Tlingit Photographer Exhibit Open at Smithsonian

Tlingit Photographer Exhibit Open at Smithsonian

Exhibit showcases Larry McNeil platinum photographs

 

Larry McNeil with a platinum proof print of the photograph, "Elders," which is part of the "Indelible" exhibition at the National Museum of the American Indian. Photograph Copyright Larry McNeil 2014.

Sealaska shareholder Larry McNeil is co-featured in an exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in Washington, D.C. Titled “Indelible: The Platinum Photographs of Larry McNeil and Will Wilson,” the exhibit is open now through January 15, 2015.

McNeil obtained a Bachelor of Arts in professional photography from Brooks Institute, Santa Barbara, California. The Brooks Institute Alumni Association published a spotlight with McNeil in October 2014.

Read how the Brooks Institute influenced McNeil

Sealaska worked closely with McNeil for the 2008 Sealaska annual report. His collages and collage photography helped bring the theme of Perseverance to life.

McNeil is sharing his knowledge and passion as a professor of photography at Boise State University.
He received a Master of Fine Arts in photography from the University of New Mexico Albuquerque.

McNeil is Tlingit and a member of the Nisga’a Nation. He is Eagle Dakl’aweidi (Killerwhale) House.

Visit Larry McNeil’s Website

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