Photographer Spotlight – Jess T. Dugan

Tell us about yourself…

I grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas, came of age in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and currently live in St. Louis, Missouri with my partner Vanessa, our daughter Elinor, and our cat Leopold. I have always been interested in photography, but I wasn’t exposed to it in a formal way until I was in high school. It has been a love…

Artists Talk Back: Jess T. Dugan

Starting off the third segment of ATB Jess T. Dugan discusses their most impactful self portraits and all of the photo books they’re currently reading.

Artists Talk Back: Clarissa Bonet & Jeffrey Wolin

In the last installment of our second ATB discussion, Jeff and Clarissa talk about the dystopian and utopian aspects of a city and the process of building relationships with the people you photograph.

Artists Talk Back: Jeffrey Wolin

In our next ATB conversation @JeffreyWolin discusses his favorite novel "Slaughterhouse Five” and his piece titled “My Father". The first photograph in which he combined text and image. “It was a big departure for me and it led to a whole investigation of other people’s biographies”.

Night, April, 2020

What Will You Remember?

Why make so much of fragmentary blue
In here and there a bird, or butterfly,
Or flower, or wearing-stone, or open eye,
When heaven presents in sheets the solid hue?

Since earth is earth, perhaps, not heaven (as yet)–
Though some savants make earth include the sky;
And blue so far above us comes so high,
It only gives our wish for blue a whet.


Artists Talk Back: Clarissa Bonet

In this ATB conversation @ClarissaBonet talks about her love for Pink Floyd and the psychological qualities of her photograph “Spilt Milk” from the series ‘City Space’.