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You are viewing 2 events for 23 July 2018 in the category Continuing Studies

ArtsWeek 2018: UArts

The University of the Arts
July 23 - 27, 2018

At the University of the Arts, creativity in all its forms overlaps and converges. UArts is the first and only university in the United States solely dedicated to educating creative individuals in the visual, performing and communication arts. We believe in the creative process as a transformative force for society.

Our campus in Center City Philadelphia stretches for six blocks along the Avenue of the Arts from Walnut Street to South Street. Philadelphia is overflowing with stories to tell, scenes to capture, people to meet, museums to explore, restaurants to sample and performances to ponder. This city offers a distinctive blend of old and new. Broad Street gives way to narrow alleys and large boulevards. History, technology, and artistic creativity mingle on city corners. Philadelphia is home to an astounding collection of museums, artistic venues and historical attractions. These include the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Fabric Workshop and Museum, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Mütter Museum, and the National Constitution Center.

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UArts Continuing Education Digital Photography Program welcomes guest speaker Keith Yahrling

Keith will discuss his two most recent bodies of work, What Was Lost At Fort Sill (2016-ongoing) and For the Revolution (2012-2015). Both bodies of work explore the psyche of the American landscape and examine how he interjects with the history of the places he photographs.
Join us to learn about Keith's process, what it is like to work on long term personal projects, and a small segment of American history.
This event is free and open to the public.
Keith Yahrling

Keith Yahrling

Keith Yahrling is an artist based in Philadelphia who received his MFA in Photography from the Rhode Island School of Design. He was selected as one of PDN’s 30: New & Emerging Photographers to Watch for 2015. He recently mounted a solo exhibition at the Workspace Gallery in Lincoln, NE and has been included in group exhibitions at the Aperture Foundation, the Perkins Center for the Arts, and the Annenberg Space for Photography. His current body of work, What Was Lost At Fort Sill, investigates the cyclical actions of soldiers on an army base nearly 50 years after his father was stationed there.
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