October 9, 2018

#1960Nowthebook tour kicks off in the home of the Civil Rights Movement at Elevate a public Art Festival sponsored by the City of Atlanta, Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs.  Also in collboration with ForFreedom, 50 State initiative.

#1960Now billboard is featured acro...

October 4, 2018

#1960Now is featured in the exhibition CIT.I.ZEN.SHIP: REFLECTIONS ON RIGHTS.  

The Department of Photography & Imaging at NYU Tisch School of the Arts in collaboration with ForFreedom, 50 State Initiative presents CIT.I.ZEN.SHIP: REFLECTIONS ON RIGHTS, an exhibition fe...

September 19, 2018

Clark Atlanta University Art Museum presents, 'Radical Lens.'  Radical Lens is a selection of the  #1960Now series in partnership with #ForFreedom, 50 State Initiative.

 The exhibiton  includes a short film,  'Art  + Intersections'  of Sheila travels from Atlanta,...

September 11, 2018

In conversation with Congressman John Lewis, and  photographer Danny Lyons, known for his civil right photos who served as a staff photographer for the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Commitee in the 60s (SNCC).  

We viewed the work of Danny Lyons and #1960Now whi...

August 29, 2018

Join Sheila Pree Bright in a community engagement conversation about art.

The questions:  Can art  be a form of activism to create awareness and bring shared communities together to critically look at ongoing social and political struggles?  Is it the artist’s responsib...

July 29, 2018

It’s an honor and a pleasure to know that the Atlanta Public Schools will restore and preserve the Young Americans murals in the re-opening of the David T Howard School. The school is located in the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood in Atlanta Georgia.

David T. Howard, donat...

June 17, 2018

In conversation with Paul Rogers, ICP’s director of content and public programming, photographers Sheila Pree Bright and Danny Wilcox Frazier explore the role of images in mediating identity politics, promoting or interrogating cross-cultural (mis)understandings, and p...

June 17, 2018

Acclaimed fine-art photographer Sheila Pree Bright will add her voice and her artwork to Telfair Museum' exhibition, Complex Uncertainties:  artist in Potwar America, on June 4, 6pm at the Jepson Center in Savannah Georgia.  Her lecture will focus on civic engagement t...

April 5, 2018

Artist Sheila Pree Bright discusses her work representing marginalized communities and promotion social justice, which will be featured in her new book, #1960Now: Photographs of Civil Rights Activists and Black Lives Matter.  #1960Now, a collection of photogrpahs about...

March 22, 2018

Sheila Pree Bright - Keynote Speaker at the student art expo at Emory University 22nd at 5-pm in the Cox Ballroom. Sheila will talk about her background, art and the future of activism.

March 13, 2018

Happy to announce #1960Now is featured in the exhibition, 'Let Us March On: Lee Friedlander and the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom.' Organized and curated  LaTanya S. Autry at Boston University Art Galleries.

Come join us at the gallery talk Wednesday...

March 8, 2018

Happy to announce I'm one of the 35 Women Photographers to Watch in 2018.   Nominated by Lesley Martin the  Creative Director and Publisher at Aperture Foundation.

"A couple of weeks ago, we sent out an email asking a wide range of experts to share the names o...

March 8, 2018

It's an honor and pleasure to announce #1960Now book release October 2018. Pre-order at Chronicle Books site.  

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