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Adrienne Pao

Adrienne Pao is an MFA candidate in Photography at San Jose State University, graduating in December 2005. After graduating from UCLA in 1997, she studied photography at Humboldt State University before deciding to pursue her graduate degree at San Jose State University. She is currently an Instructor at Modesto Junior College, and has also taught courses at SJSU.

She is currently working on two photographically based projects. Hawaiian Cover-ups examines the dual nature of the colonized experience in Hawaii, through her own position as a part-Hawaiian person born and raised in California. She is also working on a collaborative project with Robin Lasser, Dress Tents, wearable sculptures which are photographed in the landscape that playfully look at female representation in the 21st century. Both projects investigate notions of tourism in real and simulated fantasy landscapes, and involve a combination of performative and staged strategies and scenarios.

Her work has been featured in the Portfolio Issue 77 of Shots magazine, and in The Noww Book on contemporary photography published in 2004 by Michael Cirrelli. She has shown her work nationally at the Morris Graves Museum of Art in Eureka, California and also at Wave Hill Glyndor Gallery in the Bronx, New York City. She was a 2005 Society for Photographic Education award winner, and received an honorable mention for the 2005 Professional Development Fellowship through the College Art Association. She will be traveling to Argentina in 2006 for the Dress Tents exhibition at New Museum of Arts in Neuquen, Patagonia and at the Recoleta Cultural Center in Buenos Aires.

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