Renowned photographer David Plowden was born in Massachusetts in 1932. He is best known for his historical documentary photography of industrial scenes, steam trains, Midwest farmlands, and small towns. He was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1968. He resides in Chicago and has traveled the state of Iowa for decades photographing the landscapes, towns, and people that crossed his path.
David Plowden’s Iowa
December 9, 2011 - March 25, 2012
Organized in partnership with Humanities Iowa and the Figge Art Museum, Davenport. Made possible thanks to the generous support of the Edward Ulve Memorial Fund at Dubuque Museum of Art and the Ulve Family.