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Transcript of Jerry Uelsmann
Born June 11th 1934
He grew up in a poor family
Became interested in Photography in High School
Studied at Rochester Institute of Technology (1953)
Graduated in 1957
Married Marylinn Kamichke
Had his first publication in Photography Annual
Began graduate school at Indiana University (1957)
At first he was going to study audio-visual communication
But in 1958 he transferred to department of Art
Jerry's life Continued
Self taught photographer that would come to take pictures of the city and experiment with many different exposures.
Was an artist that encompassed many objects in still life photography into pieces of artwork using paper, jarred subjects, ect.
Used light as his medium in photography
His photos were so special because of the light that would shine upon the objects
He would photograph simple mundane things like peeling wallpaper.
Worked w/ another student to produce a five part photography series for a local education television station
Went to Indiana and studied with Henry Holmes Smith
During his class he was discussing a photograph of a woman merged into a highway by Arthur Segal
He noticed a flaw in the picture and thought he could do a better job.
Graduated in 1960 w/ a master in the fine arts.
Joined university of Florida and began teaching photography.
1966 became associate professor and was elected to the board of directors of the Society for Photographic Education.
1973 made the Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society of the U.K
1974 became a graduate research professor at the University of FL.
In the 1980's he publishes two books.
Still living today and taking photos today.
Galleries and Expositions
In 1957 had his first publication in Photography Annual.
1958 he and another student produced a 5 part series for a local TV station.
1963 first solo exhibition in at the Jacksonville Art Museum in FL.
1967 solo exhibition in Museum of Modern Art NY.
From then until now (he is still living) he has been making shows and exhibitions all over the world.
Change in Style
Forgotten Promise 2012
His Best Known for Work
Apocalypse 2 1967
Our Take on the Photos
Our Take Cont...
First take on photo: Leanne Su
Second take: Priya Nakkiran
First Inspiration photo: http://hitonhyvatsumpit.blogspot.com/2012/11/viisikymmenta-televisiosarjaa-5-3.html
Second Inspiration Photo: http://rctc-photo-1.blogspot.com/2010/11/title-small-woods-where-i-met-myself.html
Why we are Inspired
Leanne's Inspiration: http://craiggoldwyn.com/books.html
Hannah's Inspiration: riseandfight.net