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10/13/2011

Professor's Work Chosen for 21st Century Nude in Photography Exhibition

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 Mark Hamilton, an associate professor of fine arts, is one of 20 photographers selected to be included in the exhibition at Black Box Gallery.
 Photographers were asked to show "a body in question, in transition, peril."

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Mark Hamilton
ROCK HILL, S.C. - An image by photography faculty member Mark Hamilton will appear in the Re:Nude Exhibition: The 21st Century Nude in Photography exhibition in Portland, Ore.

Hamilton, an associate professor of fine arts, is one of 20 photographers selected to be included in the exhibition at Black Box Gallery. He produced the image this summer as a result of a Faculty Research Grant for a series of images in a project titled "Yearning." His photo (adult content) can be found here.

Photographers were asked to show "a body in question, in transition, peril."

The juror for the exhibition is T.J. Norris, a multidisciplinary artist, independent curator and writer living in the Northwest. He has curated original exhibitions for the Smithsonian, among others; studied with international photographers and had his work included in public and private collections; and written for art magazines.

Hamilton joined Winthrop full time in 1999 and in addition to teaching, works on fine arts projects, collaborative projects with photographer Jennifer Hamilton and commercial projects for select clientele. Earlier this year, his "Introspection" photograph won one of the Renaissance Photography prizes in London and was also on display at the Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, Colo.

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