Presentation of the award will take place at a public ceremony on Wednesday, March 22 at 3:15 p.m. in the UMD Life Science Building, room 185. Following formal presentation of the award, Professor Brush will deliver a presentation on the creative use of technical processes in photography. A reception will follow at 4:30 p.m. in the Griggs Center, 2nd floor of the UMD Kirby Student Center.
In her March 22 presentation, Professor Brush, an award winning photographer, will discuss her creative uses of technical processes in photography and how they contribute to communication through photography. She will also display and discuss selected images she has created, including her latest series entitled "The Twice Constructed Garden".
Professor Brush holds a MFA in photography and art from the Art Institute of Chicago. She is a Professor at UMD and the Head of the Department of Art, in the School of Fine Arts. She has received many awards, including a 1983 National Endowment for the Arts Photographer's Fellowship. She has received a Minnesota State Arts Board Photographer's Fellowship for 2000.