Artist Lecture: Ian van Coller

The Cathy N. Hartman Portal to Texas History Endowment, the UNT Libraries Special Collections Department, and the Department of Studio Art, Photography Area are pleased to present a lecture by Ian van Coller.

Ian van Coller was born and raised in South Africa. He moved to the United States in 1992 where he received a BFA from Arizona State University and MFA from the University of New Mexico. Van Coller has been a Professor of Photography at Montana State University in Bozeman since 2006 where he lives with his wife, two children and two dogs. His work has been widely exhibited in the United States and internationally, and is included in over fifty public collections, including The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Getty Research Institute, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and The South African National Gallery. Van Coller is a 2018 John Simon Guggenheim Fellow as well as a fellow at The Explorers Club. For the past decade his work has focused on ideas related to climate change, deep time, and paleoclimatology.

Presented jointly by the UNT Libraries and CVAD Photography Area. Made possible by The Cathy Nelson Hartman Portal to Texas History Endowment.