Amy Holmes George
Amy Holmes George is a fine art photographer based near Dallas, Texas, where she has held teaching appointments at Baylor University, the University of North Texas and Collin College. As a former tenured professor of photography and digital media from Stephen F. Austin State University, Amy founded the School’s first study abroad program (based in Italy) and was nominated for the University Faculty Achievement Award in Teaching. Amy holds an MFA in photography from Clemson University and a BFA cum laude in photography and graphic design from Miami University.
Amy is the Executive Director of the Texas Photographic Society and a member of the National Board of Directors of the Society for Photographic Education, serving formerly as Chair, Treasurer and Vendor Liaison on the South Central Regional Board. During 2010, Amy co-founded alt8, an alternative photographic processes group, which meets regularly in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
Exhibited widely throughout the U.S. as well as in Italy, England, France and China, Amy's work has been featured in over one hundred exhibitions and is housed in several permanent collections, including The Getty, The Kinsey Institute and the Fratelli Alinari Museum. In 2008, Amy was awarded a Fulbright grant to fund a rephotographic project based on the Fratelli Alinari photo archives in Florence, Italy. Additionally, her work has been published recently in a variety of texts, including the third edition of"The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes", "Gum Printing and other Amazing Contact Printing Processes", and the fifth edition of"Exploring Color Photography: From Film to Pixels".
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