Composer Doug Hooker crafted a symphony inspired by Andrew Feiler's photography. This composition tells the full sweep of the role that education has played in bringing African Americans into the promise of America. The symphony, Without Regard to Sex, Race, or Color, takes its title from that of Feiler's first book. The world premiere of the symphony will take place the evening of Sunday, February 6, 2022, at the Ferst Center at Georgia Tech.
The traveling exhibition of A Better Life for Their Children is on view at the Charlotte Museum of History, February 5, 2022 - June 18, 2022.
Andrew Feiler's newest book of photography, A Better Life for Their Children: Julius Rosenwald, Booker T. Washington, and the 4,978 Schools that Changed America, was recently published by the University of Georgia Press. A photography bestseller, the book is in its third printing.
Work from A Better Life for Their Children was selected as a finalist for Photo Israel's Meitar Award for Excellence in Photography and was on display in Tel Aviv in 2021.
A Better Life for Their Children was selected by the Wall Street Journal as a Holiday Gift Book 2021 in Photography.
Selected media for A Better Life for Their Children:
Wall Street Journal, The 4,978 Schools that Changed America, 2021
Smithsonian, Inside the Rosenwald Schools, 2021
Architect, The Architecture of Rosenwald Schools, 2021
CBS This Morning, Impact of Rosenwald Schools, 2021
Georgia Public Broadcasting, Political Rewind, Interview, 2021
Andrew Feiler has joined the Advisory Council of the campaign to create the Julius Rosenwald & Rosenwald Schools National Historical Park. Soon to be the first national park to honor a Jewish American.
A Better Life for Their Children was named a Photolucida Critical Mass Top 50 portfolio for 2020.
A Better Life for Their Children was part of Photoville's international outdoor exhibition The Fence displayed in eleven cities in the United States and Canada, 2020-2021.