The revered Chicano photographer will speak about his work, influences, and process.
Born in East Los Angeles in 1956, Don Gregorio Antón received his BA in 1978 and MA in 1980 from San Francisco State University and is a professor of photography at Humboldt State University in northern California. Having taught photography at a variety of institutions over the past several decades, Antón was awarded the Freestyle Crystal Apple Teaching Award in 2010 as well as the Excellence in Photographic Education - Teacher of the Year Award from the Santa Fe Center for Visual Arts in 2002. He has shown both nationally and internationally, with recent exhibitions at the Getty Museum, LA; Aperture, NY; the Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego; the Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY; Meridian Gallery, San Francisco; En Foco at Skylight Gallery in Brooklyn, NY and Longwood Art Gallery, Bronx, NY; Light Work in Syracuse, NY; En Foco at the Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC and Aljira, Newark, NJ; and the Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY. Antón’s work is included in such prestigious collections as the Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. His work has been included in En Foco's publication Nueva Luz in issues 5:2 14:2, as well as it's Commemorative Issue in 2001.