"In The Presence Of Trees"
September 28 through November 6, 2016
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
About the artist
SJ was born in Omaha and has taught fine art photography at Creighton
University for 34 years. He holds an MFA degree from the Rochester Institute of
Technology, and BA and MA degrees from St. Louis University.
His photographs have appeared in over
30 one-person exhibitions and more than 50 group shows throughout the US,
including recent one person shows at the Museum of Nebraska Art and the Lewis
and Clark Center in Sioux City, as well as group shows at the Ucross Foundation and the Castellani
Gallery of the University of Niagara. He has received grants and residencies
from public and private arts foundations including the Ucross
Foundation; the Dorland Mountain Arts Colony; the Hambidge
Center; the New York, North Carolina and Nebraska Arts Councils, and the
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
While teaching at Creighton, he has
received the Dean's Teaching Award. His photography has taken him to the UK and
Ireland, Scandinavia, Italy, the Dominican Republic, and North Africa.
His feature illustrations and
articles on photography have appeared in numerous national publications. His
book Hopkins in Ireland: Pictures and Words, was published by the Creighton
University Press in 2008.