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2021 SPE Annual Conference: Imagining Legacy: Archives, Collections, and Memoria

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Dan Farnum was born in the blue-collar town of Saginaw, Michigan. His photographs address the American experience, landscape, and culture and have been showcased nationally in several exhibitions and galleries in San Francisco, Chicago, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and New York.

He is the recipient of many notable awards such as Best in Show from the Directors of the Museum of Contemporary Photography, an award from the Gallery Director at Photo Center Northwest, two prizes from the Paul Sack Architectural Photography Contest at the San Francisco Art Institute, Grand Prize Winner of the Missouri Top 50 contest, and the Juror Selection Award given by Christopher Rauschenberg at the Center for Fine Art Photography. Dan also received an award in a show titled Landscape Interrupted by William Jenkins, who was responsible for the New Topographics exhibition while curator of the International Museum of Photography at the George Eastman House.

Dan received his MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and BFA from the University of Michigan. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Photography at The University of Tulsa.

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