Bruce Jackson is a photographic artist whose landscapes will transport you to real and symbolic places of peace, balance and beauty. Through his work, he extends to us an invitation to experience the poetry of place, and to carry that compassion and serenity into our daily lives.
Visiting Artists | 2015
Houston native, Darius Clark Monroe is an award‐winning filmmaker and MFA graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. He's a National Board of Review, HBO Short Film, and Urbanworld Best Screenplay award recipient.
Henry Horenstein (born 1947, New Bedford, Massachusetts) is an American artist photographer. Henry Horenstein has worked as a photographer, teacher and author since the early 1970s. He is the author of over 30 books, including a series of photographic textbooks that have been used by hundreds of thousands of students over the past 30 years.
James Longley is a documentary filmmaker whose works examine the lives of people in conflict zones, mostly in the Middle East and South Asia. Longley’s 2006 film, Iraq in Fragments, won numerous honors, including three jury awards at Sundance and was nominated for an Academy Award. His short, Sari’s Mother (2006), was also nominated for an Academy Award. Longley won a MacArthur Fellowship in 2009.
Child artist. Born and raised in LA. There must be more to life; wants to fight the good fight. College. Political theory. Feminism. Activism. Study abroad. Foreign languages. East coast. Public radio. Cable access. Documentary filmmaker. Love. Friendship. Loss. Discovery. There is more to life; each day counts. Boston and New York. Middle age artist.
Noah Angell was born in the Durham/Chapel Hill area in 1980 and received an MA in Fine Arts from Central Saint Martins in 2006. His work is expansive, spanning performance, ethnomusicology, installation, and moving image.
Randall Kenan’s first novel, A Visitation of Spirits, was published in 1989; and a collection of stories, Let the Dead Bury Their Dead, was published in 1992. That collection was nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Award and was among The New York Times Notable Books. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Sherwood Anderson Award, the John Dos Passos Award, and was the 1997 Rome Prize winner from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He was awarded the North Carolina Award for Literature in 2005.
Ruth Behar was born in Havana, Cuba, and grew up in New York. She was twenty-six when she received her Ph.D. in cultural anthropology from Princeton University. She is now the Victor Haim Perera Collegiate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan.
Bayeté Ross Smith is an artist, photographer, and educator living in New York City. His work is interdisciplinary, using the medium best suited for each idea.
Bill Burke (b. 1943) received both his BFA and MFA in Photography from the Rhode Island School of Design. His works are in many museum collections including The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and many others.
Deborah Stratman is a Chicago-based artist and filmmaker interested in landscapes and systems. Her films, rather than telling stories, pose a series of problems – and through their at times ambiguous nature, allow for a complicated reading of the questions being asked. She is the recipient of Fulbright and Guggenheim fellowships, a Creative Capital award, and she currently teaches at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Mark Steinmetz photographs the everyday drama, the beauty in the daily circumstance. Still devoted to film, his black and white photos are a look into the rawness of life and the human relationship. In addition to his published books, his works have been exhibited around the United States and internationally.
Nate Larson is a contemporary artist working with photographic media, artist books, and digital video. Most of his current artwork, research, and collaboration explores the linkage between human experience and the site on which it happened through technological, cultural, and historical threads.
Peter Hutton is an experimental filmmaker, known primarily for his silent cinematic portraits of cities and landscapes around the world. In 1987, Hutton was awarded Best Cinematography for his work on Phil Hartman's feature film "No Picnic" at the Sundance Film Festival.