Kelsey Halliday Johnson '08 awarded the Lugo Land Residency in Italy
Kelsey Halliday Johnson is an MFA Candidate in the School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania. Previously, she received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University in Art and Archaeology where she concentrated in fine art photography and European cultural studies. She is the first MFA recipient of the Lugo Land Residency in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania. Past residents have included such esteemed photographers as Tim Davis, Graciela Iturbide and Guido Guidi.
Johnson will be giving a lecture at the University of Fine Arts in Ravenna (Accademia di Belle Arti di Ravenna) on Monday, January 10, 2011 at 2:30 PM that will include a discussion with Luca Nostri, curator of Lugo Land. In the lecture she plans to talk about her photographic experience studying at Princeton under Emmet Gowin and topics such as the MFA Program, Zen and the art of Pentax 6x7 Maintenance as well as Reevaluating images.