Assistant Professor of Art
Music and Art
Phone: +1 (212) 220-1471
Terttu Uibopuu is an Estonian photographer and bookmaker. Most recently her work has been exhibited in a solo exhibition at Rockford Art Museum and at Soloway Gallery. She has been featured in Vice magazine, and been in group shows at Regina Rex gallery, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Nicole Klagsbrun, Schneider Gallery, and at the Society of Korean Photography. She has done Workspace residency at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and participated in the Artist in the Marketplace program at the Bronx Museum of the Arts.
Her artist books have been exhibited at Kasseler Fotografie Festival in Germany, and at Photoireland Festival in Ireland. She is a recipient of the Alice Kimball English Traveling Fellowship and the Tierney Fellowship from Yale University. She has given artist talks at Yale University School of Art, Wesleyan University, City College, Estonian Art Academy, and at Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Uibopuu holds a BFA in Photography from Columbia College Chicago, and an MFA in Photography from Yale University School of Art.
Uibopuu was selected by the Cultural Affairs department of the Consulate General of Estonia in New York to represent Estonia in Project 10001 exhibited at Undercurrent Gallery (Brooklyn, NY). This project featured collaboration between twelve artists from European Union countries residing in New York City to reflect life during the COVID-19 pandemic. Uibopuu made a short film with Maltese filmmaker Alex Camilleri titled 76% Humidity, Chance of Rain, a reflection on New York City in 2020 through a series of video diptychs. Commissioned by the European Union National Institutes of Culture.
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