Dave Jordano received a BFA in photography from the College for Creative Studies in Detroit in 1974. In 2009 a major exhibition of his work on African American storefront churches was held at the Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL accompanied by his book, Articles of Faith, published by the Center for American Places at Columbia College. Jordano has exhibited nationally and internationally and his work is held in several museum, corporate, and private collections, most notably The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Detroit Institute of Arts. His current project, Detroit Unbroken Down, documents the cultural and societal identity of his hometown Detroit. Jordano is represented by the Clark Gallery in Lincoln, MA, Michael Mazzeo Gallery, New York, NY, and the Stieglitz 19 Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium.