Jerry N. Uelsmann is active/lives in Florida, Michigan. Jerry Uelsmann is known for abstract, still life painting, photography.
Uelsmann was born in Detroit, Michigan. When he was in high school, his interest in photography sparked. He originally believed that using a camera could allow him to exist outside of himself, to live in a world captured through the lens. Despite poor grades, he managed to land a few jobs, primarily shooting weddings. Eventually Uelsmann went on to earn a B.F.A. degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology and M.S. and M.F.A. degrees from Indiana University. Jerry Uelsmann dropped out of Indiana University before earning a degree. He began teaching photography at the University of Florida in 1960. In 1967, Uelsmann had a solo exhibit at The Museum of Modern Art which opened up doors for his pho ... Displaying 750 of 2702 characters.