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
Ackland Museum of Art, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, June 1 - August 26, 2018

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

A Day With Amanda, Adrienne, Body, Catalina, Cole, Danica, Felicia, Jess, Jesse, Michael, Misha & The Girls, Mort, Rachel, Ryan, Sage, and Shane. 
Curated by Amy Granat
The Luminary
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 21, 2018
St. Louis, MO

Every Breath We Drew
The Transformer Station
April 27-June 24, 2018
Opening reception: Friday, April 27, 2018
Cleveland, OH

To Survive on this Shore: Exhibition and Book Launch
September 6-October 10, 2018
St. Louis, MO

Every Breath We Drew
Alexandre Hogue Gallery, University of Tulsa
September 27-October 25, 2018
Tulsa, OK


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


The St. Louis Art Museum in St. Louis, MO recently acquired work from Every Breath We Drew for their permanent collection. 

The Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, IL recently acquired work from To Survive on This Shore for their permanent collection. 


Jess T. Dugan: A Decade of Visual Activism
February 2018
University of Houston
Houston, TX


Getting Seen, Getting Shown: Professional Practices for the Fine Art Photographer
A weekend workshop co-taught with Dealer Sasha Wolf of Sasha Wolf Projects, New York, NY
Filter Photo Space
Chicago, IL
April 13-15, 2018
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The Intimate Portrait
Anderson Ranch Arts Center
Snowmass Village, CO
July 30-August 3, 2018
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