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JEFF WHETSTONE, Artist
Thursday, November 13, 12:30pm

Jeff Whetstone was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee and has been photographing and writing about the relationship between man and nature since he received a Zoology degree from Duke University in 1990. Whetstone served for five years as an artist-in-residence at Appalshop, Inc., a media arts center located in coalfields of eastern Kentucky. While working at Appalshop, Whetstone was the project director for the Before the Flood exhibition that premiered at the National Folk Festival. His photographs and writing have been featured in Southern Changes, DoubleTake, Southern Exposure, Daylight Magazine and elsewhere. After receiving his MFA in photography from Yale in 2001, he was awarded the prestigious Sakier Prize for photography. Since then, his work has been exhibited internationally and received reviews in The Village Voice, New York Times, New Yorker Magazine, and the Los Angeles Times. Whetstone teaches at the Art Department of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Whetstone was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2007 for a body of work entitled New Wilderness. In 2008 Whetstone was awarded the Factor Prize for Southern Art. Jeff Whetstone is represented by Julie Saul Gallery, NY; Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, LA and Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta. More at jeffwhetstone.net.

Drawing E. obsoleta from Jeff Whetstone on Vimeo.


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* All events are free and open to the public

LAURA LETINSKY, Artist
Thursday, October 9, 12:30pm

ARTHUR OU, Artist
Thursday, October 16, 12:30pm

DEANA LAWSON, Artist
Wednesday, October 22, 12:30pm

LISA OPPENHEIM, Artist
Thursday, November 6, 12:30pm

DYANNA TAYLOR, Film Director
“Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning”
Sunday, November 16, 4:30pm

RICHARD STREET, Anschutz Distinguished Fellow in American Studies
“Photographer’s Double / Searching for Cover”
Monday, November 17, 4:30pm

 

 

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  • Program in Visual Arts
  • Program in American Studies

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