USD presents two exhibits by photographer Don Doll

USD presents two exhibits by photographer Don Doll
The University of South Dakota's Main Gallery in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts will host two exhibits by noted Jesuit photographer Rev. Don Doll between Nov. 3 and Nov. 24. The shows are "Images from the Lewis and Clark Trail" and "St. Augustine Indian Mission Children's Portraits."

The Main Gallery is open to the public weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and weekends from 1 to 5 p.m.�A public reception for Doll's exhibit is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m.

"The Lewis and Clark Trail" exhibit is a series of landscapes and panoramic photographs taken by Doll in 2003 as he retraced the travels of The Corps of Discovery between St. Louis, MO, and the Pacific Ocean near Ft. Clatsop. "St. Augustine Indian Mission Children's Portraits" presents 16 large-format photographs taken in 2007 for the Winnebago, NE, school's annual calendar.


Doll began his photography career in 1962 as a young Jesuit assigned to St. Francis Mission on South Dakota's Rosebud Reservation after studying photojournalism at Marquette University. He is currently professor of photojournalism with the Charles and Mary Heider Endowed Jesuit Chair at Creighton University in Omaha. His work has been featured in National Geographic magazine and has been published in numerous books.

In 1997, Doll was awarded the prestigious Kodak Crystal Eagle Award for Impact in Photojournalism at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, in recognition of his many years of work with Native Americans. He also received the Nikon World Understanding through Photography Award and was named the 2006 Nebraska Artist of the Year by the Nebraska Arts Council.

For more information about the Doll photo exhibitions, please contact the director of university art galleries, John A. Day, at (605) 677-3177 or jday@usd.edu.

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