Tag: Illinois

Danny Klein

Danny Klein is a Chicago based photographer born in 1994. His inspiration for making pictures derives from the skateboard culture. This fast paced experience opened doors to creativity that he…

Barbara Diener

Born in 1982 in Germany, Barbara Diener received her BFA in Photography from the California College of the Arts and MFA in Photography from Columbia College Chicago. Her work has…

Andrew Skoda

Andrew Paul Skoda (b. 1993, Illinois) was raised and attended high school on the far edge of the Southside of Chicago. He grew fond of making photographs when his father…

Sunny Strader

Sunny Strader (b. 1991) is a documentary photographer based in Los Angeles and Danville, her 35,000-person hometown in central Illinois. Sunny’s work is inspired by her Midwestern upbringing and the…

Thomas Jordan

Thomas Jordan is an American photographer, living and working in Winfield, Illinois. Photographing in the area where he was born, Thomas finds inspiration in the Northwest Chicago Suburbs. He is…

John Kilbane

John Michael Kilbane is a photographer from Illinois. He studied literature at Marquette University and University College London and has since held jobs in publishing and at an independent bookstore…

Erika Ritzel

I grew up in Carbondale, Illinois and now live in Minneapolis. I received her BFA from Webster University in St. Louis and her MFA from the Minneapolis College of Art…

Kalin Haydon

Kalin Haydon is a photographer from Edwardsville, IL. She received her Bachelor of Fine Art from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2012, and is a current MFA candidate at Columbia…

Workers Changing Sign, Las Vegas Blvd, 1987

Jay Wolke

Jay Wolke is an artist and educator living in Chicago, Illinois. His photographic monographs include: All Around the House: Photographs of American-Jewish Communal Life, 1998; Along the Divide: Photographs of the…

Jessica Pierotti

Jessica Pierotti is an interdisciplinary artist, photographer, and educator living in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She received her Masters in Fine Arts from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2016.…

Tytia Habing

Tytia Habing lives and works in Watson, Illinois very near where she grew up on a working farm. Having spent most of her adult life living in the Cayman Islands,…

Emmett Methven

Emmett Methven was born in Christchurch, New Zealand on Christmas Day 1992. For much of his childhood he lived in a suburb of New York City. He also spent time…

Natalie Krick

Natalie Krick (b. 1986) lives in Seattle, Washington. She received her BFA in Photography from the School of Visual Arts in 2008 and her MFA in Photography from Columbia College…

Dan Mrotek

Dan Mrotek (b. 1989, Illinois) is an artist based in Chicago. Dan recently received his BA in Photography from Columbia College Chicago, where he was an intern at the Museum…

Mel Keiser

Mel(v.6)—or “Mel Keiser”—was born from Mel(v.4/5) sometime in 2014. She was born in Evanston, IL, where she works as the Department Assistant for Northwestern University’s Department of Art History. Arguably…

Matthew Avignone

Matthew Avignone is a Korean-American photographer born in 1987. In 2011, he obtained is B.A. in photography from Columbia College, Chicago. He has been exhibited at the Aperture Foundation, the…

Doug Fogelson

Doug Fogelson studied at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Columbia College Chicago. His photographic works are included in collections at The J. Paul Getty Center, The…

Whit Forrester

December 24, 1983 Pago Pago, American Samoa 21:20 Raised in Kentucky, USA School in Ohio and Chicago Currently lives in Chicago, Illinois, USA Interested in the ways in which we…

Clarissa Bonet

Clarissa Bonet Lives and works in Chicago.  Her current work explores aspects of the urban space in both a physical and psychological context.  She received her M.F.A. in photography from…

Jonathan Pivovar

Jonathan Pivovar is a photographer currently based in Chicago, Illinois although he often spends time in Brooklyn, New York. Jonathan is a book maker, record collector, cook, fabricator, preparator, friend, brother,…

Barbara Diener

Barbara Diener was born in 1982 in Germany. She received her Bachelor of Fine Art in Photography from the California College of the Arts and Masters of Fine Art in Photography…

Carly Ries

Carly Ries currently lives and works in Chicago, Illinois. She received an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she was awarded the Bruce Goodman Fellowship for photography.…

Victor Yañez-Lazcano

Victor Yañez-Lazcano received a BFA from Columbia College Chicago in 2008 and has since balanced a freelance career in both commercial and fine art photography. In this time, he has…

Vincent Glielmi

Born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, IL, Vincent Glielmi has always been drawn away from the sprawl and into the rural regions of the Midwest. A place where…

Juan Giraldo

Juan Giraldo is a photographer currently living and working in Chicago, Illinois; he received his MFA in May of 2015 from Columbia College’s photography department. He was born in Manizales,…

Kelly Ciurej

Kelly Ciurej is originally from Chicago, Illinois where she received her Bachelor’s degree from St. Xavier University in Art and Design. Currently pursuing her MFA at University of Hawaii at…

Chris Verene

Chris Verene was born in 1969, near his family’s small community of Galesburg, Illinois. His parents met in Galesburg, where three generations of his family still live to this day.…

Samantha Belden

Samantha Belden (b.1994) is an artist based in Chicago, IL. Belden studies at Columbia College Chicago and will receive her Bachelor of Arts in Photography with a concentration in Fine…

Matthew David Crowther

Matthew David Crowther was born in 1980 in New York’s Hudson Valley. He earned a BA from Fordham University and an MFA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He…

Nathan Pearce

Nathan Pearce (born 1986) is a photographer based in Southern Illinois. He also works in an auto body repair shop. In addition to making photographs, he makes photobooks and zines.…

Patty Carroll

Patty Carroll received her BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, and a Master of Science degree in photography from The Institute of Design, IIT in Chicago, studying fine…

Adam Jason Cohen

Adam Jason Cohen (b. New Jersey, 1986) is a photographer currently living and working in Chicago, Illinois documenting the social landscape and human condition with a focus specifically on the…

David Kasnic

David Kasnic (b. 1989) grew up in a small fruit production town in Washington State. He received his BA from Western Kentucky University in 2012. He now lives in Chicago,…

Jeanne Donegan

Jeanne Donegan is an artist living in Chicago. She received her BFA from the University of Connecticut, her home state, and is currently pursuing her MFA at Columbia College Chicago.…

Eileen Rae Walsh

Eileen Rae Walsh is an artist currently working and living in Chicago, IL. She received her BFA from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, FL and is a 2016…

John Lusis

John Lusis is a photographer based in Chicago, IL. He received his BFA from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. Upon graduating he began to focus his work around…

Kai M. Caemmerer

Kai M. Caemmerer is an artist living and working in Chicago, IL. He received his BA in photography from Western Washington University and is currently pursuing his MFA from Columbia…

John Steck Jr.

John Steck Jr. (American, 1980) was born in Chicago, IL. He earned a two-year certificate in the Professional Photography Program at The New England School of Photography (NESOP) in 2006,…

Diana Zlatanovski

Diana Zlatanovski was born and raised in and around Chicago, IL. In college she pursued an interest in fine art. Always curious and interested in learning about different cultures, she…

Clarissa Bonet

Clarissa Bonet (b. 1986) was born in Tampa Florida, she currently lives and works in Chicago, IL. She received her M.F.A. in photography from Columbia College Chicago in 2012 and…

Joel Kuennen

Joel Kuennen has a background in English Literature, German, Critical Theory, and Anthropology. His work has spanned such diverse practices as critical and creative writing, painting, installation, metalsmithing and digital…

Grant Hodgeon

Born and raised in Lancashire, UK – Grant Hodgeon images capture the illusive moment between moments. His work has been been featured in the Lancashire Evening Post as well as…