deborah Luster is best known for her long-term photographic documentary series, One Big Self: Prisoners of Louisiana and Tooth for an Eye: a Chorography of Violence in Orleans Parish. (Both monographs published by Twin Palms Publishing.) Her awards include a 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship; a 2014 residency at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, a Dorothea Lange—Paul Taylor Prize, and an Anonymous Was a Woman Award. Her work is included in the permanent collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Smithsonian American Art Museum, and other notable public and private collections. Deborah lives in New Orleans and Galway, Ireland.


Tuesday, October 28
Brian Ulrich
Brian Ulrich is an American photographer known for his exploration of consumer culture. Ulrich’s work is held many collections such as; the Art Institute of Chicago; and the Cleveland Museum of Art. Photo District News named Ulrich as one of 30 Emerging Photographers (2007). He was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship (2009). His work has been featured in the New York Times Magazine; Time Magazine; Mother Jones; Artforum; and Harper’s. Aperture and the Cleveland Museum of Art published his first major monograph, “Is This Place Great or What” (2011). The Anderson Gallery published the catalog “Closeout: Retail, Relics and Ephemera” (2013). Brian is an Assistant Professor at RISD in the Photography Department.


All lectures will start at 7pm in the Metcalf Auditorium. Free and open to the public.

Brian Ulrich, Deborah Luster, Jeffrey Rich, Photography, TC Colley Lectures

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