Poetry and Photography with Juan Delgado and Thomas McGovern

Friday Jan 24 2014   6:30 PM
Palm Springs Art Museum  101 Museum Dr., Palm Springs, CA  map

Juan Delgado and Thomas McGovern will present a slideshow and read poetry from their book Vital Signs. Selected photographs from the book will be on view at the in the Annette Bloch Education Wing from January 10-31.

Free and open to the public; for more information visit psmuseum.org/palm-desert/lecture-symposia/vital-signs-featuring-thomas-mcgovern-and-juan-delgado.

Thomas McGovern is a photographer, writer, and educator, and the author of Bearing Witness (to AIDS), Amazing Grace, and Hard Boys + Bad Girls. His photographs are in the permanent collections of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The Brooklyn Museum of Art; The Baltimore Museum of Art; The Museum of the City of New York; and the New York Historical Society, among others. His art reviews and features have appeared in Afterimage, Artweek, Art Issues, and Art Papers and in 2011 he founded the photography publication Dotphotozine. He is a professor of art at California State University, San Bernardino.
Juan Delgado has published several books of poetry, El Campo, A Rush of Hands, and Green Web, which received the Contemporary Poetry Series Award and was published by the University of Georgia Press. He holds an M.F.A. from the University of California at Irvine, where he was also a Regents Fellow. He is a professor of English and director of the M.F.A. program in creative writing at California State University, San Bernardino.