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Paul Kwilecki s was a photographer from Bainbridge, Georgia, U.S.A. Institutions holding a collection of his work include the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University.


Kwilecki, Paul was born on February 24, 1928 in Bainbridge, Georgia, United States. Son of Julian Gerard and Pearl Kwilecki.


He is known for his documentary photography style works. He ran a hardware store and was self-taught.


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    • Author: Understandings, 1981, Lowly Wise, 1992. Contributor: Time-Life: Documentary Photography, 1982, Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, 1989. Contributor to professional and popular publications.

      One-man shows include Jacksonville (Florida) Art Museum, Fine Arts Gallery Florida State University, Tallahasse, Louise Jones Gallery Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, High Museum Art, Atlanta, Madison (Georgia)-Morgan Museum, O.K. Harris Gallery, New York, Daytona Beach (Florida) Community College, McIntosh Gallery, Atlanta, Albany (Georgia) Museum Art, DuBois Gallery Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Group shows include Cummer Gallery Art, Jacksonville, Friends Photography, Carmel, California, Corcoran Gallery, Washington, Robert Freidus Gallery, New York, San Francisco Camerawork, Les Réncontres D'Arles, France, Aperture Gallery, New York, New Orleans Museum Art, High Museum Art, Atlnata, Macon (Georgia) Museum Art Science. Represented in permanent collections Museum Modern Art, New York, High Museum Art, Atlanta, Columbus (Georgia) Museum, Lyndhurst Foundation, Chattanooga, Tennessee, Chase Manhatten Bank, New York, Nationsbank, Charlotte, North Carolina, Georgia Power Company, Atlanta, King & Spaulding, Atlanta, Albany Museum Art, Duke University, Durham, others.


Married Charlotte Williford, June 13, 1952. Children: Paul, Susan, Frances, Elizabeth.

Julian Gerard

Pearl Kwilecki

Charlotte Williford

Frances Kwilecki

Paul Kwilecki

Susan Kwilecki

Elizabeth Kwilecki