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Continuing the Spring 2024 Photography Lecture Series, the MassArt Graduate Programs and the department of Photography are pleased to welcome Alumni Panel: Candice Camille Jackson, Brittany Marcoux, Alice Romanov, Secret Queen. Please join us in the MassArt Kennedy 280 at 2pm EST on Tuesday, April 2.
Candice Camille Jackson, a Boston-based artist, holds a BFA from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Rooted in a childhood experience of loss, Jackson's fascination with portraiture emerged as a means to archive cherished memories by photographing family members. Evolving over the years, her motivation has expanded into experimental techniques, including printing on gold leaf, to convey the sacred nature of the individuals she photographs. Jackson's work is an attempt to reflect both personal narratives and universal truths.
Brittany Marcoux is a photographer and visual artist from Massachusetts. In 2016 she received her MFA in photography from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. She has exhibited at the Danforth Art Museum in Framingham, MA, AS220 in Providence, RI, MassArt x SoWa and Nave Gallery in Boston, MA, The Newport Art Museum in Newport, RI, and The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO. Awards include the Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship for Photography, The Blanche E. Colman Award, and the INFOCUS Sidney Zuber Photography Award Honorable Mention. Brittany is currently the Photography Department Equipment + Studio Manager at the Rhode Island School of Design.
Alice Romanov is a photographer and writer based in Philadelphia making work about her Russian-Ukrainian background, childhood memories, and passed-down stories. Alice’s most recent work revolves around understanding generational wounds through pensive investigations into her mother’s and her memories of Russia and Ukraine. She integrates text in her photography, first-person essays, and poems to draw connections to her experiences, where reflections of an uncertain future exist. She received her BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. In 2023, she received the Gertrude Kasebier Travel Grant Award from Massachusetts College of Art and Design to photograph in Poland and other European countries while exploring similar landscapes and cultural complexities to her own. Alice has been featured in Float Magazine, F-Stop Magazine, and other small publications, and has been in multiple group exhibitions at Massachusetts College of Art and Design and Panopticon Gallery in Boston.
Anthony “Secret Queen” Fusco is a drag performer and photographer currently based in Chicago, IL. By combining a passion for both drag and photography, Secret Queen is able to highlight, document and elevate the vibrancy that can only be found within the queer nightlife community.
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Image Details (L-R): Secret Queen, Brittany Marcoux, Candice Camille Jackson, Alice Romanov
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