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Oct 4: Distinguished Artist’s Talk Wendel White

Wendel A. White
Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 12:30 – 1:30 PM
AIMM 125
This event is free and open to the public.

Join us for an artist’s talk with photographer, educator, and cultural worker Wendel White.

Black and white photo of a segregated school. The brick building is emphasized as a dark grey, while the rest of the landscape is covered with a semi-opaque white sheen.
(Wendel White. “Trenton, NJ” Schools for the Colored. 1990 – 2022.)

As stated on his website:

“Wendel A. White was awarded a BFA in photography from the School of Visual Arts in New York and an MFA in photography from the University of Texas at Austin. White taught photography at the School of Visual Arts, NY; The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, NY; the International Center for Photography, NY; Rochester Institute of Technology; and is currently Distinguished Professor of Art at Stockton University.

His work has received various awards and fellowships including; a 2021 Robert Gardner Fellow in Photography, Peabody Museum of Archeology & Ethnography, Harvard University; a John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in Photography; Bunn Lectureship in Photography, Bradley University; three artist fellowships from the New Jersey State Council for the Arts; a photography grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, and a New Works Photography Fellowship from En Foco Inc.”

This lecture is offered in conjunction with Carrie Mae Weems: The Usual Suspects, on view in the TCNJ Art Gallery from August 30-October 30, 2022. For more information about the exhibition, please visit the exhibition website.