Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Hank WillisThomas

Hank WillisThomas, Meilan, 2001, digital c-print, 30 in x 40 in

3550 N Miami Ave - Miami, FL 33127
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Hank Willis Thomas was born in Plainfield, New Jersey in 1976, raised in New York City and now lives in San Francisco. He graduated with a B.F.A. from the photography department at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 1998 and received an M.F.A. in photography and an M.A. in Visual Criticism from the California College of the Arts in San Francisco in 2004.
His photographs have been published in numerous books and publications including: Reflections in Black: A History of African American Photographers (M.I.L.K. Press, 2000); 25 under 25: American Photographers (Power House Books, 2003) and Black: A Celebration of a Culture (Hylas Publishing, 2004). His work was exhibited in 2004 at Lisa Dent Gallery, San Francisco; Artists Space, New York and the Jamaica Center for the Arts, Queens, New York.

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