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 Ticka-Arts and several local groups. He also is an active member of the Society for Photographic Education, where he serves as Social Media Coordinator of the SPE National Conference.

Currently his research is based on self-representation and social-media. 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).


Contact Arthur at arthur.fields (at) gmail.com



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