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BIO

For more than thirty years, Dennis Wile has traveled and photographed extensively in the U.S., Europe, Mexico, and Canada; producing a diverse body of work which includes a wide variety of corporate assignments, portraits, street scenes, and still lifes.

 

Following his graduation from Vanderbilt University in 1969, Wile studied photography at L'Université de Luminy - Marseille, France.

 

Wile's corporate clients include Vanderbilt University Medical Center, E+ CancerCare, PriMed,  Allscripts, Nokia, Ovation Events, and Isuzu.  Additionally Wile's work has appeared in such publications as Vogue Hommes, The New York Times, GQ, and National Geographic Traveler.

 

Wile's photographs are featured in the collections of many corporate and public institutions, including the Smithsonian Institution, Hospital Corporation of America, Vanderbilt University, AT&T Corporation, La Bibliothèque Nationale de France, the Tennessee State Museum and The United States Senate.

 

 


PORTRAIT SUBJECTS

Elton John - Pop Musician

Le Prince Murat - Paris, France

Yvette Troispoux - Photographer, Paris, France

Paul Bocuse - Chef, Lyons, France

George Duboeuf - Vintner, Macon, France

Alex Haley - Pulitzer Prize Winner, Literature

John Canaday - Art Critic, New York Times

Michael Ainslie - President, Sotheby's Patricia Neal - Actress

Albert Hadley - Interior Designer, New York City

Howard Baker - U.S. Senator

Dr. Stanley Cohen - Nobel Prize Winner, Medicine

William Eggleston - Photographer, Memphis, TN

Albert Gore, Jr. - U.S. Vice President

Mrs. Douglas MacArthur

Selwa Roosevelt - U.S. Chief of Protocol

Wilma Rudolph - Olympic Gold Medalist

Wolfe Kahn - Artist, New York City

Louise Dahl-Wolfe - Fashion Photographer

Czeslaw Milosz - Nobel Prize Winner, Poetry

Will Barnet - Artist, New York City

Fred Smith - Founder and President, Federal Express Corporation

Tracy Caulkins - Olympic Gold Medalist

Claude Pichois - Professor and Literary Critic, Paris, France

B.B. King - Blues Musician

Lamar Alexander - U.S. Secretary of Education

Sean Scully - Artist, New York City

Sabine Weiss - Photographer, Paris, France

Kemmons Wilson - Founder, Holiday Inns of America

Albert Gore, Sr. - U.S. Senator

Rhea Seddon - Astronaut

Jack Massey - Co-Founder, Hospital Corporation of America

Dr. Thomas Frist Sr. - Co-founder, Hospital Corporation of America

Ralph Belamy - Actor

Jim Sasser - U.S. Senator

Marvin Runyon - Postmaster General; Former C.E.O., Nissan America

Willy Ronis - Photographer, Paris, France

Clayton McWhorter - C.E.O., Healthtrust Corporation

Loretta Lynn - Country Musician

John Seigenthaler - Chairman, The Freedom Forum

Bill Monroe - Bluegrass Musician

Bronson Ingram - C.E.O., Ingram Industries

Martin Brown, Sr. - President, Brown-Forman Corporation

Etiemble - Literary Critic, Paris, France

Yves Bonnefoy - Poet, Paris, France

Red Grooms - Artist, New York City

Art Buchwald - Humorist, Syndicated Columnist


COLLECTIONS

LA BIBLIOTHEQUE NATIONAL DE PARIS, PARIS, FRANCE

CHEEKWOOD FINE ARTS CENTER, NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE

THE TENNESSEE STATE MUSEUM, NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE

HOSPITAL CORPORATION OF AMERICA, NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE

VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY, SPECIAL COLLECTIONS, NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE

WILLIS CORROON CORPORATION, NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE

THE KNOXVILLE MUSEUM OF ART, KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE

AT&T CORPORATION, NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE

MIT STIEL, KASSEL, GERMANY