William Pringle Rodman is a Minneapolis based documentary and street photographer. Working mainly with black and white film, his primary interest is people and their relationships with their environment. Recent projects include: 1) Made in Minnesota, a look at several small traditional manufacturing companies, including Red Wing Shoe Company, Summit Brewery in St. Paul, Nordic Ware in St. Louis Park, MN, and Pearson Candy Company in St. Paul, 2) All Nations Barber Shop in St. Paul, and 3) Prescott Bikers, motorcyclists who frequent the rural highways of western Wisconsin. Past projects include: 1) Sisters of Habit, a look at three orders of nuns who still wear habits, 2) Ballet Arts School, dancers preparing for their annual presentation of the Nutcracker at the State Theater in Minneapolis, and 3) Miesville Mudhens, a town ball baseball team located in a community having a population of 126. His work has been exhibited at a number of locations in and around the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul as well as Strasbourg, France.
Awards and Honors
The project, Sisters of Habit, was the featured work at the University of St. Thomas Documentary Photography Symposium in 2001.