Jun 302012
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Artist Talk: Using Your Photography to Make A Difference

Wyatt Gallery

Wyatt Gallery

Wyatt Gallery talks about his show “Tent Life: Haiti” and discusses his experience with Discover how you can use your style of photography to make a difference.

Presenters: Wyatt Gallery

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3

Two months after the devastating earthquake hit Haiti on January 12th, 2010, Gallery and five fellow artists traveled to Port-au-Prince, Haiti to volunteer with What they found within this tragedy was the uplifting spirit of the Haitian people and their sense of hope, strength, and resilience. Gallery utilized crowdfunding to publish Tent Life: Haiti with Umbrage Editions in 2011. 100% of the royalties are donated to Haitian relief organizations. Hear about their experience in Haiti and discover how you can use your style of photography to make a difference.

Presenter Bios

  • Wyatt Gallery

    Wyatt Gallery

    Wyatt Gallery, a person not a place, received his BFA from NYU Tisch School of The Arts. He’s a recipient of the Fulbright Fellowship, PDN 30 & Rising Stars, 25 Under 25 Up-and-Coming American Photographers and his photographs are in major collections such as the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the George Eastman House, and were featured in Moving Walls 19 at George Soros’ Open Society. His work has been featured in Esquire, Mother Jones, The New York Times, amongst others. His books raise awareness and donate 100% royalties to communities affected by natural disasters. Gallery is currently working on his next book Jewish Treasures of the Caribbean.

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