UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS:

The Outwin 2016: American Portraiture Today
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
March 12, 2016-January 8, 2017
Washington, D.C. 

This exhibition will travel to the following museums:

Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA:  February 4 - May 14, 2017
Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX:  June 8 - September 10, 2017
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO:  October 6, 2017 - January 7, 2018
Artis―Naples, The Baker Museum, Naples, FL:  January 31 - May 6, 2018
Ackland Museum of Art, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, June 1 - August 26, 2018

Please Check a Box: Sex, Gender, Identity, and Privacy
Lawton Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
September 7-October 5, 2017
Opening reception: Thursday, September 7, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Green Bay, WI

Every Breath We Drew
Gallery 210
University of Missouri St. Louis
September 8-October 15, 2017
Opening reception: Saturday, September 9
Artist talk 4 p.m., reception 5-7 p.m. 
St. Louis, MO

Disruptive Perspectives
Photoforum Pasquart
September 22-November 19, 2017
Biel/Bienne, Switzerland

Disruptive Perspectives
Museum of Contemporary Photography
October 12-December 22, 2017
Opening reception: Thursday, October 12, 5-7 p.m.
Panel discussion: Wednesday, November 15, 6 p.m.
Chicago, IL

To Survive on this Shore: Photographs and Interviews with Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Older Adults
The Center on Halsted, organized by the Museum of Contemporary Photography
November 14-December 31, 2017
Opening reception: Tuesday, November 14, 6-8 p.m.
Chicago, IL

(un)expected families
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Clementine Brown Gallery and Herb Ritts Gallery
December 9, 2017-June 17, 2018
Boston, MA

Every Breath We Drew
The Transformer Station
April-July 2018
Opening reception: Friday, April 27, 2018
Cleveland, OH


LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS:

Jess T. Dugan: A Decade of Visual Activism
November 2, 2017, 6 p.m.
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
Kansas City, MO

Disruptive Perspectives Panel Discussion with Vanessa Fabbre and Lorenzo Triburgo
November 15, 2017
Museum of Contemporary Photography
Chicago, IL


UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:

Getting Seen, Getting Shown: Professional Practices for the Fine Art Photographer
Jess T. Dugan and Sasha Wolf
Filter Festival
Chicago, IL
September 21, 2017
Click here for more information and to register. 

The Intimate Portrait
Anderson Ranch Arts Center
Snowmass Village, CO
July 2018


RECENT ACQUISITIONS:

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Grand Rapids Art Museum, the Birmingham Museum of Art, and the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College recently acquired work from Every Breath We Drew and Transcendence for their permanent collections.

Every Breath We Drew is now included in the Midwest Photographer's Project at the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, IL. 

Work from Every Breath We Drew was acquired by Fidelity Investments and JP Morgan Chase for their corporate art collections.

Dugan's artist book Pretty boys looking at me has been acquired by the Leslie/Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Fine Arts Library at Harvard University, The Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona, The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, the DePaul Art Museum, and the Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. 

The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction acquired twenty photographs from Transcendence and artist books Pictures for my lover and Pretty boys looking at me for their permanent collection.