The State of Water

A multi-venue collaboration with Brad Temkin, local Indianapolis artists, Aurora PhotoCenter,
The City of Indianapolis, and Tube Factory

Brad Temkin
September 2020
Aurora PhotoCenter at White River Parkway

Local Indy Artist 1, Local Indy Artist 2, Local Indy Artist 3, Local Indy Artist 4, Local Indy Artist 5,
September 2020
Aurora PhotoCenter at Tube Factory

Description of collaborative multi-venue exhibition focusing on water issues, especially highlighting local efforts along the White River and throughout Indiana.

Chicago native Brad Temkin (1956- ) is best known for his photographs of contemporary landscape. He has been an adjunct professor at Columbia College in Chicago since 1984. His work is held in numerous permanent collections, including The Art Institute of Chicago; Milwaukee Art Museum; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Akron Art Museum, Ohio; Amon Carter Museum of American Art; and Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago. His images have appeared in such publications as Aperture, Black & White Magazine, TIME Magazine, and European Photography. He has been awarded numerous grants and fellowships including an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship in 2007 and a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2017. A monograph of Temkin’s work entitled Private Places: Photographs of Chicago Gardens (Center for American Places) was published in 2005. Temkin’s second book entitled ROOFTOP (Radius Books) was released Fall 2015.