Biography

Arthur Fields is a Texan, currently living in Vincennes,Indiana. Arthur completed a MFA in Photography at Texas Woman's University in Denton, Texas. He earned a BFA in Digital Imaging and Photography at Washington University in St. Louis.  HIs prior studies included printmaking and photography at Brookhaven College.  Arthur is currently Assistant Professor Art at Vincennes University where he teaches courses in traditional analog photography as well as digital imaging.  He also serves as the director of VU’s Shircliff Gallery of Art. 

Arthur is a board member of several photographic arts organizations: Ticka-Arts, The Texas Photographic Society, and the editorial board of Yield Magazine. He also is an active member of the Society for Photographic Education, where he serves as Student Volunteer Coordinator of the SPE National Conference.

His latest artistic research is based on his love of the landscape and self-representation. By compiling imagery from online web searches and social networks such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, both virtual and tangible, his work consists of imagery collected through the process of data compiling using hashtags. [identity markers] Acting as both curator as well as image-maker he is concerned with choosing,organizing, editing, and remixing, to better understand the collective cultural experience that is mediated through digital processes. His works have been included in exhibitions at venues throughout the country including: The University of Southern Indiana (Evansville, IN), Box13 ArtSpace (Houston, TX), Weitman Gallery (St. Louis, MO), PhotoPlace Gallery (Middlebury, VT), and the California Institute of Integral Studies (San Francisco, CA).

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