Past Exhibits

Reciprocity: Cedric Chatterley's Handmade Cameras

Thursday, January 28, 2010 - 9:00am to Friday, May 21, 2010 - 5:00pm Cedric Chatterly
Kreps and Lyndhurst Galleries

Cedric Chatterley makes photographs using film and he still prints in the darkroom. A few years ago, he started making cameras. The first cameras Chatterley built were made for him alone, an exercise in the imaginative and practical use of found objects and cast-off materials. He then became inspired to collaborate with friends and fellow artists—not only in creating images but also in...

Olive Branch: Twenty-five Years in the Life of Mark Fisher and Cedric Chatterly

Thursday, January 28, 2010 - 8:00am to Friday, May 21, 2010 - 5:00pm Cedric Chatterley
Kreps and Lyndhurst

Cedric Chatterley was a graduate student in photography, hanging out with his camera in Cairo, Illinois, when he was approached by a young man who invited him to photograph “everything in my house that's broken.” Mark Fisher believed in the power of the photographic document to facilitate change, and thus began Chatterley and Fisher’s twenty-five year (so far) collaborative project Olive Branch,...

Walls That Speak

Friday, December 11, 2009 - 9:00am to Saturday, February 27, 2010 - 5:00pm Pac McLaurin
University Gallery

Several years ago while working with a church-sponsored youth camp in western North Carolina, I visited one of the service sites where the kids were volunteering. The walls of the house were decorated with drawings and cutouts from magazines and catalogs. I had the good fortune to meet the two brothers, both in their sixties, who lived there and who created these artworks.

Undrabörn / Extraordinary Child

Thursday, November 5, 2009 - 9:00am to Friday, January 8, 2010 - 5:00pm Mary Ellen Mark
Kreps and Lyndhurst Galleries

This exhibit first opened at the National Museum of Iceland as part of its mission to emphasize the diverse facets of Icelandic history and society.

The Collector: Joseph Mitchell's Quotidian Quest

Thursday, September 3, 2009 - 9:00am to Saturday, October 24, 2009 - 5:00pm Steve Featherstone
Kreps Gallery

Joseph Mitchell (1908–1996), a staff writer for The New Yorker for almost sixty years, became famous for his captivating, carefully constructed stories about ordinary people, who, in his hands, came alive on the page in all of their human complexity. His keen interest in his subjects led him to explore the physical world they inhabited.