Kelsey Halliday Johnson (MFA '12 candidate) awarded the Lugo Land Residency; will lecture at the University of Fine Arts Ravenna, January 10th

Kelsey Halliday Johnson (MFA '12 candidate) was recently awarded the Lugo Land Residency from the University of Pennsylvania's, Penn Design. Before arriving at Penn Design, Kelsey received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University in Art and Archaeology where she concentrated in fine art photography and European cultural studies. She is the first MFA recipient of the Lugo Land Residency in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania. Past residents have included such esteemed photographers as Tim Davis, Graciela Iturbide and Guido Guidi.

Johnson will be giving a lecture at the University of Fine Arts in Ravenna (Accademia di Belle Arti di Ravenna) that will include a discussion with Luca Nostri, curator of Lugo Land. In the lecture she plans to talk about her photographic experience studying at Princeton under Emmet Gowin and topics such as the MFA Program, Zen and the art of Pentax 6x7 Maintenance as well as Reevaluating images.

Lecture Date and Time: Monday, January 10th, 2:30 pm

Accademia di Belle Arti di Ravenna
via delle Industrie, 76
48122 Ravenna
tel. +39 – 0544.453125 o 455784
fax. +39 - 0544.451104

To view more work by Kelsey, visit http://www.kelseyhalliday.com/

More information may be viewed on Princeton's site, http://www.princeton.edu/arts/news/archive/lugo-land-residency/

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