Wright Morris

Fellow: Awarded 1942

Field of Study: Photography

Fellow: Awarded 1946

Field of Study: Photography

Fellow: Awarded 1954

Field of Study: Photography

Competition: US & Canada

As published in the Foundation’s Annual Report for 1942:

WRIGHT, MORRIS. Appointed for the preparation of a work of photographs and writing to be entitled “The Inhabitants”; tenure, twelve months from April 1, 1942.

Born January 6, 1910, Central City, Nebraska. Education: Art Institute of Chicago, 1928–29; Crane College, 1929–30; Pomona College, 1930–33.

Publications: My Uncle Dudley, 1942. Photographs and text from “The Inhabitants” in New Directions, 1940 and 1941, and in Direction Magazine, 1940; photographs in Twice A Year, New Directions, U. S. Camera and U. S. Camera Annual.

Exhibitions: One-man show of photographs: Scripps College, Claremont, California, 1938; Direction Gallery, New York City, 1940 and 1941; New School for Social Research, New York City, 1941. Exhibited in Image of Freedom competition, Museum of Modern Art, 1941; Armed Service Program, Traveling Exhibition, sponsored by Museum of Modern Art, 1942; Westover School, 1942.
 

AWARDS WON

National Book, History, 1957
National Book, Biography, 1981