AdMo Art Walk 2022: Artist Spotlight

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Shedrick Pelt

Admo (2019); St. Lucia Getaway (2021); NYC Sunrise Skyline from Dumbo (2019)

Art Walk Location:
BUL Korean Bar & Restaurant, 2431 18th St NW

Description of Pieces:

  • Admo (2019) 14×18 Black Frame; 11×14 Photo Satin Print
    35mm Film (Fujicolor 200)
  • St. Lucia Getaway (2021) 14×18 Brown Frame; 11×14 Photo Satin Print
    35mm Film (Velvia 100f Slide)
  • NYC Sunrise Skyline from Dumbo (2019) 14×18 Black Frame; 11×14 Photo Satin Print
    35mm Film (Ilford Delta 3200)

Admo (2019)$150
St. Lucia Getaway (2021) $150
NYC Sunrise Skyline from Dumbo (2019) $150
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Artist Biography:

Shedrick Pelt is a D.C. creative originally from Huntsville, Alabama by way of Harlem, New York. Committed to culture and community, Shedrick has worked as a photographer, designer, and creative director for 10+ years, primarily focused on photojournalism and portrait, music, and commercial photography. Shedrick has been a collaborator with community arts groups such as Story District, Dupont Underground, Exposed DC, and Parklife DC since 2018 and started as a contributing photographer for Getty Images in 2022

In 2020, Shedrick curated the popular rise up. exhibition at Dupont Underground, where he also serves as a cultural ambassador. The exhibition featured local photography highlighting the 2020 Uprising in D.C., which garnered him extensive media attention. Shedrick has released two photo books: 2009 and Beyond (2018) featuring a decade of work with up-and-coming musicians, and We Keep Us Safe (2020) documenting civic actions in and around D.C. Shedrick began his career in live music photography, and has worked on the official SXSW photo crew since 2015 and collaborated with dozens of artists across the US. Shedrick is currently a Board member at Focus On The Story and a collaborator on their photo book Transition, which captures the 2020 presidential transition.

Shedrick has been featured in exhibitions at ICP (NYC), Center for Photography at Woodstock, Dupont Underground, ExposedDC, and Washingtonian Magazine, and has been profiled by numerous radio stations and podcasts in D.C. and Alabama. Shedrick’s work was also chosen to be featured at the Phillips Collection in their 2021 juried exhibition ‘Inside Outside, Upside Down’ and he continues to curate his Look Hear Gallery which is a revolving gallery that features the Black experience in DC through the lens of Black photographers.

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