Artist’s Talk

Wednesday October 28 7:00pm







Sheila Pree Bright is an acclaimed International Photographic Artist who portrays large-scal works that combine a wide-range knowledge of contemporary culture. She is known for he series, #1960 Now, Young Americans, Plastic Bodies, and Suburbia Bright’s is the author of '#1960Now: Photographs of Civil Rights Activists and Black Lives Matter protest' published by Chronicle Book. The work is a feature in the New York Times and
she has appeared in the 2016 feature-length documentary film Election Day: Lens Across America. Her series has exhibited at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta; Smithsonian National
Museum of African American Museum, Washington, DC; The Museum of Contemporary Art,Cleveland; The Art Gallery of Hamilton,  Ontario, Canada and the Leica Gallery in New York. Her series #1960Now, Young Americans, Plastic Bodies and Suburbia have been extensively reviewed and written about national and internationally. Bright is the recipient of several nominations and awards; Recently, she has been awarded the commission for 'Picturing the South' by the High Museum of Art, Atlanta.