Jerry Uelsmann – Photos and Artwork

About Jerry Uelsmann

Jerry Uelsmann, an American photographer, gained international recognition in the 1960s for his surreal photomontages. He is a forerunner of photomontage in the 20th century and used unique darkroom techniques to manipulate his black-and-white pictures. Uelsmann attended the Rochester Institute of Technology where he received a B.F.A. degree in 1957, followed by M.S. and M.F.A. at Indiana University in 1960.

After obtaining his degrees, Uelsmann became a professor at the University of Florida teaching photography from 1960 to 1998 and helped establish a fine art photography program there. He is also one of the founding members of the American Society for Photographic Education. Additionally, he has presented his work in over 100 individual shows all over the US and internationally over the past three decades.

Uelsmann’s wife Maggie Taylor has also contributed to making digital art, which sometimes involves working collaboratively with each other on projects. His current project is an upcoming photography book titled ‘Referencing Art’. Jerry Uelsmann has had a vital role in shaping modern-day surrealism-style photography and continues to be influential today with upcoming projects showcasing his skillful photo manipulation techniques that captivate his viewers’ imagination with their stunning visuals.

Photographs from Jerry Uelsmann

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