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Reed Estabrook | American, 1938 -


Estabrook received his BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1969, and his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1971.  In 1974, he moved to the University of Northern Iowa to develop the photography program, and in 1983/84 he chaired the photography program at the Kansas City Art Institute. In 1984 he developed a new degree program in photography at San Jose State University, initially developing the dual track curriculum and most recently leading the transition to a fully realized digitally based curriculum.

He has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions including: The Great West: Real/Ideal (1977), Mirrors and Windows: American Photography Since 1960 (1978), Attitudes, Photography in the 1970s (1978), and American Photography Today (1982). 

His work is represented in many public collections including the Museum of Modern Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Fogg Art Museum, the J Paul Getty Museum and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.