Please join us for the Opening Reception of the 8th Annual Environmental Photography Exhibit at the Colorado Environmental Film Festival. We will award the Best of Show and there will be a Keynote Presentation by Eric Paddock, Curator of Photography at the Denver Art Museum.
Eric Paddock joined the Denver Art Museum in 2008 as the first curator of the Department of Photography. Prior to coming to the DAM, Paddock was the first curator of photography and film at the Colorado Historical Society where he served for 26 years. Paddock has taught as a visiting professor of art history and photography at the University of Denver, the University of Colorado at Denver, Colorado College and Arapahoe Community College’s study abroad arts program in Aix-en-Provence, France. Originally from Boulder, Paddock holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Colorado College and a Master of Fine Arts degree in photography from Yale University. Paddock is the author of Belonging to the West (Johns Hopkins University Press, in association with the Center for American Places, 1996), and has contributed essays to recent monographs by Robert Adams, Robert Benjamin and Chuck Forsman. Photographs he made in the 1990s and early 2000s are held in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Bibliotheque Nationale de France, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
5:30 – 7:15 pm Opening Reception
6:30 – 7:15 pm Award & Keynote Presentation
7:30 – 9:30pm Environmental Film Session (Tickets required – Purchase HERE)