April 6, 2019

My Heart Is Not Blind: On Blindness and Perception with Michael Nye

  • 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
  •    |   Location of Session: Festival Room
  • Adult Sessions
  • Start of Signing: 1:15 PM
  •    |   Signing Location: Southwest School of Art Parking Lot

About the Author

Michael Nye

Michael Nye practiced law for ten years before pursuing photography full time. He has received a Mid-America National Endowment for the Arts grant in photography and a Kronkosky Charitable Foundation grant, and he has exhibited and lectured widely at museums and universities nationally and internationally, including in Morocco, India, and Mexico. His journeys to photograph around the world include projects in Russian Siberia, Iraq after the first Gulf War, Palestine, China, and Labrador, and he has participated in two Arts America tours in the Middle East and Asia. His documentaries, photography, and audio exhibitions Children of Children, stories of teenage pregnancy, and Fine Line: Mental Health/Mental Illness and About Hunger and Resilience have traveled to more than 150 cities across the country. His latest book is titled My Heart Is Not Blind: On Blindness and Perception. Michael lives in downtown San Antonio.

Moderator

Wendy Atwell

Wendy Weil Atwell is a writer living in San Antonio, Texas. She received her MA in Art History and Criticism from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2002 and has been actively writing since then for various visual arts publications, both online and in print, including Art Lies and Glasstire. In 2012, Atwell wrote The River Spectacular, a series of essays on art along the San Antonio River Walk’s Museum Reach.
 
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