Dustin Shores is an artist, educator, and creative collaborator based in Norfolk, Virginia. His art practice shares common threads of creative collaboration, imaging the familiar and exploring mediated photographic experiences through exhibitions, installations, and artist books. Shores' unwavering commitment to photographic education, accessibility to the arts, and community collaborations have manifest in many forms throughout his career. His pedagogy focuses on image literacy and visual self-expression.
He received his MFA in Photography from The University of Arizona, in 2018 and his BFA in Fine Arts Photography from Winthrop University, in 2009. His work has been seen in museums and galleries across the United States, such as the Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson and the University of Arizona Museum of Art. His work has been shared internationally and featured in publications. He currently teaches photography at Old Dominion University. www.dustinshores.com