Wednesday, July 27, 2005

Jerry Uelsmann

Jerry Uelsmann

Información de Profotos.

Born in Detroit in 1934, Jerry N. Uelsmann received his B.F.A. from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 1957, where he studied under Minor White and Hat (Hattersley), and his M.S. and M.F.A. from Indiana University in 1960. He has taught at the University of Florida since 1960, and held the position of Graduate Research Professor at UF since 1974. Uelsmann received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1967 and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in 1972. He is a founding member of the American Society for Photographic Education, a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain, and has served as a trustee of the Friends of Photography.

Uelsmann's work has been exhibited in more than 100 solo shows in the United States and abroad over the past thirty years. His photographs are in the permanent collections of numerous museums worldwide including the Metropolitan Museum and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Chicago Art Institute, The International Museum of Photography at the George Eastman House, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Biblioteque National in Paris, the National Museum of American Art in Washington, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the National Galleries of Scotland, the Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, Arizona, the National Museum of Modern Art in Kyoto, Japan, the Moderna Museet in Stockholm, the National Gallery of Canada, and the National Gallery of Australia.

Uelsmann's photographs have been reproduced and discussed in numerous national and international journals, books, magazines and newspapers. His photographs have also been reproduced in a portfolio by Doubleday (1970) and by the Witkin Gallery in a limited edition portfolio of original prints. Books include Jerry N. Uelsmann (Millerton, N.Y.: Aperture, 1970); John L. Ward, The Criticism of Photography as Art: The Photographs of Jerry Uelsmann (Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 1970); Jerry N. Uelsmann: Silver Meditations (Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Morgan and Morgan, 1975); Jerry N. Uelsmann: Photography from 1975-1979 (Chicago: Columbia College, 1980); Jerry N. Uelsmann-Twenty-Five Years: A Retrospective (Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1982); Uelsmann: Process and Perception (Gainesville: University Presses of Florida, 1985); Jerry Uelsmann: Photosynthesis (Gainesville: University Presses of Florida, 1992); and Uelsmann's Yosemite (Gainesville: University Presses of Florida, 1996). (Department of Art and Art History, University of Florida)



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