Join us for Alternative Perspectives: Photography
THURSDAY, October 22, 2009, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Library, 3rd Floor, 624 S. Michigan Ave.
Gain insights into the world of professional photography. Join the director of Columbia's Museum of Contemporary Photography and two professional photographers to hear perspectives on collecting work, curating shows, and getting your work seen. More about the program at: www.lib.colum.edu/about/diy
Jodi Adams, Photographer. She received her BA in Photography from Columbia College Chicago in 2008 and her work has been recently exhibited in Champaign, IL and Chicago galleries and in shows and exhibits at Columbia College Chicago.
Curtis Mann, Photographer. He received his MFA in Photography from Columbia College in Chicago in 2008 and holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Dayton in 2002. His recent photographic work helped him receive SPE's top student award, the Crystal Apple, in 2006. Curtis had a solo show of his Modifications work at the Kusseneers Gallery of Antwerp, Belgium in 2008 and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago in 2009. A book of the Modifications series was recently released by Aperture Books as part of the Midwest Photographers Publication Project.
Rod Slemmons has served as the Director of the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago since 2002. A museum professional, teacher, curator, writer, editor and printmaker, Rod teaches undergraduate classes and graduate seminars at Columbia College Chicago and at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has organized numerous exhibitions and his essays and reviews have appeared in such publications as Afterimage, Black Flash, image, and Reflex.
Refreshments will be served.