Archived Exhibitions

The Hereditary Estate

Daniel Coburn

Daniel W. Coburn lives and works in Lawrence, Kansas. His work and research investigates the family photo album employed as a visual infrastructure for a flawed American Dream. Selections from his body of work have been featured in exhibitions at the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art and the Chelsea Museum of Art in New York. Coburn's prints are held in collections at the Museum of Contemporary Photography (Chicago), the University of New Mexico Art Museum, the Mulvane Museum of Art, the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, and the Mariana Kistler-Beach Museum of Art. He has been invited as a guest lecturer at national and international photography events including the International Festival of Photography in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and the Helsinki Photo-Media Conference. Coburn received his BFA with an emphasis in photography from Washburn University. He received his MFA with distinction from the University of New Mexico in 2013. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Photo Media at the University of Kansas.

Exhibition dates:  January 16 - March 21, 2015.

Reception, February 6, 5:30 - 7:30pm

February 11, Brown Bag Lunch, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Daniel Coburn will discuss his photographic series.

February 25, Cultural Conversations, 4:00pm
Join the artist, museum staff, and others in a conversation that explores the photograph's power to capture extraordinary moments in the lives of ordinary people.

January 31, Workshop, 1:00 - 4:00pm
Re-considering the Family Photo Album: Amateur Photography and Mixed Media. 
$35 members; $40 non-members
Work with Daniel Coburn to rethink the family photo album.  Create your own photographic collages.
Call 785-670-2420 to enroll.

Mulvane Art Museum, 17th & Jewell Streets, Topeka, KS

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