William Wylie is the Commonwealth Professor of Art and Director of the Studio Art Department at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. Wylie’s photographs, short films and works on paper have been shown in solo and group exhibitions nationally and internationally, and his work is held in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art; National Gallery of Art; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Smithsonian American Art Museum; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; and Yale University Art Gallery, among others. Wylie has published six books, including Riverwalk; Stillwater; Carrara; Route 36; Pompeii Archive; and A Prairie Season. His awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship; a VMFA Professional Fellowship; and Yale University Art Gallery’s Doran/LeWitt Fellowship in 2012 and 2014. He received his M.F.A. from University of Michigan and his B.F.A. from Colorado State University, Fort Collins.