JoAnn Walters

2nd Place  Winner  Gallery


Jo Ann Walters

Jo Ann Walters has been practicing photography since the middle 1980's
and has been described by photographer William Eggleston as „one of the
few independently original photographers working with color in the
medium today.‰ Her work is included in the collections of the Museum of
Modern Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, St Louis Museum
of Art, the Biblioteque Nationale, and the Center for Fine Photography,
Bombay, India among others. She is a Guggenheim Fellow and the
recipient of the Friends of Photography Ferguson Award for outstanding
portraiture, two Connecticut Arts Fellowship, a Kittredge Fellowship, and a
grant from the Peter S. Reed Foundation awarded to distinguished
writers, choreographers, filmmakers and visual artists. Most recently she
was nominated for the John Guttman Fellowship from the San Francisco
Foundation.

Her work is included in the Museum of Modern Art's publication, The
Pleasure and Terror of Domestic Comfort. Essays of her work have
appeared in the final issue of DoubleTake magazine and Abbeville Press‚s
New Color/New Work. She is working on two book projects: Portraits_
Vanity + Consolation with essays by Sandra Phillips, senior curator of
photography, SFMoMA and Laura Wexler, PHD_Chair of Women‚s Studies
ans faculty in American Studies at Yale University and Dog Town, a book of
industrial + rural taken in the midwest and southern United States. She has been on the faculties of Yale University School of Art and Rhode Island School of Design. She is currently Associate Professor + Head of Photography at Purchase College, the State University of New York.

all images: untitled from the series: DOG TOWN, 2005-2008

process: digital/c + archival pigment ink prints



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2nd place
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top 10

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Honorable Mention
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Honorable Mention
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Jo Ann Walters
2nd PLACE GALLERY  



Daro Sulakuri,    1st PLACE Gallery      Denise Dee,   3rd PLACE Gallery


TOP 10


Cindy Bendat
  Sarah Bones    Suzette Bross  
 
Shelley Calton     Kyoko Hamada   Tootie Nienow   Jo Ann Walters

  HONORABLE MENTION             JURORS



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