AUG 31, 2018  –  OCT 19, 2018

Juror: Amber Eckersley  MFA Photography,  Clemson University

Amber is currently an adjunct instructor of photography at Greenville Technical College in Greenville, SC and at Lander University in Greenwood, SC. She received her MFA in Visual Arts from Clemson University, 2017 and a BA in History from Coastal Carolina University, 2014. Throughout 2018-2019, Amber will be exhibiting her most recent work, “Leftovers”, in a solo show at the University of Alabama-Huntsville and in two person shows at the York County Arts Council Dalton Gallery in Rock Hill, SC and the Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural in Seneca, SC. Amber’s series of scans, “Stained Shirts”, can also be seen at the Clemson One Building in Greenville, SC.

Born and raised in Conway, SC, Amber’s work is strongly influenced by experiences pulling weeds with her mother, hunting with her father and canning tomatoes with her grandmother in the unrelenting humidity of South Carolina summers. Her work explores themes of memory and residue, utilizing various mediums including photography, scanning, video and audio.

 

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