A History of Photography: Selections from the Museum’s Collection 
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
March 6-September 2, 2019
Houston, TX
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Every Breath We Drew
Grunwald Gallery of Art, Indiana University
August 6-October 4, 2019
Bloomington, IN

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 8, 2019
Galloway, NJ

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

2017 INFocus Sidney Zuber Photography Award, Phoenix Art Museum, Honorable Mention. Phoenix, AZ

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


Jess T. Dugan: Artist Talk
September 13, 2019
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN

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


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