Comer Collection: Binary Consciousness: Keliy Anderson-Staley Lecture

Keliy, 2015, wet-plate collodion tintype

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Venue: JSOM 1.118
Admission: Free
Season: 2016-17

Reception: 6:00 p.m., University Theatre

Lecture: Keliy Anderson-Staley, 7:00 p.m., Davidson Auditorium

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Honored Photographer Bio: Keliy Anderson-Staley

Keliy Anderson-Staley is a Houston-based artist. She was born in Maine, and she holds a BA from Hampshire College in Massachusetts and an MFA in photography from Hunter College in New York City. She is an assistant professor of Photography and Digital Media at the University of Houston. Anderson-Staley's images are in the permanent collections of the Library of Congress, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Portland Museum of Art (Maine), and Museum of Fine Arts-Houston. She was the recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, a Puffin Grant, a fellowship from the Howard Foundation, the Carol Crow Fellowship from the Houston Center for Photography and the Clarence John Laughlin Award from the New Orleans Photo Alliance. Her work was published in a solo issue of Light Work’s Contact Sheet and has been shown at the National Portrait Gallery of the Smithsonian, Akron Art Museum, Bronx Museum of Art, Southeast Museum of Photography and the California Museum of Photography, as well as at a number of galleries around the country. Anderson-Staley has been making wet-plate collodion tintypes and ambrotypes for twelve years. On a Wet Bough, a monograph of her tintype portraits was published in 2014 by Waltz Books. She is represented by Catherine Edelman Gallery.

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