ART TALK: Doug DuBois

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LECTURE: November 20, 2014, 6:30pm

In collaboration with The University of Akron Myers School of Art, The Akron Art Museum presents a lecture by photographer Doug DuBois.

Doug DuBois received his MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and is an associate professor at Syracuse University where he teaches in the College of Visual and Performing Arts. His monograph, …all the days and nights, features a tightly edited sequence of photographs of his family made over a period of twenty years. Doug DuBois’ most recent work, My Last Day at Seventeen, is about coming of age in Ireland during the current economic downturn.

DuBois’ photographs are in the collections and exhibitions across the nation, Europe and Asia. He has received fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the MacDowell Colony and The National Endowment for the Arts. His photographs have been published by Aperture, the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, The New York Times, Time, The Telegraph and Outlook.

DuBois’ visit also includes a workshop and critiques with photography students at the Myers School of Art.

FREE and open to the public.

Seating is available on a first come, first seated basis.

Akron Art Museum, 1 S High St, Akron, OH 44308