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Sustaining Creativity from Print to Wall with Charlee Brodsky
Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Location: Silver Eye Center for Photography, 1015 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA
Charlee Brodsky is a fine art and documentary photographer and professor of photography at Carnegie Mellon University. Join us for an inspired evening with this acclaimed artist as she shares insights about navigating long-term projects and collaborations and creating and publishing handmade, academic, and small press books.
Named the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts' 2012 Artist of the Year, Charlee Brodsky holds an MFA from the Yale University School of Art and a BA from Sarah Lawrence College. She has exhibited widely and authored and co-authored several books, including I Thought I Could Fly... Portraits of Anguish, Compulsion, and Despair, a collection of her photographs and personal narratives by people living with mental disorders published in 2008. Street, a collection of Brodsky's photographs and Jim Daniels' poems won the Tillie Olsen Award in 2007 given by the Working Class Studies Association. In 2003, the University of Pittsburgh Press published Knowing Stephanie, a book about Stephanie Byram's life with breast cancer featuring Brodsky's photographs. In 2002, Brodsky received a regional Emmy with three others for her work on a documentary video about Byram.
To learn more about Charlee Brodsky, visit www.charleebrodsky.com or listen to excerpts from her 2010 TEDx Leadership Pittsburgh talk about the project, India - A Light Within, at http://www.lpinc.org/tedxlp/presenters/Brodsky.asp.
Fee: $25 for Silver Eye members; $30 for non-members
Limited to 30 students
Register online: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e71uhb6ye0c17602&oseq=&c=&ch= $25 for Silver Eye members; $30 for non-members