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Sacred Images: A Vision of Native American Rock Artby Leslie Kelen
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Sacred images: A Vision of Native American Rock Art brings together the talents of four Utah wilderness photographers and the storytelling skills of its indigenous peoples to present the visionary power of Utah rock art. Photographers Craig Law, John Telford, Tom Till, and Philip Hyde reveal prehistoric and historic rock art images on boulders, cliff faces, and overhangs.
With sixty full color photographs and featuring compelling interviews with contemporary Native Americans that offer unique perspectives on the rock art to be found across Utah.
About the Author
Leslie Kelen is the founder and executive director of the Center for Documentary Arts in Salt Lake City. He is co-author of four books and has created numerous documentary efforts focused on western life and history.
David Sucec is a visual artist, independent curator, and director of the BCS Project, a non-profit organization engaged in generating a photographic inventory of Barrier Canyon style rock art on the Colorado Plateau.
Philip Hyde was one of the primary contributors to the Sierra Club’s groundbreaking Exhibit Format Series. Through his work, Hyde helped to pioneer the establishment of color landscape photography as a fine art.
Craig Law received the BFA and MFA degrees from Utah State University and is the recipient of the Oliver Award from the American Rock Art Research Association for his work on the BCS Project.
John Telford has been photographing the landscape and environment for forty years. Extensively published and exhibited, Telford is also the co-author of seventeen books.
Tom Till has photographed rock art on every continent, including 2000 year old cave art in India and 25,000 year old art in Australia. He is the author of Success with Landscape Photography and has exhibited worldwide.
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