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Contemporary Photographer Series - Lauren Marsolier

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from the series Transition - part 2 © Lauren Marsolier
Lauren Marsolier is a French photographer currently living in Los Angeles, California. Her ongoing series, Transition, features composite images made from individual photographs taken at different locations including France, the U.S., and Spain. In addition to solo exhibitions at Robert Berman Gallery in Los Angeles and Robert Koch Gallery in San Francisco, Marsolier has displayed her work in group shows including the Flash Forward Festival in Boston, 31 Women in Art Photography at Hasted Kraeutler Gallery in NYC, and Landmark: The Fields of Photography at the Somerset House in London. She was recently interviewed by Trish Gibson for our ongoing Contemporary Photographer Series (CPS).
Your images are made up of many different photographs taken from many different places. How did you make the decision that your work would consist entirely of composite images rather than straight landscapes? How do you decide which photographs will g…

ETSU Visiting Artist Lecture - Lucas Foglia

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© Lucas Foglia
Photographer Lucas Fogliawill be coming to ETSU as a visiting artist on April 17th and 18th, 2014. His visit will include a public lecture on his work this Friday at 6:00pm in Ball Hall Auditorium, followed by a book signing where copies of his newest book, Frontcountry, will be available. The event is free and open to the public.
On Thursday and Friday, Lucas will be conducting individual critiques with students in Room 321 of Ball Hall. Sign up sheets are posted on Ball Hall 106 and space is limited, but the sessions are open to anyone who wants to sit in and listen. Please direct any questions to greerjd@etsu.edu.

Contemporary Photographer Series - Dave Jordano

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from the series Detroit - Unbroken Down © 2011 Dave Jordano
Dave Jordano earned his BFA from the College of Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan. His work is in the collections of the Museum of Contemporary Photography, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and the Detroit Institute of Arts, among numerous other public, private and corporate collections. A solo exhibition of his ongoing series, Detroit - Unbroken Down, was held earlier this year at United Photo Industries in Brooklyn, NY. Jordano was recently interviewed by Matthew Brown for our Contemporary Photographer Series (CPS).
In 1977, you established your own commercial photography studio in Chicago. After more than thirty years of working in that field, what made you transition to fine art in 2001? Did you have to alter your way of thinking about photography?
Well, in many ways the idea of creating fine art has always been something that I've been looking forward to coming back to. As a student in Detroit at the College for Cre…

Megan King Featured in NPR Article on Appalachian Diversity

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© Megan King
ETSU Alum Megan King (BFA 2013) is currently featured in an NPR article as part of their Code Switch blog, which specializes in stories about race and culture. Not only do Megan's photographs illustrate the article entitled Stereotypes of Appalachia Obscure a Diverse Picture, but she is also interviewed for the piece about her experiences photographing the Hispanic population. 
Click here to see the full article.

Joshua Dudley Greer Featured on WIRED

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Station 36, Point Pleasant, West Virginia, 2012 © Joshua Dudley Greer

An article written by Pete Brook (of Prison Photography) about Joshua Dudley Greer's Point Pleasant series is currently up on WIRED.com. Greer, our current Visiting Assistant Professor of Photography, had an exhibition of this work at the Slocumb Galleries in 2013. His project, which was begun in 2009, was funded in part by the RDC Small Grant program here at ETSU. 

Click here to see the article.