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2024 Annual Conference

St. Louis

March 21-23, 2024

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Gina Dabrowski

Gina Dabrowski

Friday, March 17, 2023 @ 10:00am, Tower B

Women's Music Festivals: No Men Allowed

Gina Dabrowski is a visual artist in St. Paul, Minnesota. Gina uses photography to explore class and gender in contemporary culture. She has received awards of support from the McKnight Foundation Artist Fellowship, Jerome Foundation,... read more

Ryan Debolski

Ryan Debolski

Saturday, March 18, 2023 @ 1:00pm, Tower C

LIKE-WhatsApp and Migrant Workers in the Middle East

Ryan Debolski received an MFA in photography from Cranbrook Academy of Art. He was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in 2014-15. His book, LIKE, received the 2020 Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards Jurors' Special Mention. He... read more

Joe started oil painting and drawing in high school and continued his creative endeavors in 1985, at Minneapolis Community College where he earned his associate degree in Commercial Art, Design, and Advertising. 1985 is also... read more

Jess T. Dugan

Jess T. Dugan

Friday, March 17, 2023 @ 6:00pm, Grandballroom I & II

Jess T. Dugan: Look at me like you love me

Jess T. Dugan is an artist whose work explores issues of gender, sexuality, identity, and community. Her work is regularly exhibited internationally and is in the permanent collections of several major museums. She is represented... read more

Jess T. Dugan

Jess T. Dugan

Saturday, March 18, 2023 @ 11:00am, Grand Ballroom I

Mining Identities: Three Artists Discuss Their New Publications

Jess T. Dugan is an artist whose work explores issues of identity through photography, video, and writing. Their work has been widely exhibited and is in the permanent collections of over 40 museums throughout the... read more

Krista Elrick has worked as a photographer since graduating from Hampshire College in 1980. In 1990, she received an M.F.A. in Photography from Arizona State University. Her latest publication is, A Country No More: Rediscovering... read more

Jorge Escobar

Jorge Escobar

Saturday, March 18, 2023 @ 9:00am, Tower D

Grad Student Presentations

Jorge Ariel Escobar is a queer/Latinx image-maker and current MFA candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His work explores ideas of intimacy, desire, and relationships between queer men using his own experiences as the basis... read more

Ariel Evans is Research Fellow in contemporary art in the African and African Diaspora Studies Department at The University of Texas at Austin. She specializes in U.S. art and photography after 1945, particularly its intersections... read more

Melissa Gold Fournier is Head of Imaging Services and Intellectual Property at the Yale Center for British Art, where she oversees photography, digitization, rights & digital asset management for the museum's collections and activities, and... read more

John Freyer

John Freyer

Friday, March 17, 2023 @ 9:00am, Windows

FotoFika and the 2020 All Stars

John Freyer is an artist, author and educator based in Richmond Virginia. His projects include All My Life for Sale, Big Boy, Live IKEA, Free Ice Water, and Free Hot Coffee Freyer is an Associate... read more

Dana Fritz

Dana Fritz

Friday, March 17, 2023 @ 9:00am, Tower C

Field Guide to a Hybrid Landscape

Dana Fritz is Hixson-Lied Professor of Art and Fellow of the Center for Great Plains Studies at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is the photographer and author of Terraria Gigantica: The World Under Glass (2017) and... read more

Dilmar Mauricio Gamero Santos

Dilmar Mauricio Gamero Santos

Saturday, March 18, 2023 @ 9:00am, Tower D

Grad Student Presentations

Dilmar Gamero is a Peruvian-born, Philadelphia-based artist and teacher. His art practice incorporates photography, film, and new media. He has a BFA in Audiovisual Communication from Peru, an MFA in Photography at Tyler School of... read more

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