Charles Clough was born in Buffalo, NY. He established his studio in 1971 and co-founded Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center with Robert Longo and Cindy Sherman in Buffalo in 1974. His art has been exhibited in over 60 solo and over 150 group exhibitions throughout North America and Europe and is included in the permanent collections of over 70 museums. Clough studied at the Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY from 1969-70, and the following year studied at the Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Ontario, Canada from 1971-72. He furthered his studies at University at Buffalo, Center for Media Studies from 1973-74 and later at the New York University, Information Technologies Institute, NYC from 1997-98. He taught at Columbia University, NYC in 1981 and also at the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI in 2008. Clough determined in 1976 that his life project would be to make “the photographic epic of a painter as a film or a ghost” which he refers to as “pepfog” and describes in Pepfog Clufff.
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