Monday, November 12, 2001,
Bixler / 154 Classroom

Photographer Olive Pierce will give a slide lecture about her life and work as a documentary photographer. Pierce is a photographer, writer, and teacher. She holds a BA in English from Vasser College, and has studied with photographers Berenice Abbott and Paul Caponigro. She is the author of two documentary books: No Easy Roses: A Look at the Lives of the City Teenagers; and, Up River: The Story of a Maine Fishing Community. She is currently working on her third book, which will be about Iraqi children. Her work has been shown nationally and is owned by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Addison Gallery, Andover, the Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, and by private collectors. She has taught at the New England School of Photography and founded the photography program at the public high school in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She lives half the time in Cambridge, MA and in Maine. Olive Pierce's lecture, which is sponsored by the Colby College Art Department and the Arts Lecture Fund, is open to the public without charge.

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