Barn Near Greene, Iowa

Public Space One

"Awkward Portal" is this year's theme for Public Space One's annual fundraising auction. Local artists donate artworks in order to support this wonderful art gallery in the heart of Iowa City. All of the works featured on The Daily Palette (plus many more!) are available for bidding, until 7:45 p.m. on Friday, November 18, 2016, when the auction closes. Be sure to visit Public Space One or, if you can't get there in person, visit their website and place your bids online!

Public Space One Awkward Portal Auction

Barn Near Greene, Iowa, Digital photograph, printed archivally, 7 1/2" x 10", 2016

Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and raised there and in Madison, Wisconsin, David Herwaldt studied photography at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a series of distinguished photographers, including Minor White, Tod Papageorge, Charles Harbutt, and Nicholas Nixon. After working for many years as a freelance photographer and exhibition preparator, he taught photography at Gordon College, Wellesley College, the University of Massachusetts, the New England School of Photography, and Harvard University (where he won an award for teaching excellence). In 2004 he began graduate study of graphic design and book arts at the University of Iowa, where he earned an MFA in 2009. From 2010 to 2016 he taught photography and graphic design at Wartburg College. He has published numerous book and exhibition reviews in New Boston Review, Afterimage, Views, and Wilson Library Journal. With Donald Dietz, he curated Through the Eyes of a Teacher, an exhibition and book of photographs by Father James Harold Flye, the mentor and life-long friend of the writer James Agee. For twenty-two years he produced a weekly blues radio show for WMBR, a community radio station in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Currently he photographs and designs for IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering in Iowa City.

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