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  1. Cypress Cabaret

    Jenny Ellerbe is a self-taught photographer whose black and white images are landscape driven and often deal with the historical or ecological importance of a site. Ellerbe’s images are meant to give a sense of the places she photographs. Her work has an enduring quality that manages to make subtle references to the passage of…

  2. On Bended Trees

    Jenny Ellerbe, a Monroe, Louisiana native, is a self-taught photographer that creates black and white digital archival images with a conceptual strategy to illustrate the historical importance of her surroundings. She makes work within about sixty miles of her home, often traveling on the water by kayak. Ellerbe focuses on the environments as they are…

  3. Untitled, Time of Change (Two Women at Lunch Counter)

    Bruce Davidson is an influential artist who has been taking photos since he was ten years old. He attended Rochester Institute of Technology and then Yale University, and later was drafted into the US Army. In 1957 he became a freelance photographer for LIFE magazine, and a year 7later, a fulltime photographer for Magnum. Davidson…

  4. Immaculate Conception

    A Louisiana native, Michael Elliott-Smith lives and works in Alexandria, Louisiana. He was a Soil Scientist for the Southern Research Station of the United States Forest Service for thirty-two years. Elliott-Smith first became interested in photography while using manual film cameras to document his research. His familiarity with the medium is what allowed him to…

  5. Untitled, Time of Change, (Damn the Defiant)

    Renowned photographer Bruce Davidson received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1962 to photograph the people and events of the Civil Rights Movement. As witness to some of the most heroic and important events of the 1960s, Davidson gives us a first hand account of these racially charged times. He also tenderly records the every day experience…