Jess T. Dugan will exhibit new portraits from her ongoing project “Every Breath We Drew.” Since 2011, photographer Jess Dugan has explored the power of identity, desire and connection through a collection of intimate portraits. In her show at Transformer Station, Dugan will display new works, many of w
hich have never before been seen or exhibited.
Richard Renaldi will feature a number of works from his series “Manhattan Sunday.” Published by Aperture in 2016, this collection of black and white landscapes and portraits pay homage to New Yorks vibrant club nightlife. “‘Manhattan Sunday’ is a personal memoir that also offers a reflection of the city’s evolving identity – one that still carries with it and cherishes the echoes of its past” – Aperture
Jess T. Dugan (American, b. 1986 Biloxi, MS) received her MFA in Photography from Columbia College Chicago (2014), her Master of Liberal Arts in Museum Studies from Harvard University (2010), and her BFA in Photography from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design (2007).
Dugan has exhibited at venues including the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, the Aperture Foundation, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, the San Diego Museum of Art, the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College, the Catherine Edelman Gallery, the Griffin Museum of Photography, and at many colleges and universities throughout the United States.
Richard Renaldi was born in Chicago in 1968. He received a BFA in photography from New York University in 1990. He is represented by Benrubi Gallery in New York and Robert Morat Galerie in Berlin and has been widely exhibited and collected in both the United States and Europe. Four monographs of his work have been published, including Richard Renaldi: Figure and Ground (Aperture, 2006); Fall River Boys (Charles Lane Press, 2009); Touching Strangers (Aperture, 2014); and Manhattan Sunday (Aperture, 2016). He was the recipient of a 2015 fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
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