Jason Vaughn had never visited the Midwest until he met his wife, a Wisconsin native. When they moved here Vaughn realized that rural places were fertile territory for photographic exploration. In 2011, his first child was born and he was diagnosed with cancer—two events that changed the way he thought about his relationship to nature. He started making large format photographs of the Wisconsin landscape which forced him to slow down and eventually changed the style of his work. The images in Vaughn's Driftless project are a meditation on his experience raising a small family in the Driftless Area. Driftless will be published by TBW Books in September 2018.
Wisconsin Academy Administrative Offices and Steenbock Gallery
1922 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53726
James Watrous Gallery of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters
3rd Floor, Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703