Gus Foster is a renowned panoramic photographer who is famous for his ability to capture the beauty of the American Rockies. He graduated from Yale University in 1963 with a bachelor’s in art history. After Yale, he worked for 10 years as the curator of prints and drawings at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. In 1972, he moved to Los Angeles to set up his own photographic art studio. When Mr. Foster left Los Angeles in 1976 to move to Taos, he narrowed his interests to the panoramic photograph.
Mr. Foster served as president of the Harwood Museum Advisory Board and currently acts as a guest curator for special exhibitions. He has been a member of the executive committee of the Governing Board since 2002 and chaired the capital campaigns of 1995-97 and 2005-2010. Mr. Foster is a member of the Popejoy Society.