Walker Pickering

Associate 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

  • Nearly West, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA, 2020 (solo)
  • The Censored Exhibition, Copenhagen Photo Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2018
  • Prix HSBC pour la Photographie Finalist Exhibition, HSBC France Headquarters, Paris, France, 2018
  • Esprit de Corps, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, NE, 2017 (solo)
  • Meitar Award Finalist Exhibition, Photo Is:rael 2017, Tel-Aviv, Israel
  • 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)
  • Seeing Connection, GuatePhoto International Photography Festival, Antigua, Guatemala, 2015
  • Violence, Resilience, and the Human Spirit, Lishui Photography Festival, Lishui, Zhejiang, China, 2015
  • Art Seen: A Juried Exhibition of Artists from Omaha to Lincoln, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE, 2015
  • Context 2015, Filter Photo Festival Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2015
  • Nearly West, Front Room Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2014 (solo)

Selected Editorial Clients

  • Bloomberg Businessweek
  • The New York Times
  • TIME Magazine
  • The Wall Street Journal


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

Honors and Awards

2019 Hixson-Lied Junior Faculty Achievement Award in Teaching, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
2018 Semifinalist, 34th International Festival of Fashion and Photography Competition, Hyères, France
2018 Finalist, Prix HSBC pour la Photographie, Paris, France
2017 Shortlist, Meitar Award, Tel Aviv, Israel
2014 Review Santa Fe 100, Review Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
2014 Finalist, 29th International Festival of Fashion and Photography Competition, Hyères, France