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Documentary photographer will lecture at NMSU

The lecture, "Enchanting Light: Historic and Contemporary Photography in New Mexico," focuses on five periods within the history of photography and how photographic discoveries paralleled the growth of New Mexico. Elrick discusses such photographers as Ansel Adams, Edward S. Curtis, John Hillers, Laura Gilpin and Eliot Porter.


Much of the work Elrick presents are photographs of New Mexico's ancient civilizations and living tribes, the architecture of Spanish America and the light of the Southwestern landscape.

Elrick has exhibited her photographs around the country for 20 years. Her current research explores the history and stories of family-owned general stores in New Mexico.

For more information on the lecture, contact Jackie Mitchell at (505) 646-2545.