112th Annual Conference - Riverside Convention Center, California
Friday, October 31 - Sunday, November 2, 2014

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Vital Signs: Thomas McGovern, Inlandia Photographer

Thomas McGovern, California State University, San Bernardino

Thomas McGovern is a photographer and writer living in San Bernardino. He is the author of Vital Signs (2013), Hard Boys + Bad Girls (2010), Amazing Grace (2010), and Bearing Witness (to AIDS) (1999). His photographs are in the collections of The Brooklyn Museum of Art; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Museum of the City of New York; and the Griffin Museum of Photography, among others. In 2011 he founded the photography magazine Dotphotozine. He is a professor of art at California State University, San Bernardino.

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Thomas McGovern (b. 1957) is a photographer, writer and educator living in San Bernardino, California. He is the author of Vital Signs (Heyday 2013), Hard Boys + Bad Girls (Schiffer, 2010), Amazing Grace (Parker 2010), and Bearing Witness (to AIDS) (Visual AIDS/A.R.T. Press 1999). His photographs have been in 30 solo and over 50 group exhibitions and are in the collections of The Brooklyn Museum of Art; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The Baltimore Museum of Art; Museum of the City of New York; and the Griffin Museum of Photography, among others. In 2011 he founded the photography magazine Dotphotozine, and in 2014 he initiated the Dotphotozine Award for Excellence in Photography. He is a professor of art at California State University, San Bernardino.