Walker Pickering

Assistant Professor of Art (Photography)
Area of Focus: Photography
2004 BFA, Studio Art, Texas State University
2008 MFA, Photography, Savannah College of Art & Design

Research Interests

  • Photography
  • Video
  • Bookmaking

Selected Recent Exhibitions

  • Esprit de Corps, Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, TX, 2016 (solo)
  • Nearly West & Southern Kingdom, Louisiana Tech University School of Design Gallery, Ruston, LA, 2016 (solo)
  • New Americana, Pictura Gallery, Bloomington, IN, 2016
  • Unbound5!, Candela Gallery, Richmond, VA, 2016
  • Still Moving, Patti & Rusty Rueff Galleries, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 2016
  • Seeing Connection, GuatePhoto International Photography Festival, Antigua, Guatemala, 2015
  • Violence, Resilience, and the Human Spirit, Lishui Photography Festival, Lishui, Zhejiang, China, 2015
  • Tracing the American South, Cassilhaus, Chapel Hill, NC, 2015
  • Art Seen: A Juried Exhibition of Artists from Omaha to Lincoln, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE, 2015
  • Southern Landscape: Bearing the Mark, University of New Orleans St. Claude Gallery, New Orleans, LA, 2015
  • Context 2015, Filter Photo Festival Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2015
  • Breaking Ground: Contemporary Photography at William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA, 2014
  • The American South, Morris Museum, Augusta, GA, 2014
  • Nearly West, Front Room Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2014 (solo)
  • Clarence John Laughlin Award Exhibition, New Orleans Photo Alliance, New Orleans, LA, 2014


Beginning Digital Photography
Studio Photography
Time-Based Media
Special Topics: Photography Bookmaking

Honors and Awards

2014 Review Santa Fe 100, Review Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
2014 Finalist, 29th International Festival of Fashion and Photography Competition, Hyères, France
2014 Second Place, 2013 PhotoNOLA Review Prize, PhotoNOLA, New Orleans, LA
2013 Clarence John Laughlin Grant, New Orleans Photo Alliance, New Orleans, LA
2013 Finalist, Michael P. Smith Fund for Documentary Photography 2013 Grant, New Orleans, LA
2013 Magenta Flash Forward Emerging Photographer, Boston, MA
2013 First Place, Canteen Magazine: The 2012 Canteen Awards in Photography, Brooklyn, NY