The Panel Discussions

The Photographer’s Voice

10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

KATE BREAKEY

A visual artist known for her large-scale, hand-colored photographs. Since 1981 her work has appeared in more than 75 solo exhibitions and more than 50 group exhibitions in the United States, France, Japan, Australia, China, and New Zealand.

KEITH CARTER

A distinguished artist, author, educator, and occasional musician. He holds the Endowed Walles Chair of Art at Lamar University in Texas. Keith’s work has been shown in over 100 solo exhibitions in thirteen countries. He is the author of eleven books, including the recent Keith Carter: Fifty Years.

GRACIELA ITURBIDE

A world-renowned Mexican photographer. Her work has been exhibited internationally and is included in many major museum collections such as The Wittliff Collections, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Getty.

CONNIE TODD

Director of The Wittliff Collections from 1997 until 2010. She curated or co-curated 25 photography exhibitions, oversaw the publication of 28 books, helped grow accessions by 1,187%, and increased both staff and visitation. Among her many accomplishments, she worked alongside Bill Wittliff in bringing the Graciela Iturbide Photography Collection to The Wittliff.

DAVID COLEMAN (moderator)

Director of The Wittliff Collections, where he provides direction for and manages the overall operations, including collection development, budget management, preservation and research services, donor relations and fundraising, marketing and publications, and an active schedule of exhibitions and public events.