Dorothea Lange’s America Gallery Walk with Professor José Betancourt
Thursday, July 28 at 6 p.m.
At 6 p.m. during $5 After 5 on Thursday, July 28, join UAH Professor José Betancourt on a gallery walk of Dorothea Lange’s America. Attending the gallery walk is included with $5 After 5 admission and free for members.
About Professor José Betancourt:
Professor of Photography at the University of Alabama in Huntsville’s Department of Art, Art History and Design. He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Florida and his Master of Fine Arts degree in Photography from the City University of New York- Hunter College, where he studied with Roy DeCarava, Mark Feldstein, Juan Sanchez, and Robert Morris. José has been a grant panelist for the New York Department of Cultural Affairs and the Birmingham Cultural Alliance. He sometimes travels as juror for competitions and has curated art exhibits from New York City to Alabama. His latest curatorial projects bring together photography and local history to tell previously untold stories. José’s personal art projects are inspired by the documentary possibilities in photography. From the traditional documentary project to the possibilities of using objects, stories, and alternative techniques to help the viewer process the information. Additionally, José and artist Susan Weil have collaborated for over 20 years on variations of alternative photographic techniques, most importantly, the Cyanotype, or Blueprint. José’s work has been exhibited regionally at the Tinney Contemporary art gallery in Nashville, the Tennessee Valley Museum in Tuscumbia, Alabama, the Asheville Museum of Art in North Carolina, and The Baldwin Photographic Gallery in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Internationally, José has exhibited at numerous art and photography fairs, including Art Basel in Switzerland, and additionally at the Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, in Munich, Germany. Visit josebetancourt.com.