Photographer Paul Shambroom joins U of M Department of Art

An acclaimed local photographer is joining the University of Minnesota’s art department this fall.

Paul Shambroom is a nationally recognized photographer whose images explore layers of power in American culture, from town hall meetings to national security. Most recently, Shambroom has been looking at shrines made from artillary and aircraft on public display in communities across the United States.

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Paul Shambroom.

Photograph by Doug Beasley.

Now Shambroom will be sharing his insights on the profession with students as a member of the U of M’s Department of Art faculty.

A graduate of both Macalester College and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Shambroom has lectured and taught as a visiting artist at institutions including Harvard University, New York’s International Center for Photography, and Westminster University in London.

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