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

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
October 20-November 28, 2017
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

To Survive on this Shore
September/October 2018
St. Louis, MO


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 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
December 8, 2017, 12 p.m. 
Webster University
St. Louis, MO

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


The Intimate Portrait
Anderson Ranch Arts Center
Snowmass Village, CO
July 30-August 3, 2018