All posts by Kyra Schmidt

Elizabeth McGrady

Elizabeth McGrady (b. 1994) is an artist based in Richmond, Virginia. She is a graduate student (2020) completing her MFA in photography at Virginia Commonwealth University. McGrady received her B.A.…

Jaclyn Wright

Jaclyn Wright is an interdisciplinary artist and educator from the Great Lakes region. She received her BA from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and her MFA from Indiana University. In 2014…

Jules Slutsky

Jules Slutsky is a Brooklyn based photographer. Her work employs analog cameras, working between large format and 35mm. Jules’ artwork explores elements inherent in the formation of identity and the…

Breaking the Program: Millee Tibbs on Photographic Mediation and Visual Truths

Millee Tibbs’ work derives from her interest in photography’s ubiquity and the tension between its truth-value and inherent manipulation of reality. Tibbs is an associate professor of photography atWayne State…

Alyssa McDonald

Alyssa McDonald is a lifelong New England resident and photographic artist based in Boston. In 2016, she graduated with from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design with a Bachelor…

Kelli Pennington

Kelli Pennington is a photographer, educator, and curator living in Portland, Oregon. An avid traveler and observer, Kelli teaches photography with lessons rooted in the belief that as we frame…

Santiago Serrano

Santiago Serrano (b. 1978) is an Ecuadorian photographer based in Quito, Ecuador. His work focuses on documentary issues and personal stories, and is influenced by Robert Frank’s snapshot aesthetic. Serrano…

Tealia Ellis Ritter

Tealia Ellis Ritter lives and works in rural Connecticut. Ellis Ritter’s work contends with the intersecting roles of the photograph as personal document, familial marker of time and object with…

In Conversation: Deborah Orloff on Memory, Representation and Objecthood

Deborah Orloff is a Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Art at the University of Toledo. She teaches all levels of Photographic Art at UT’s Center for Visual…

Allison Jarek

Allison Jarek is an American photographer whose work explores themes such as human relationship with nature, female identity, and personal journeys. She received her MFA in Photography from Texas Woman’s…

Jennifer Maiotti

Jennifer Maiotti is a Chicago-based documentary freelance writer, producer, and photographer whose clients include: National Geographic, Discovery, and History Channels. As a storyteller she searches for real moments of emotion…

Kes Efstathiou

Kes Efstathiou (eF-sta-thEE-O) is an emerging artist based in Rochester, New York. His current practice and research grapples with societal perceptions of masculinity, the gender binary, consumption of nature, and…

In Conversation: Jesse Taylor Koechling

Jesse Taylor Koechling is a visual artist originally from Wheaton, Illinois. Born into a family of artists and photographers, some of his earliest memories are of images magically forming under…

Sean Murray

Sean Murray is an east-coast based visual artist. He earned a BFA in Photography from the University of the Arts in 2015. Since his graduation he has worked as an…

Elizabeth M. Claffey

Elizabeth M. Claffey is an Assistant Professor of Photography at Indiana University in Bloomington. She is an honors graduate of Earlham College and has an MFA in photography from Texas…