DOUG HANSON is a photographer specializing in antiquarian techniques including Wet Plate Collodion and various alternative printing methods.  Wet Plate is an antique, completely handmade photo process dating to the 1850s. 

Based near Chicago, Doug conducts workshops and shows work in local exhibits and has exhibited internationally.


Solo Exhibitions

Time and Place - Side Street Studio Arts (Elgin, IL) - 2016
Portraits and Reflections - Asia Camera Museum (Penang, Malaysia) - March 2015
Silver Moments in Time - Side Street Studio Arts (Elgin, IL) - 2014

Group Exhibitions
Elgin Fringe Festival - Side Street Studio Arts (Elgin, IL) - Sep 2018
Tragedy - Wildrose Brewing Co., (Griffith, IN) - July 2018
Strange Imaginations and Other Perplexing Wonders - Art Space, Oddball Art - 2018
Pure Imagination - Side Street Studio Arts - 2017
Orange - Side Street Studio Arts - 2017
No Filter - Swell Gallery (Dundee, IL) - 2017
Father - Side Street Studio Arts - 2017
Elgin Community College Faculty Show (Cyanotypes) - Elgin, IL - 2016
Exchange - Side Street Studio Arts (Nashville, TN) - 2016
Member Exhibition - Side Street Studio Arts (Elgin, IL) - 2016
Something Wicked III - Side Street Studio Arts (Elgin, IL) - 2015
Portraiture: Pictures in Photography - Black Box Gallery (Portland, OR) - 2015
the art of mwseq™ - Elgin Artspace Lofts (Elgin, IL) - 2015
Contemporary Portraits - Water Street Studios (Batavia, IL) - 2015
Member Exhibition - Elgin Photography Club (Elgin, IL) - 2015
EXCHANGE - 11th Monk3y Industries (Phoenix, AZ) - 2015
EXCHANGE - Side Street Studio Arts (Elgin, IL) - 2015
Third Person - Paupers Art Guild (Arlington Heights, IL) - 2015

Workshops
Various - Doug Hanson Studios - 2018 (See current schedule)
Various - Doug Hanson Studios - 2017
Private Corporate (Wet Plate, Pinhole, Cyanotype) - 2017
Cyanotype - Side Street Studio Arts - 2017
Introduction to Wet Plate - Makers Circle (Mason, NC) - 2017
Various - Doug Hanson Studios - 2016
Pinhole Photography - Paupers Art Guild (Arlington Heights, IL) -2016
Introduction to Wet Plate - Elgin Community College - 2016
Various - Doug Hanson Studios - 2015
Introduction to Wet Plate - Elgin Community College - September 2015
Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day workshop - 2015
Various - Doug Hanson Studios - 2014

Lectures
Introduction to Wet Plate - Elgin Area Camera Club - 2017
Introduction to Wet Plate - Arlington Heights Camera Club - 2017
Introduction to Wet Plate - Elgin Community College - 2016
Introduction to Wet Plate - Elgin Community College - 2015
Introduction to Wet Plate - Asia Camera Museum - 2015