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“The Great Lake Erie" features photography by American landscape photographer Frank Gohlke, and Lynn Whitney, head of the BGSU photography division.

The photographs are on display through Nov. 24 in the Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery Lobby in the BGSU Fine Arts Center. 

In conjunction with the exhibition, Frank Gohlke will present an Art Talk on Monday, Oct. 21

About the Artists:

Frank Gohlke is the recipient of two Guggenheim Foundation Fellowships, a Fulbright Scholar Grant, and two grants from the National Endowment for the Arts; as well as others. His monographs include Landscapes from the Middle of the World: Photographs 1972 – 1987 (1988); Measure of Emptiness: Grain Elevators in the American Landscape (1992); The Sudbury River: A Celebration (1993); and Mount St. Helens (2005). His work has been exhibited at major museums internationally, and is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Art Institute of Chicago, among others. He has taught photography at Middlebury College; Colorado College; Yale University; and the Massachusetts College of Art. 

A faculty member at BGSU since 1987, Lynn Whitney is an associate professor and area head of Photography in the School of ArtShe received a solo exhibition in 2007 at the Toledo Museum of Art, "From Start to Finish: Photographs of the I-280 Bridge Project", and has been included in the Midwest Photographer's Project at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, 2003-2005 and 2006-2008. Her work is represented in public and private collections including the Toledo Museum of Art, the "Bridge Project" portfolio; the Cleveland Clinic; the Lea Gallery at the University of Findlay; The Southwest Center for Photographic Studies; University of Northern Iowa; Sterling Library, and Yale University.


This exhibition is made possible in part by state tax dollars allocated by the Ohio Legislature to the Ohio Arts Council (OAC). The OAC is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to strengthen Ohio communities culturally, educationally, and economically.

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