Guest Faculty Lecture: Jess T. Dugan & Yoonjee Kwak

Jul 25, 2023 7PM-8PM

Schermer Meeting Hall

Sunday and Tuesday evenings, June through September, the Ranch features a 60-minute presentation by distinguished faculty members and Visiting Artists. These insightful talks dive into inspiration, the creative process and more.

Guest Faculty Lectures are free, open to the public, and available in person or via livestream. Registration is required for attendance. All on-campus workshop participants will be pre-registered for this event.


Jess T. Dugan

Jess T. Dugan is an artist whose work explores issues of identity through photography, video, and writing. Their work has been widely exhibited and is in the permanent collections of over 45 museums throughout the United States. Their monographs include Look at me like you love me (MACK, 2022), To Survive on This Shore: Photographs and Interviews with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Older Adults (Kehrer Verlag, 2018) and Every Breath We Drew (Daylight Books, 2015). They are the recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, an ICP Infinity Award, and were selected by the Obama White House as an LGBT Artist Champion of Change.

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Yoonjee Kwak

Yoonjee Kwak is an artist and educator from South Korea. She was recently a resident artist at Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA, after a two-year residency at the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts in Helena, MT. Her works have been shown in exhibitions in Korea, Turkey, Italy, and throughout the US. She earned her MFA in ceramics at the Rochester Institute of Technology, and her BFA in ceramics and glass at Hong-Ik University in Seoul. She was a recipient of the James Renwick Alliance Chrysalis Award for emerging artists as well as the Emerging Artist Award in Ceramics Monthly magazine. She currently teaches ceramics at the Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor, CT.

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Jess T. Dugan, Collin at Sunset, 2020

Jul 25, 2023 7PM-8PM

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