Jeff Sheng

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1980 –

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Who is Jeff Sheng?

Jeff Sheng is an American artist and photographer. He was a visiting guest professor of photography at Harvard University in 2011. He taught as a visiting assistant professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara for the departments of Studio Art and Asian American studies between 2007-2012.

Sheng's photography work has been described as "historic" in capturing the social progress experienced by the LGBT community in the United States in the early 21st century.

His 2009-2011 photography series "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" documented almost 100 closeted LGBT United States military service members affected by the Don't ask, don't tell policy, that forbid United States military service members from openly identifying as gay or lesbian.

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Born
1980
California
Profession
Education
  • University of California, Irvine
  • Harvard University
  • Master of Fine Arts

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on July 23, 2013

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