Between River Exhibition
Name of Award
APDC Arts & Humanities Creative Projects
Art and Art History
Todd Deutsch, MFA, Associate Professor, received a $4,690.00 grant for his project Between Rivers Exhibition. My sabbatical in the spring of 2015 was spent making photographs in and around Prescott, Wisconsin, a small river town at the confluence of the Mississippi and St. Croix. I moved to there in 2007. I still feel like a visitor. Like many small towns, the social landscape in Prescott is dominated by a cluster of common family names. These families have been in the region for generations, forming a tightly knit and expansive network. They are generally welcoming people but I will always be an outsider. My Prescott will always be markedly different from theirs. The photographs I made depict a broad examination of place as a geographic and social construct. The collection of photographs now need to be assembled into a coherent portrait of the town. Funds from an Arts & Humanities Creative Projects grant would be used to frame a selection of approximately 30 images for a solo exhibition titled “Between Rivers”. The exhibition is scheduled to be presented at the Catherine G. Murphy Gallery in the fall of 2016.
Deutsch, Todd, "Between River Exhibition" (2016). Internal Grant Awards. 192.