Brian Doan is an artist and photographer based in Los Angeles. He received his MFA in Photography from the Massachusetts College of Art & Design and his BFA from the University of Colorado in Denver. He currently is an associate professor of Art and Photography at Long Beach City College.
Doan's work has been exhibited internationally, including the Museum of Photography in Riverside, California, the International Center of Photography in New York, the Centro de la Imagen in Mexico City, Mexico, the Victoria & Albert Museums in London, the Amsterdam Tropenmuseum, and the Milan Triennale.
He is the recipient of several grants and awards, including from the California Council for the Humanities, the Rockefeller Fellows in the Humanities, and the Fulbright-Hays. His monograph The Forgotten Ones was published by VAALA in 2004. Doan is currently working on several projects of the Vietnamese experience.