Evan Hume

Evan Hume

Assistant Professor , Art and Visual Culture (Photography)

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Campus Office: 098 Design

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Art and Visual Culture Department
158 College of Design
Ames, IA, 50011
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MFA, George Washington University

BFA, Virginia Commonwealth University


Evan Hume's research-intensive creative work focuses on photography as an instrument of the military-industrial complex for reconnaissance, surveillance, and documentation of advanced technologies. He earned his BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University and MFA from George Washington University. Hume has exhibited widely in solo and group exhibitions and his work has been featured in publications such as Aperture, Der Greif, and Fisheye. His first monograph, Viewing Distance, was published by Daylight Books in 2021 and is included in the collections of the Duke University Archive of Documentary Arts, Harvard Fine Arts Library, and the Library of Congress.