Upcoming Exhibitions:
Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2016
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

Photography Now
April 30-July 10, 2016
The Center for Photography at Woodstock
Woodstock, NY
Click here for more information. 

Face It
Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery
Bowling Green State University
August 30-September 30, 2016
Bowling Green, OH  

Face It
Slocumb Gallery and Reece Museum 
Tennessee State University
October 10-28, 2016
Nashville, TN  

Lectures and Presentations:
White House Champions of Change: LGBT Artists
"The Personal is Political: The Power of Speaking Your Truth"
November 23, 2015
The White House
Washington, D.C.
Watch the video here.  

Artist Talk
June 5, 2016, 2 p.m.
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Washington, D.C. 

Jess T. Dugan: A Decade of Visual Activism
September 19, 2016
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH  

Featured Speaker
Society for Photographic Education Midwest Regional Conference
October 6-8, 2016
St. Louis, MO 


The Intimate Portrait
June 20-24, 2016
Anderson Ranch Arts Center
Snowmass Village, CO
For more information and to register, click here.  


Recent Acquisitions:
Every breath we drew is now included in the Midwest Photographer's Project at the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, IL. 

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.

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 recently acquired twenty photographs from Transcendence and artist books Pictures for my lover and Pretty boys looking at me for their permanent collection.