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Melissa Ann Pinney, Chicago

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Melissa Ann Pinney was awarded a 1999 Guggenheim Fellowship for her photos of American women and girls, which was turned into the book, Regarding Emma: Photographs of American Women and Girls, published in 2003 by the Center for American Places in partnership with Columbia College Chicago. Her work has been included in the permanent collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, and the Whitney Museum of American Art.

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Dave Jordano, Chicago

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Dave Jordano was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1948. He received a BFA in photography from the Center for Creative Studies in 1974. In 1977 he opened a commercial photography studio in Chicago and quickly established a client list that included, among others, Crate & Barrel, Starbucks Coffee, Sears, Nestle, Quaker and Kraft Foods. As an emerging fine art photographer, he was awarded an honorable mention in the Houston Center for Photography’s Long Term Fellowship Project in 2003 and received the Curator’s Choice Award the following year. His photographs are included in several private and public collections including the Federal Reserve Bank, the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chilcago IL, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. He lives and works in Chicago IL.

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Brian Ulrich, Chicago

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Chicago-based Brian Ulrich‘s photographs portraying contemporary consumer culture reside in major museum collections such as the Art Institute of Chicago, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, and the Museum of Contemporary Photography. He earned his MFA in photography at Columbia College Chicago and a BFA in photography at the University of Akron. It is this understanding of history that informs much of his work which today addresses issues social, political and historical.

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