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Amy Bowman-McElhone hosts Gesche Würfel exhibit at Pensacola Museum of Art

Published February 14, 2019

Ph.D. candidate Amy Bowman-McElhone opened an exhibit of Gesche Würfel’s photography called What Remains of the Day – Memories of World War II at the Pensacola Museum of Art. Würfel’s work explores memory, history, space, trauma, and architecture conceptually intertwined with the photographic processes. It has been on display since December 16th and will remain exhibited until March 17th. The opening reception was held on Febrary 1st where the artist presented a featured talk.

Gesche Würfel is a visual artist and Teaching Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She an MFA in Studio Art from UNC Chapel Hill and an MA in Photography and Urban Cultures from Goldsmiths, University of London. Her work has been exhibited, published, and awarded internationally including at the Tate Modern in London, the Center for Photography in Woodstock, NY, and the Contemporary Art Museum in Raleigh, NC.

Amy is the current Director and Chief Curator of the Pensacola Museum of Art at the University of West Florida where she is also a visiting lecturer in the Department of Art. In compiling the digital catalog of the exhibit Amy has accepted contributions from Ph.D. candidate Stephanie Bender and FSU alumna and Ph.D. candidate at University of Pittsburg Krystle Stricklin.