Ron Jude was born in Los Angeles in 1965, grew up in the Pacific Northwest, and currently lives in upstate New York. His photographs have been exhibited at venues such as The Photographers’ Gallery (London), Daugeu Cultural Center (Daugeu, South Korea), Proekt_Fabrika (Moscow) and Roth/Horowitz Gallery (New York). Jude is the co-founder of A-Jump Books and the author of Alpine Star, Postcards, Other Nature and emmett. Lick Creek Line was published by MACK in April of 2012 and was named one of the best books of the year by FOAM, PDN, Gerry Badger, Alec Soth and John Gossage, among many others. Libraryman (Stockholm) published a limited run book version of the Executive Model project in late 2012. Jude has lectured extensively about his work, most recently at places such as The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Rochester Institute of Technology and the Carnegie International Satellite Apartment in Pittsburgh. His photographs have been reproduced in Blind Spot, Harper’s Magazine, The New Yorker and Doubletake, among others. An overview of his three Idaho projects (Alpine Star, emmett and Lick Creek Line) recently opened at the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago in a three-person show entitled Backstory. He will contribute one of ten books to the Super Labo (Tokyo) project entitled Lost Home, to be released at Paris Photo in November of 2013. Jude is represented by Gallery Luisotti in Santa Monica.
Professor Jude has been teaching photography since 1993, and has been in his current position at Ithaca College since 1999. He is represented by Gallery Luisotti in Los Angeles.
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