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UPSTATE: Photographs by Tema Stauffer opens at the Reece Museum on October 22

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UPSTATE: Photographs by Tema Stauffer is on view at the Reece Museum at East Tennessee State University from October 22 - December 14.  The Mary B. Martin School of the Arts has sponsored a lecture with photo historian Alison Nordström at the reception for this exhibition on Thursday, November 29 at 5pm.  Tema Stauffer joined ETSU in 2017 as an Assistant Professor of Photography in the Department of Art & Design.  She will present an artist talk through the Women on Wednesdays lecture series on November 7 at noon. Author Xhenet Aliu will give a reading from the foreword to Tema Stauffer's recent monograph, UPSTATE, published by Daylight Books as well as selections from her novel Brass published by Random House in 2018 on Wednesday, October 24 at 5pm.

Spotlight on ETSU Photo alum Matthew Brown

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Matthew Brown graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2015 from East Tennessee State University and is a current MFA Candidate at the University of Georgia. His work has been exhibited internationally and featured in articles by iGNANT, It’s Nice That, Ain’t Bad Magazine, Oxford American’s Eyes on the South, HuffPost, and Documentum, among others. Brown is included in the Looking At Appalachia collection, as well as the permanent collection at East Tennessee State. 
Brown was recently interview by graduate student, Jordan Whitten, for our Alumni Series. 
Your ongoing series, New Developments, made after graduating ETSU has an interesting push and pull from being a regional body of work like you often see made in East Tennessee. While stating it has “the “Anywhere USA” nature”; you also state that "These structures make the landscape non-specific and ubiquitous, homogenized by big box stores” in an area known for rural agriculture. Now that you have moved to Athens do you see your…