“Born in San Francisco in 1939, the Bay Area photographer and teacher Jack Fulton has produced during his more than five-decade career a vast oeuvre characterized by boundless creativity and experimentation. His investigations into color techniques, materials and processes received early critical attention, with his inclusion into numerous museum survey shows, including:
Fulton’s photographic work has been recognized in more than thirty solo exhibitions and more than fifty group exhibitions in museums and galleries nationwide and abroad. He has received numerous awards, including fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Marin Arts Council, and a publishing grant from the Nevada Arts Commission. In 1985, he was awarded the Eugene Atget Award by Air France and his work was added in the permanent collection National Museum of Modern Art in Paris and Bibliothèque Nationale. He was awarded lectureships at the University of California, Santa Cruz (for 20 years), the University of California, San Diego, and Philadelphia College of Art (now University of the Arts, Philadelphia). He has also taught at Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado; Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, Canada; Ansel Adams Yosemite workshops; Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, Colorado; and in Lisbon Portugal.
Fulton’s photographs are in the permanent collection of: The San Francisco Museum of Art (SFMOMA); the Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California; Los Angeles County Museum (LACMA), Los Angeles, California,; Chicago Art Institute; Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, France; National Museum of Modern Art in Paris; di Rosa Preserve, Napa, California; San Francisco Art Commission, San Francisco, California; and various corporate (Seagram, Unocal) and private collections.”