Artist Talk by Eric Gottesman of For Freedoms

Event Details

October 11, 2018
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Olver Design Building

Room: Lecture Hall

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free and open to all
Betsey Wolfson

Eric Gottesman photographs, writes, makes videos, teaches, and uses art as a vehicle to engage people in critical conversations about the social structures that surround them and him. He was named a 2015 Creative Capital Artist and has previously won a Fulbright Fellowship, an Artadia Award, a Light Work Residency, the Aaron Siskind Foundation Artist Fellowship, a Massachusetts Cultural Council Individual Artist Fellowship, and other grants and awards. His work is in various collections including the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. His first book, Sudden Flowers, was published in 2014. He is the co-founder of For Freedoms, the first artist-run Super PAC; and a Mentor in the Arab Documentary Photography Project.


Event Category

Art Lecture/Talk