Bea Nettles: Photographer, Author and Artist

October 18, 2010
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Cultural Events
Shirley Recital Hall

MEMORY THEATRES: Photographs and Books by Bea Nettles

Bea Nettles is an artist, photographer and author. She is very well known in the alternative photography field and has been exhibiting and publishing her autobiographical works since 1970. Since that time, she has had over fifty one-person exhibitions including the International Museum of Photography at the Eastman House, the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, Light Gallery and Witkin Gallery in NYC. Her works have also been shown internationally in major group exhibitions. Her images are in over 26 public collections including the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Canada, the Polaroid International Collection, the Phillips Collection in Washington DC, the International Museum of Photography at the Eastman House, and the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, Arizona. Nettles has taught photography to over one thousand students since 1970. Her textbook Breaking the Rules: A Photo Media Cookbook has reached two generations of readers. She has delivered lectures and workshops internationally and is widely recognized for her innovations in mixed media photography and photographic books. Free.

Reception and book signing after the lecture.

Sponsored by the Committee on Cultural Events

Laura Slawter