About the Photographer
American, b. 1949 San Francisco, CA, d. 1972 Los Angeles, CA
Born in San Francisco, California, William Doherty completed a BA from Stanford University (1962) and an MA from the University of California, Los Angeles (1967). The 20/20 portfolio, published in 1985 by UCLA, gathered the work of twenty photographers who had completed the graduate photography program within the last twenty years. Doherty was included along with Ellen Brooks, Gillian Brown, Jack Butler, Darryl Curran, Jo Ann Callis, Judy Coleman, Darryl J. Curran, John Divola, Sidney Doniger, Robbert Flick, Jeff Gates, Graham Howe, Paul Knotter, Victor Landweber, Kenneth McGowan, Philip Melnick, Patrick Nagatani, Karen O'Hearn, Pat O'Neill, Sheila Pinkel, Scott Rankin, Kennetho Shorr, and Elfie Wilkins-Nacht.