PVAA Juried Photography Exhibition Juror:
David Bess www.davidbess.com
With over thirty years experience in photography, David joined the University of La Verne
Photography Department in Fall 2012, assigned to direct students in Photo 499, Senior Project as
well as teaching courses in both documentary and smartphone photography. He holds a double major in
Photography and Business and Public Management from the University of La Verne and is currently
pursuing his MFA in Visual Arts at Claremont Graduate University. David is an eclectic photographer
who enjoys photographing what he refers to as the “nouns of life” (persons, places, and things).
David’s current photographic pursuit centers on the creation of visual allegories.