Mar 20th, 2018
Born in Michigan, John Gary Brown resides half-time in Lawrence, KS and half-time in Creede, CO. He received his MFA from University of Washington in 1970. He has spent time teaching and traveling and is currently working asa professional artist – mostly painting, still photographing, and writing a memoir.
Through photography, Brown documented late-1960's and 1970's "freaks" (counterculture) of Lawrence, KS. Many of his photos are included in the exhibit "Free State, Free Spirits: Lawrence’s 1960s Counterculture" at the Watkins Museum of History, Lawrence, KS from February 23–June 16, 2018.