Graduate Student, SocDoc Program
Rian Dundon (b. 1980) is a photographer from Monterey, California. Since 2005 his work has focused primarily on China, where he lived for five years. Rian’s photographs have been featured in exhibitions at The Camera Club of New York, New York Photo Festival, Angkor Photo Festival, and Caochangdi Photo Spring. He is a recipient of the Tierney Fellowship (2007) and grants from the History department at University of California, Santa Cruz, and The Willis W. and Ethel M. Clark Foundation (2011). Rian earned a B.F.A. in Photography & Imaging from New York University in 2003. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree at University of California, Santa Cruz (M.A. Social Documentation), where he is researching and preparing a forthcoming book of his photographs from China. Rian is a contributor to New America Media in San Francisco and speaks Mandarin Chinese.
Education and Training:
B.F.A. Photography and Imaging, New York University Tisch School of the Arts