Jess T. Dugan
Jess T. Dugan is an artist whose work explores issues of gender, sexuality, identity, and community. She has been photographing within LGBTQ communities for the past decade and is deeply committed to the transformative power of photographic portraiture. Her work is regularly exhibited internationally and is in the permanent collections of several major museums. Her first monograph, Every Breath We Drew, was published in 2015, and coincided with a solo museum exhibition at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College, in Winter Park, Florida. Jess is the recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant and was selected by the White House as a 2015 Champion of Change. Her website is www.jessdugan.com.