Fellow: Awarded 2019
Field of Study: Photography
Competition: US & Canada
Carl Corey started taking pictures in 1963 at the age of nine and has been a career artist since 1979. Carl is the author of three award winning photography books Rancher (Bunker Hill, 2007), Tavern League (Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2011) and For Love and Money (Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2014). Carl is the recipient of hundreds of awards from the publishing and photography communities including the Crystal Book Award for Best Photography Book.
Carl's work focuses upon the American Cultural Landscape with an eye towards areas of historical significance. He prefers the term "documentarian" to “photographer”. More of Carl's photographs, books, special projects and exhibitions can be seen on his website and his daily blog, Americaville.
Short Statement about the Strand : The Strand - A cultural topography of the current the Great Lakes Community preserving through still photographs the integrity of the current communities on the Great Lakes Strand for the benefit, review, and education of current and future generations by building a photographic archive of the largest megalopolis in North America. Focusing upon the American Great Lakes secondary cities from Two Harbors, Minnesota to Rochester, New York this documentary investigates the current cultural and economic landscape with an eye towards the historical significance of the Great Lakes Strand.