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2020 SPE Annual Conference: Hosted by The University of Houston | Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts | School of Art

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Sharon  Harper

Sharon Harper

Saturday, March 14, 2015 @ 1:00pm, Celestin FGH

Lee Friedlander: Playing for the Benefit of the Band

Sharon Harper received an MFA in photography and related media from the School of Visual Art in New York. Her work explores technology and perception. It is in permanent collections at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, the Harvard Art Museums, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art in Santa Barbara, California, the Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City, Missouri, and The New York Public Library among other collections. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in Photography, a Meredith S. Moody Residency Fellowship and an Elizabeth Ames Residency Fellowship at Yaddo, a Sam and Dusty Boynton Residency Fellowship at the Vermont Studio Center, and residency fellowships at the
Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, California the MacDowell Colony, the Ucross Foundation, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and the Monastery of Halsnøy, Norway. She received Film Study Center Fellowships at Harvard University in 2006 and in 2010. A mongraph of her work, From Above and Below, was published by Radius Books in 2012. Her work is represented by Bridgette Mayer Gallery in Philadelphia and Rick Wester Fine Art, New York. She is currently a Professor of Visual Arts, Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University.

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