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J.W. Fisher

Joel Wellington Fisher (b. Newport, VT) received a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of New Hampshire in 1997 and a Master in Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2006. From 2006-2007 he worked and studied at the Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst in Leipzig, Germany on a Fulbright Fellowship. His photographs have shown both nationally and internationally in both group and solo exhibitions. Work in collaboration with J.T. Leonard entitled Landmark was shown in group and two person exhibitions including Wassaic Projects’ Return to Rattlesnake Mountain, AD/HD at KNOWMOREGAMES and P-R-I-M-E-T-I-M-E Galleries in Brooklyn. Fisher’s solo exhibitions were held in Kansas City and Indianapolis in 2013 and 2014. A monograph entitled Landmark was published by Daylight Books in the spring of 2015. Work from an on-going solo project entitled Agapage appeared in the exhibition Shifting Practices: Allusions, Interventions, and Conventions in Contemporary Photography at The Art Gym at Marylhurst University in 2015. Fisher also co-curated and wrote the introduction for the exhibition catalog Reinventing Documentary: The Art of Allan Sekula. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Art at Lewis & Clark College.