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Adjunct Faculty Member Joseph Giitter to Showcase "Native Dancer Portraits" Exhibit

Artwork Available in Campus Gallery For The Month of November


Bellevue University will feature College of Arts and Sciences Adjunct Faculty Member, Joseph Giitter and his exhibit “Native Dancer Portraits” in the Dr. Joyce Norene Wilson Gallery for the month of November. The gallery is located inside the Hitchcock Humanities Center.

Giitter’s Omaha-based company, Bohemian Photoworks, is known for creating artistic portraits that require expert lighting and posing.

The exhibit will feature twenty portraits of Native American powwow dancers all across the nation in support of Native American Heritage month.

Giitter used classic portraiture techniques to capture the dancers in their regalia and provided them with the images in exchange for using the images for art. 

“In my experience, the key to great portraiture is being able to effectively leverage lighting techniques that create dimension, shape, and form,” said Giitter. “This is what separates the ordinary from the extraordinary.”

Joseph Giitter is recognized by the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) as a Master Photographer, a Master Craftsman and a Certified Professional Photographer. Prior to opening a full-time portrait studio in the Fall of 2018, Joe was an instructor at the Washington, D.C., School of Photography and a Senior Executive in the Federal Government.

About Bellevue University

Founded in 1966, Bellevue University is a non-profit university with more than 60,000 graduates worldwide. The University is a recognized national leader in preparing students for lifelong success with career-relevant knowledge and skills, while making college affordable. Routinely ranked among the nation’s top military and accessible institutions, the University serves residential students at its main campus in Bellevue, Nebraska, and everywhere online with more than 80 degree programs uniquely designed for working adults. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (