Jim Dow was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1942 and currently resides in Belmont, Massachusetts. Dow holds both a BFA and an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. Jim Dow has both an encyclopedic interest in and appetite for photographs. His typologies include baseball and sports stadiums, taco trucks, barbecue, New York City social clubs, Uruguay, and the buildings of university and secondary schools. Dow was part of the legendary “Court House” project, initiated by Seagram’s in honor of the U.S. Bicentennial. All of his work is made from 8×10” analog negatives, whether in black and white or color. His work is collected by virtually all major American museums including The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Eastman Museum, Rochester; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and more. His most recent monograph was American Studies.