Susan Spiritus, Susan Spiritus Gallery
Hannah Sloan, Director, ROSEGALLERY
D. Richards was born in California, and grew up in Seattle, Washington.
She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in drama from the University of Washington,
a Master of Science in Education from the University of Southern California and
a Master of Fine Arts from Southern Methodist University. She received a regional
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Photography in 1991 and teaches
photography at Tarrant County College in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Her images
can be found in the following books: |
FEELS LIKE HOME, (Algonquin Books of
Chapel Hill,) A NEW LIFE: STORIES AND PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE SUBURBAN SOUTH, (DoubleTake
Books, W. W Norton, New York,) GAME FACE: What Does a Female Athlete Look Like?
(Random House, New York,) IN THEIR MOTHERS’ EYES (Stemmle Publishers, Switzerland),
THE SPIRIT OF FAMILY, Henry Holt &Co, New York, INCREDIBLE EYES, A SMILE IS
WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS, LIKE SAND FROM ORCHIDS LIPS (TCB Publishers, San Francisco,
CA), and will be included in the new book, IDENTITIES NOW which will be published
later this year. In addition her images have been used for the cover of STORIES
FROM MARY’S TOUCH (Divine Impressions, Austin, TX) and THE FATES WILL FIND
THEIR WAY (Random House, London, England). In addition her work can be found in
several museum collections including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the
Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth, the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, The Birmingham
Museum of Art, and the Smithsonian Institution. She exhibits her work internationally.
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