Tucson Festival of Books

Virgil Hancock


Virgil Hancock was born and grew up in Tucson, Ariz. He completed medical school in 1984 and finished his psychiatric residency in 1988. His first portfolio of photographs was published in “Arizona Highways” in 1990. His photographic subjects have been primarily the Southwest and Mexico. He has five books of photography. He has had individual shows at art museums in the Southwest and his work is in statewide collections including the Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona. 

Arizona author

Communities: Arizona Author, Tucsonan


Scheduled events:
Photographing Arizona
Three expert photographers, one of them former UA President John Schaefer, will discuss their craft and the secrets of shooting the perfect picture.

UA Library - Special Collections (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fine Arts / Photography
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Virgil Hancock, John Schaefer, Thomas Wiewandt
Moderator: Shan Sutton

Book:
Bisbee
The Alchemical City of the Borderlands
Fine Arts / Photography
V. Hancock
February 2023
ISBN 9798218078638