Abelardo Morell Photographer

Abelardo (Abe) Morell (born Havana, Cuba, 1948) is a Boston-based photographer. Morell and his family fled Cuba in 1962, moving to New York City. Morell earned a Bachelor of Arts from Bowdoin College in 1977, and a Master of Fine Arts from Yale University School of Art in 1981. He received an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from Bowdoin in 1997. Morell is well known in the photographic community for creating camera obscura images in various places around the world and photographing these. Morell was awarded the Cintas Foundation fellowship in 1992 and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in 1993. Morell is currently a professor of photography at the Massachusetts College of Art. He is represented by Bonni Benrubi Gallery, NYC. A documentary on elements of Morell's life and work, Shadow of the House, was released in 2007.

Personal details

Date of birth
1948
Place of birth
Havana, Cuba
Nationality
United States of America,Cuba
Places lived
Massachusetts , United States, with Territories
pop. 6,692,824 (2013)

Education

1. Yale School of Art Private university

- 1981 Master of Fine Arts

The Yale School of Art is one of twelve constituent schools of Yale University. It is a professional art school, granting only Masters of Fine Arts degrees to those completing studies in graphic design, painting/printmaking, photography, or sculpture.

Type Private university
Founded
1869
Headquarters
1156 Chapel Street, 06520-8339 - New Haven, Connecticut
Official web page www.art.yale.edu
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended Yale School of Art connected by profession and/or age

b. 1962., Photographer
b. 1964., Photographer
b. 1941., Photographer
b. 1953., Visual Artist
b. 1949., Artist
b. 1948., Film Director
b. 1943., Sculpture Artist
b. 1943., Painting Artist

2. Bowdoin College Colleges/University

- 1997 Doctor of Fine Arts

Bowdoin College /ˈboʊdɨn/, founded in 1794, is a private liberal arts college located in the coastal Maine town of Brunswick. The college enrolls approximately 1,700 students and has been coeducational since 1971. It offers 33 majors and 4 additional minors, and the student-faculty ratio is 9:1. Famous alumni include Joshua Chamberlain, Henry W. Longfellow, Franklin Pierce and Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Type Private school
Endowment
2013. 1.04 bil. $
2011. 904 mil. $
Institution colors
Founded
June 24th, 1794
Headquarters
255 Maine Street, 04011 - Brunswick, Maine
Undergraduates
2013. 1,795
2010. 1,762
2009. 1,777
Acceptance rate
2013. 14.9 %
2010. 16.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 45 K $
2010. 41.2 K $
Official web page www.bowdoin.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Bowdoin College connected by profession and/or age

b. 1952., Organization founder
b. 1952., TV Host
b. 1952., Politician
b. 1952., Novelist
b. 1952., Diplomat
b. 1951., Organization leader
b. 1950., Appointee
b. 1945., U.S. Congressperson

Artworks

1.Camera Obscura Image of the Grand Tetons in Resort Room

Begun Completed Art form Art period Subjects Supported by Medium Owners
1997
Photography
Gelatin silver print
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

2.Sunspots on Uncovered Table

Begun Completed Art form Art period Subjects Supported by Medium Owners
2000
Photography
Gelatin silver print
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

3.Camera Obscura Image of the Empire State Building in Bedroom

Begun Completed Art form Art period Subjects Supported by Medium Owners
1994
Photography
Gelatin silver print
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

4.Light Bulb

Begun Completed Art form Art period Subjects Supported by Medium Owners
1991
Photography
Gelatin silver print
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

5.Camera Obscura Image of Houses across the Street in our Livingroom

Begun Completed Art form Art period Subjects Supported by Medium Owners
1991
Photography
Gelatin silver print
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

6.Sunspots on Covered Table

Begun Completed Art form Art period Subjects Supported by Medium Owners
2000
Photography
Gelatin silver print
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Awards won

1993 Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Photography
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
Creative arts

Wikipedia

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