group show 43
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Philip Heying is a photographer living in Lawrence, Kansas. He earned a BFA in Painting in 1983 from the University of Kansas. While living in Lawrence, Heying met William S. Burroughs in 1980 and became friends. Through Burroughs he also met Brion Gysin, Allen Ginsberg, Timothy and Albert Hoffman.
Harry Griffin was born and raised along the Florida gold coast.
Coey Kerr is an artist based in Montréal Canada. She is currently pursuing a bachelors of fine arts with a major in photography at Concordia University.
Martin Hyers and William Mebane began their collaborative work in 2004. In their documentary photographic practice they create useful time capsules by approaching subject matter in a high-volume fashion. Their work has been widely exhibited both in the United States and internationally, and is included in the permanent collections at The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago, the Wieland Collection in Atlanta, and the Fred Bidwell Collection in Cleveland.
Jay Muhlin works with photography, often incorporating installation, print, and text, with a focus on photo books and multiples. He has a BFA in Photography from Tisch School of the Arts and an MFA in Transmedia from Syracuse University. He currently teaches at Rowan University and is a photographer for the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Hugh Turvey has been working with x-ray creatively for nearly 20 years. Most of this time has been spent producing imagery for commercial clients and for his collection at the Science Photo Library. His work appears in private and public collections, and has featured in National Geographic Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, The Science Imaging Journal, Wellcome Trust News, Synergy, I Science (Imperial College) and The Royal Photographic Society.
Beth Herzhaft graduated cum laude from The University of Hard Knocks and received her MFA in Photography from Nowhere In Particular. Her first paying job (photographing gangster rapper Schooly-D) resulted from her finding her way into the art department at Capitol Records, back when you could get away with that sort of thing.
David Johnson is an artist based in St. Louis, MO. He received an MFA in Visual Art from Washington University in St. Louis in 2007 and earned his BFA in Studio Art with an emphasis in Photography from Texas Christian University. His photographs have been exhibited internationally, including: the Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis; Sydhavn Station, Copenhagen, Demark; La Esquina, Kansas City, MO; Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR; Maps Contemporary Art Space, Belleville, IL; and Blue Star Contemporary, San Antonio, TX. His work can be found in the collection at The Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago. Currently, Johnson is a Lecturer at Washington University in Saint Louis and Saint Louis University.
Michael Bach resides in Troy, New York along with his wife, the painter, Ruth Young. He holds an A.A.S. degree in Fine Arts with a Photography Concentration from the Junior College Of Albany. He earned a B.A. in Photography from the Bard College Undergraduate Photography Program. He was awarded a M.F.A. degree from the Yale School of Art Graduate Photography Program.
Clara Prioux was born in 1989. She received her DNSEP (MFA) in 2012 from the ESAD of Strasbourg, France where she was a student of the Equipe 1, a class directed by Manfred Sternjakob. Prioux has been involved in developing her photographic practice and in self-publishing for several years and has participated in various group shows in Paris, Rouen, New York and Munich. She is also a member of the artist duo Prioux & Peixoto. She is based in Paris and travels in France and abroad. She is currently working on a book project about Fort Mill, SC.
Diane Meyer received a BFA in Photography from NYU, Tisch School of the Arts in 1999 and an MFA in Visual Arts from UCSD in 2002. She is an Associate Professor of Photography at Loyola Marymount University. Her work has been exhibited in solo exhibitions at the Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester; the 18th Street Art Center, Santa Monica; AIR Gallery, NYC and The Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City; group shows in the US and abroad include the Robert Mann Gallery, NYC; Regina Anzenberger Gallery, Vienna,; Fototropia, Guatemala City; Schneider Gallery, Chicago; Cuchifritos Gallery, NYC; Lennox Contemporary, Toronto; Rotunda Gallery, NYC; Jen Bekman Gallery, NYC.
Lori Nix has received several photography awards. She is a 2004 New York Foundation for the Arts Individual Artist Grant recipient. In 2001 she was awarded a residency at Light Work (an internationally recognized photography organization in Syracuse, New York). Nix was a 1999 recipient of an Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Grant; a 1998 recipient of a Greater Columbus Ohio Arts Grant; she participated in the Artist in the Marketplace program at the Bronx Museum of the Arts in 2000; and was named a Guggenheim Fellow in the Creative Arts for photography in 2014.
Helge Skovdin was born and based in Bergen, Norway. He works for magazines, newspapers, advertising agencies and publishing houses. He has won numerous awards in the Norwegian press picture of the year awards, and also in the Norwegian advertising picture of the year. In 2003 he won the Grand Prix in the Polaroid International Awards. He is represented by INSTITUTE agency.
Sean Ellingson was born and raised in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. He studied Photography at the Art Institute of Seattle and the School of Visual Arts in New York City. He has exhibited his work both nationally and internationally. Most recently at Collège des Bernardins in Paris, France in coordination with M&C Saatchi Little Stories and Société Générale. For the past two years he has been living and working in Hong Kong. He is hoping that Santa will bring him a new shiny 4x5 camera for Christmas.
Sadie Wechsler attended Bard College and Yale University School of Art. She currently lives, works and makes art in Seattle, Washington and everywhere else she manages to travel.
Lauren Grabelle's work falls in the matrix where fine art and documentary meet; where she can tell truths about our relationships to other people, animals, nature, and ourselves. Her work is about empathy.
Rob Anderson lives and works in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Azikiwe Mohammed graduated from Bard College in 2005 where he studied photography and fine arts. Since then he has shown these things in galleries. He lives and works in New York City.