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Noted Photographer Shelby Lee Adams to be visiting artist in UNI Department of Art Nov. 25-26, as part of Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series<br>

November 17, 2002

Richard Colburn, UNI professor of art and chair, Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series, (319) 273-2036.
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Noted Photographer Shelby Lee Adams will be a visiting artist in the Department of Art at the University of Northern Iowa Nov. 25 and 26, as part of the Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series.

Adams will present a lecture on his work at 7:30 p.m., Monday Nov. 25, in the Kamerick Art Building Auditorium, Room 111. The lecture is free and open to the public. He will meet with students to discuss his work and conduct individual portfolio reviews on Tuesday, Nov. 26.

His work has centered around portraits made in Appalachia. Two books of his photographs have been published by the University of Mississippi Press-- Appalachian Portraits' (1993) and 'Appalachian Legacy' (1998). A book of recent work will be published in March of 2003. His work has been exhibited internationally and is held in major collections throughout the world.

For more information, contact the UNI Department of Art, (319) 273-2077.

The Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series is supported by an endowment from James Schell Hearst, author, poet and professor of creative writing at UNI from 1941 until his retirement in 1975.