Doug Ischar

Doug Ischar (b. 1948, Honolulu, Hawaii) received his BA from Columbia College, Chicago in 1984, and his MFA from California Institute of the Arts in 1987. Since 1990, he has taught in the Photography Department of the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he is presently Associate Professor. Ischar has exhibited at White Columns, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Photographers Gallery, London; Blum Helman Gallery, New York; Mercer Union, Toronto; List Venter for the Visual Arts, MIT, Boston; Göteborgs Konst Museum, Sweden; California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA; and Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, Brazil. Ischar has received awards from both the Illinois Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts, and his work is included in the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago; and the Norton Family Collection, Santa Monica. His video work has recently screened at the Toronto Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, and MIX Queer Experimental Film/Video Festival, New York.

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