Jerry Uelsmann taught at UF from 1960 to 1998, helping to establish a creative photography program, one of the first fine art photography programs in the United States now housed under the College of the Arts’ School of Art + Art History. The college honored him in 2012 with an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts (DFA) degree. Uelsmann received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1967 and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in 1972. He is a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain, a founding member of The Society of Photographic Education and a former trustee of the Friends of Photography. Uelsmann’s work has been exhibited in more than 100 individual shows in the United States and abroad over the past 30 years. His photographs are in the permanent collections of many museums worldwide.