Every Breath We Drew
Grunwald Gallery of Art, Indiana University
August 6-October 4, 2019
Bloomington, IN
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To Survive on This Shore
University of New Mexico Art Museum
August 23-December 7, 2019
Opening reception, panel discussion, and book signing: Thursday, September 19, 6-9 p.m.
Albuquerque, NM
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No Cure for Mourning
Stockton University Art Gallery
September 4-November 12, 2019
Galloway, NJ

Arnold Newman Prize Exhibition
Griffin Museum of Photography
October 1-20, 2019
Winchester, MA

Strange Fire Collective: Jess T. Dugan, Zora J. Murff, and Rafael Soldi
Perspectives Gallery, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design
October 25-December 7, 2019
Milwaukee, WI

Touching History: Stonewall 50
Palm Springs Art Museum
October 12, 2019-March 29, 2020
Palm Springs, CA

The Outwin 2019: American Portraiture Today
Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
October 26, 2019-August 30, 2020
Washington, D.C.

Every Breath We Drew
Truman State University
January 21-February 28, 2020
Kirksville, MO

Every Breath We Drew
University of Dayton
September 24-October 29, 2020
Dayton, OH

Thinking About History
The Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University
Fall 2020
Evanston, IL

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Washington, D.C.


2019 Infinity Award, International Center of Photography. New York, NY

2018 Women Photograph + Nikon Grant

2018 Artist-in-Residence, Light Work, Syracuse, NY

2017 Collection Award for Women Documentarians, Archive of Documentary Arts, Duke University. Durham, NC

2016 Commended Artist, Outwin 2016: American Portraiture Today, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.

2016 Artist Fellowship, Regional Arts Commission. St. Louis, MO


Addison Gallery of American Art
Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College
Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University
Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University
Davis Museum at Wellesley College
Gregory Allicar Museum of Art at Colorado State University
International Center of Photography
Library of Congress
Minneapolis Institute of Art
MIT List Visual Arts Center
Museum of Contemporary Photography
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
RISD Museum
Smith College Museum of Art
Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
St. Louis Art Museum
Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College


In Conversation: To Survive on This Shore
September 19, 2019, 6 pm
University of New Mexico Art Museum / Discussion in Keller Hall
Albuquerque, NM

Jess T. Dugan: Artist Talk
October 8, 2019, 2 pm
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Boston, MA

Institutional Questions / Questioning Institutions: A Keynote Address by the Strange Fire Collective
October 25, 2019, 6 pm
Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, 4th Floor Raw Space
This lecture is in collaboration with MIAD's Creativity Series
and the Society for Photographic Education's 2019 Midwest Chapter Conference.


The Intimate Portrait
June 15-19, 2020
Anderson Ranch Arts Center
Snowmass Village, CO