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John Telford to deliver BYU devotional address June 12

John Telford, a professor of visual arts in Brigham Young University’s College of Fine Arts and Communications, will speak at the university’s weekly devotional Tuesday, June 12 at 11:05 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center.

The devotional will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels. For rebroadcast information, visit byubroadcasting.org.

The title of Telford’s address is “Gladly, Gladly I'll Walk in the Light.” It will compare the concepts of light as used in photography to spiritual and gospel perspectives.

Telford, an accomplished photographer, has published 17 books throughout his career. Examples of his work can be seen in both national and international collections. It can also be seen in a 2006 KBYU documentary featuring his photographs of historic Mormon architecture.

He is a former recipient of BYU’s Karl. G. Maeser Research and Creative Arts Award and was previously the chair of the Department of Visual Arts. He received his master’s degree from the University of Utah.

Writer: Aaron Searle

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