ETSU Visiting Artist Lecture - Rachel Bolloit
Visiting artist Rachel Bolloit will present a lecture in Ball Hall Auditorium on Thursday, February 14 at 7pm. Bolloit is a photographer, filmmaker, and educator based in Nashville, Tennessee. She holds a BA in Sociology from Tufts University, a BFA in Photography from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and an MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts from Duke University. Her work has been funded by the Annenberg Foundation (Los Angeles, CA), the Riverview Foundation (Chattanooga, TN), the Tennessee Arts Commission (Nashville, TN), and the National Endowment for the Arts (Washington, D.C.). She was the recipient of the 2018 PhotoNOLA Review Prize. Her monograph Moon Shine: Photographs of the Cumberland Plateau will be published by Daylight Books in 2019.
Her talk was organized by Slocomb Galleries and generously sponsored by the Tennessee Arts Commission for the Arts Project Support grant for Tangibility of Faith: Art & Religion in Appalachia and Tennessee and ETSU SGA BUC Funds. Her work is included in the Tangibility of Faith: Religion in the Arts in Appalachia and Tennessee exhibition at Tipton Gallery and Reece Museum and the Positive /Negative 34 National Juried Art Exhibition at the Slocumb Galleries.