Aug 11, 2015 | No Comments | By Jessica Ader
HEMI is pleased to welcome Jay Gould, professor of photography at MICA, who has been selected as the first Artist in Residence for the HEMI/MICA Extreme Arts Program. The goal of this artist/designer in residence position is to bring MICA and JHU faculty together to collaborate and explore ways to represent, visualize, and/or interpret HEMI research Gould will be with us for the Spring semester, beginning in January 2016, and hopes to give us a new set of analogies and context for our research that may allow it to reach out beyond our peers and intrigue new audiences who are completely unaware of our work.
Gould received his M.F.A. from Savannah College of Art and Design, and received his B.F.A. at University of Wisconsin. He has been a teacher since 2007 and has won numerous national awards such as the Berenice Abbott prize for an Emerging Photographer, the Jennie Pierce award, and first place at the Newspace Center for Photography’s International Juried Exhibition. Gould’s work is widely exhibited around the country.
“I believe that many of us often look to science in a similar way that we look at art, not for cold calculation, but for a story, something amazing , and a new mystery for our minds to unravel,” said Gould in his proposal.
We are excited to see the new perspective Jay Gould gives to HEMI’s work and research during his time with us! To view some of Gould’s work, visit his website at jgould.net.