More About the Author
Joanne Dugan is a visual artist, author and educator living in New York City. She creates photography-based projects that include published books, fine art exhibitions/installations, commissioned assignments and short films.
As an author, Joanne's photography and writing has been published in six books: "ABC NYC: A Book About Seeing New York City," (Abrams Books), "123 NYC: A Counting Book of New York City," (Abrams Books), "Taxi Driver Wisdom," (Chronicle Books), "Beauty Parlor Wisdom," (Chronicle Books), "Mostly True," (fine art private press) and "To Music and Other Short Stories," (RDH, Germany).
A hardcover book of eighty-five photographs, titled "Summertime," curated and edited by Joanne, features the work of 50 emerging and established contemporary photographers and will be published by Chronicle Books in the Spring of 2014.
Joanne's fine-art photographs are made by hand in small, numbered editions using traditional photographic film and gelatin silver printing techniques, have been shown in galleries in the United States and abroad and are part of numerous private collections.
Her interdisciplinary work includes several notable design/editing projects. She recently collaborated with the Museum of Modern Art's Design Store in New York City to create an exclusive product from her ongoing project, "The Alphabet City."
Joanne's work has been recognized with national photography, design and publishing awards from Communication Arts, Photo District News, Graphis, The Art Director's Club, HOW Magazine and the AIGA, among others.
She is a faculty member of the International Center of Photography in New York City and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA where she teaches a course called "On Seeing What's Right in Front of You," among others, and has lectured in educational institutions in New York City and the US.