MFA, MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY, 1996
MA, MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY, 1993
BS, ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY, 1988
John Metoyer (b. 1966) received his MFA in creative writing from McNeese State University (1996), where he studied with Dr. John Wood, the writer and photographic historian (not the artist John Wood featured earlier in the book). Metoyer draws the source material of his allegorical images from both his ancestral Louisiana Creole culture and the history of photography itself, which is fraught with fabrications that were, and often still are, accepted as facts. Instead of shattering the validity of the photograph ...