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Dawn Whitmore is a Washington, DC based documentary photographer and visual artist whose work focuses on gender, identity and myth. She received a BFA from the Corcoran School of Art in 2005. She is presently a resident in the competitive residency program at the Arlington Arts Center in Arlington, Virginia.  Her work has been shown in numerous venues including: the Corcoran Gallery of Art (DC), Mesa Museum of Contemporary Art (AZ), Hemphill Fine Arts Carroll Square Gallery (DC), Area 405 (MD), Spring Gallery (NY) and featured during DC FotoWeek and the Dumbo Arts Festival in NYC.

Her work has been featured in the Guardian, the Virginia Quarterly Reviewof NOTE Magazine and the Washington Post. 

She is a recipient of a DC Commission for the Art & Humanities Artist Fellowship Grant (2016 & 2017) and an Individual Project grant (2018). 

dawn.whitmore (@) gmail.com