Faculty Member's Photos Celebrating Same-Sex Commitment Honored by ASMP

'First Comes Love' project by Adjunct Associate Professor B. Proud named Best of 2011

Harvey and Kevin with Evan, 21 years

August 2, 2011

The American Society of Media Photographers has selected University of the Arts Photography faculty member Barbara Proud's documentary project "First Comes Love" as one of its Best of 2011.

"First Comes Love" is a collection of black and white portraits that celebrates long-term, same-sex relationships.

The project was partially funded by a 2009 University of the Arts Faculty Enrichment Grant and a 2010 B.W. Bastian Foundation Grant.

An adjunct assistant professor in the University's Photography department, Proud is also a professional commercial freelance photographer with a long list of clients. This is her second Faculty Enrichment Grant.

Proud has also received awards from the Art Directors Club of Philadelphia and has been included in numerous juried shows.

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