Lives and works in Kansas City


1995: Certification in Secondary Education, Chemistry; Avila College; Kansas City
1987: Sculpture Studio; Kansas City Art Institute
1983: Bachelor of Architecture; University of Kansas
1982: Bachelor of Environmental Design; University of Kansas


2009 — present: Aaron Dougherty Photography
1982 — 2009:  architect (active practice); registered 1990
1996 — 1997:  taught high school chemistry


2023: A’23 AIA National Conference; San Francisco
2016: Time Space Existence; Venice Architectural Biennale; Venice, Italy

Solo and Two-Person Shows

2015: Funnelcake; KC Arts Gallery; Kansas City
2013: Painted; All Souls Unitarian Church Gallery; Kansas City
2010: Hand; Underground at Kansas City Artists Coalition; Kansas City
2010: Junkyard; Arts Council of Metropolitan KC; Kansas City
2009: Junkyard; Plenum Space Gallery; Kansas City
2004: Centering; Corridor Art Gallery; Kansas City

Group Shows

2016: Kansas City Flatfiles Exhibition; H&R Block ArtSpace, Kansas City
2012: Annual Auction; Kansas City Artists Coalition
2008: Gallery 300 @ HOK; Kansas City
2003: Holiday-a-Go-Go; Byron C. Cohen Gallery; Kansas City


2012, 2010, 2008: Architecture engagement calendar; Rizzoli
2011: ArchitectureBoston Magazine, Summer Issue


2013:  Viewpoints: Uncommissioned Work of Architectural Photographers, by John Hill; World-Architects eMagazine; March 25


Spencer Museum of Art; Lawrence, KS


2023: AIA National Photography Competition: Merit Award, two Honorable Mentions
2013, 2010, 2008: AIA National Photography Competition