Jerry N. Uelsmann

Jerry Uelsmann (1934 - ) was born in Detroit. He received his BFA in 1957 from the Rochester Institute of Technology and Indiana University and his MS and MFA from Indiana University in 1960. Uelsmann's "first job offer" was as a photography professor at the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he stayed from 1960 until 1998. In 1967, Uelsmann received a Guggenheim Fellowship and, in 1972, received a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship.  in 1972. His work has been exhibited in over 100 individual shows nationally and internationally and can be seen in the permanent collections of museums worldwide, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Bibliotheque National in Paris. Of his artistic approach, Uelsmann said, “My visual quest is driven by a desire to create a universe capable of supporting feelings and ideas. The camera is a license to explore.”

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