David Moog (b. 1944), Bruce Jackson, 2015; Archival inkjet print, 20 x 15 inches; Gift of the artist, copyright David Moog, 2015
Artists Seen: Bruce Jackson in The Public
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Bruce Jackson is a writer, photographer, folklorist, documentary filmmaker, and educator. He was born in Brooklyn and received a BA from Rutgers University in 1960 and an MA from Indiana University’s School of Letters in 1962. From 1963 through 1967 he was a Junior Fellow in Harvard University’s Society of Fellows. He began teaching in the English Department at UB in 1967 and was named a Distinguished Professor in 1990. He is the recipient of a 1971 Guggenheim Fellowship and numerous international awards, grants, and fellowships. Jackson’s photographs have been widely published and exhibited. For more information on his work, visit brucejackson.us.
Artists Seen: Photographs of Artists in the 21st Century is an ongoing project by photographer David Moog in partnership with the Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State. Moog has set out to make portraits of every self-identified working artist and arts professional in Western New York. To be included in the project, call David Moog directly at 716-472-6721 or contact The Center at 716-878-4131.