Memorabilia Exhibit Honoring the Late Chuck Stewart, World Class Photographer

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On Exhibit: April 2nd through April 29th, The Glass Display Cases


Chuck Stewart graduated from Ohio University's fine arts photography program in 1949 and led an internationally successful career, becoming a seminal photographic artist in several genres of American music, including jazz, blues, rock, and early hip-hop. His photos graced over 2,000 album covers for labels such as Mercury, Argo, Impulse!, Chess, Atlantic, and Columbia Records. Stewart also made major contributions in the field of photojournalism for African-American magazines such as Ebony and Jet. His legacy has been celebrated at the National Endowment for the Arts, the Smithsonian Institution, the Grammy Museum, and The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. 


Exhibit reception: Monday, April 11th, 6-7pm. Refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Athens Public Library.