GSU art professor wins international photography award


STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) – A Georgia Southern University art professor's photography portfolio won grand prize in the 2010 Lens Culture International Exposure Awards.

The winning portfolio, "My Brother's War," is by Jessica Hines. Her work competed with more than 6,400 entries from photographers in 47 countries.

Hines's work was featured in the Paris daily, Liberation, as a four-page interview accompanied by photographs. It will also be featured in full-scale exhibitions that are curated by The New York Times Picture Editor Daphné Anglés in Paris, San Francisco and New York, according to GSU.

The portfolio chronicles Hines's journey to understand what happened to her brother during his days fighting in the Vietnam War.

Her photography recently exhibited at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., and has also appeared in The New Yorker magazine, PDN Magazine, various periodicals in China, Taiwan, Denmark, Russia, South Korea and many other publications around the world, according to GSU.

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