David Emitt Adams is an artist whose current practice engages historical media and uses them in an informed contemporary dialogue about photography's past and present. He obtained his BFA from Bowling Green State University in Ohio and a MFA from Arizona State University. David was selected for the prestigious Lens Culture International Exposure Award 2011, the Freestyle Crystal Apple Award for Outstanding Achievement in Black and White Photography and has exhibited throughout the United States and abroad, including Santa Barbara Museum of Art, The Studio in London, and Voz' Gallery in Paris. He has given artist lectures at the San Francisco Art Institute sponsored by PhotoAlliance as well as the Carnegie Museum of Art as part of the 2012 f295 Symposium, and the Society for Photographic Education National Conference 2013. His work is in the permanent collection of The Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, and numerous private collections. Currently, he is working on two new bodies of work.
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