Alumni: Photography

Nazanin Noroozi (2019)

Nazanin Noroozi works predominantly in the medium of printmaking, but also incorporates painting and alternative photography processes exploring new ways to represent the notions...

Nathan Ely (2019)

Nathan is a photographic artist working out of Buffalo, New York where he is currently completing my MFA. His artistic practice is an intersection of scientific...

Anne Arden McDonald (2019)

Anne Arden McDonald is a Brooklyn-based visual artist who grew up in Atlanta Georgia. From age 15 to 30 she made self portraits by building...

Robin Starbuck (2019)

Robin Starbuck is a New York based experimental filmmaker and animator. Her work in experimental video, installation art, and painting has been exhibited in Museums,...

Julia Forrest (2018)

  Julia Forrest is a Brooklyn based artist. She works strictly in film and prints in a darkroom she built within her apartment. Her own art...

Robert Macinnis (2017)

  Rob MacInnis is a Canadian artist who creates multimedia artworks concerned with the notions of impossibility, communication, and belief; projects where animals form their own...

Kim Hoeckele (2017)

Kim Hoeckele is a New York-based artist born in Atlanta, Georgia. She uses research, observation, and aggregation as raw material, working across photography, video, installation,...

Charles Cohen (2016)

Based in New York, Charles Cohen participated in the Core Fellowship program at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston after earning his MFA in photography...

Jeremy Dennis (2016)

Jeremy Dennis is a visual artist living in Southampton, New York on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation, who primarily works with the medium of digital photography.   Dennis holds...

Reka Reisinger (2016)

Reka Reisinger was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1981. She studied photography at Bard College in New York and received her MFA in photography from...

Rachel Fein-Smolinski (2016)

Rachel Fein-Smolinski is an artist living and working in Syracuse, NY.   A native of Buffalo, NY, she received a BFA in Photography from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2014,...

Lionel Cruet (2015)

Lionel Cruet was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico lives and works in New York City and San Juan.   In 2013, Lionel was the recipient of the...

Betty Yu (2015)

Betty Yu is a Chinese-American interdisciplinary, multi-media artist, educator and community activist whose work fuses elements of public art intervention, storytelling, theater, and artist citizenry.   Her...

Bernard Yenelouis (2015)

Bernard Yenelouis is an artist and writer based in Brooklyn. Recent exhibitions of his work include How to Live In the City, Milstein Hall, Cornell University,...

Nydia Blas (2015)

Nydia Blas is a visual artist living in Ithaca, New York with her two children. She primarily works with photography, video, and books as mediums to...

Nanci Kahn (1995)

Nanci Kahn is a photographer and a papier mache artist. She holds a B.F.A from Cornell University and a M.F.A from the San Francisco Art...

Migdalia Valdes (1996)

Migdalia Valdes is a black and white photographer. She started with making a commitment to photograph a roll of film everyday; molding together her everyday life...

Jeffrey Hoone

Jeffret Hoone is the Director of Light Work since 1982. Under his leadership, Light Work has become an internationally renowned organization with an award-winning publication,...

Natalie Bookchin (1996)

Natalie Bookchin is a video artist whose work explores the consequences of technologies on a range of topics such as aesthetics, labor, politics, and leisure....

Martha Schermerhorn (1997)

Martha Schermerhorn is a photographer and book artist whose work explores er personal experiences with the world and relationships.   She is involved heavily in the artists...

Marilyn Rivchin (1997)

Marilyn Rivchin is a filmmaker, photographer, and videomaker who taught filmmaking and digital media at Cornell University from 1979 to 2012. She holds a B.A...

Sabrina Raaf (1997)

  Sabrina Raaf is a Chicago-based artist who experiments with mechanized sculptural media, and designs responsive environments and social spaces. She received a B.S.F.S from Georgetown University and...

Jill Gussow (1997)

  "I use color, richness of pattern and complexity to create an opportunity for discovery while incorporating the familiar.”   Jill Gussow is a mosaic and mixed media...

Jill Waterman (1998)

Jill Waterman is a photographer from New York City who is known for her New Year's Eve Project and her book, Night and Low Light Photography. For her New Year's...

Richard Shpuntoff (1998)

  Richard Shpuntoff is a photographer and filmmaker known for his film "Julio of Jackson Heights" The film documents the story of the 1990 gay bashing murder...

Calla Thompson (1999)

Calla Thompson is a digital photographer who uses montage techniques and drawings to create her large installations. In her work she examines the ways that power is...

Patty Wallace (2000)

Patty Wallace is a photographer, painter and media artist. She received both her B.A and M.A from the University at Buffalo. She has exhibited her work...

Carolyn Monastra (2000)

Carolyn Monastra's photography draws from fairy tales, myths, the fragmentary space of dreams, and her personal experiences with the environment to discover and create mystery in...

Scott McCarney (2000)

  Scott McCarney is a photographer and book artist. He uses different images to catalog events and places that he has come across in his life....

Tatana Kellner (2000)

  "My work is rooted in social issues. Growing up in communist Czechoslovakia as the daughter of Holocaust survivors, I was told to toe the line...

Edie Winograde (2001)

Edie Winograde received a B.A from the University of California and holds a M.F.A  from the School of Visual Arts in New York city in 1995....

Arezoo Moseni (2001)

Arezoo Moseni is a photographer, painter, and video artist. She received her B.F.A from Utah State University as well as a M.A. and M.F.A from...

Robert Fass (2001)

Robert Fass is a photographer and writer living in New York City. He studied at the International Center of Photography and at the JCC in Manhattan....

Alison Slein (2002)

Alison Slein received her B.A and B.F.A from the University of Missouri, and her M.F.A from Rochester Institute of Technology. Her work has been exhibited...

Felicia Megginson (2002)

A native of Los Angeles, Felicia Megginson received a B.A from the University of Virginia in 1986, and her M.A from New York University in...

John Gruen (2002)

John Gruen, an interiors, still life, and travel photographer, studied film during college in Washington DC, and photography at the School of Visual Arts in...

Sandra Nydegger (2003)

  Sandra Nydegger is a self-taught, Swiss born photographer who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Her work is a push pull between nature, the female...

Jennifer Karady (2003)

Jennifer Karady holds a B.A from Brown University and a M.F.A from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. She is well-known for...

Patti Capaldi (2003)

Patty Capaldi works in various forms of print media—digital imaging, photo, printmaking, multiples, drawing, installation and artists’ books, to investigate how ‘nature’ is assigned value. She works with...

Jonathan Sinagub (2004)

Johnathan Sinagub is a photographer, architect, interior designer, and furniture designer. He holds a B.A from Columbia University and a M. Arch. from Massachusetts Institute...

Lisa Mordhorst (2004)

Lisa Mordhorst's work explores nuances of the natural world through photography and sculpture. Mordhorst has received an Athena Foundation Grant through artist Mark di Suvero, has...

Collette Fu (2004)

  Colette Fu received her B.A from Virginia Commonwealth University and her M.F.A from Rochester Institute of Technology. After graduating from RIT she started to devise...

Melissa Eder (2004)

  Melissa Eder creates large scale still life and other photographic works that documents the complexities of issues related to female identity, popular culture and kitsch. She...

Doug DuBois (2004)

Doug DuBois is well-known for his book All the Days and Nights and his series "My Last Day at Seventeen," which captures the youth of...

Nancy Sirkis (2005)

  With a visual aesthetic inspired by the urban images of her New York City home, Nancy Sirkis' landscape photography has moved beyond the city to...

Martin Kruck (2005)

Martin Kruck earned his B.F.A from Queen's University in Canada and his M.F.A from SUNY Buffalo. His work has been featured in 25 solo exhibitions...

Allison Kaufman (2006)

Allison Kaufman is a photo and video artist living in New York City. She received her B.F.A from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in...

Ron Jude (2006)

Ron Jude holds a B.F.A from Boise State University and a M.F.A from Louisiana State University. In 1991 he also participated in the American Photography...

Chris Schiavo (2007)

Chris Schiavo's work deals with the loss of time and memory and the attempt to retrieve it through making art. Her work is in the collections of...

Dan Larkin (2008)

Dan Larkin is a photographer with a distinctive sensitivity for dealing with nuances of light and color. His interest is coaxing insight in his photographs...

Megan Cump (2008)

  Megan Cump holds a B.A from Macalester College and a M.F.A from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has also attended the...

Brandy Boden (2008)

Brandy is a teaching artist based in Ithaca, NY. She is currently pursuing her M.F.A. in Studio Arts at Syracuse University. Brandy also works as...

Angela Kelly (2009)

Originally from Belfast, N. Ireland, Angela Kelly came to the US from the UK originally to serve as a Visiting Artist at the School of...

Rose DeSiano (2009)

Rose DeSiano received her B.F.A from NYU-Tisch School of the Arts and her M.F.A from the Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles. She uses...

Joe Ziolkowski (2010)

Joe Ziolkowski holds a M.S in Art Education from Nazareth College, a M.F.A from the Art Institute of Chicago, and a B.A from Southern Illinois...

Lida Suchy (2010, 2016)

Lida Suchy is photographer who chronicles communities through portraiture. She is a first generation American born into a refugee family from Eastern Europe. Suchy often...

Daniel Handal (2010)

  Daniel Handal received a B.S in Applied Sciences from Rutgers University. His photographic work explores subcultures, unique communities, and those living on the fringes of society.   Handal’s...

Leigh Davis (2010)

Leigh Davis is a photographer, video and installation artist. She completed her M.F.A in photography at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada and her B.F.A from...

Katy Higgins (2011)

Katy Higgins explores the human desire to find answers to the creation of the natural world, and the idea of it being a conquerable challenge....

Neil Chowdhury (2011)

Neil Chowdhury is a digital media artist whose work explores the relationships between individuals, their societies, and environments in different cultures. He holds a B.A from...

Nesya Blue (2011)

Nesya Blue's attended the Museum of Fine Arts School in her native Montréal and trained at the National Film Board of Canada. Blue's professional formation...

Craig Barber (2011)

Craig Barber is a photographer who uses antiquarian processes and focuses on the cultural landscape.  His work has focused on Viet Nam, Havana, and the Catskill region...

Christine Shank (2012)

Christine Shank is an artist who currently works predominantly in photography and is interested in exploring the narrative quality in a single image and through relating...

Kirby James Pilcher (2012)

Kirby James Pilcher earned his M.F.A from the Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester. Since then, he has taught at Wells College (Aurora, NY), the College at...

Simen Johan (2006, 2012)

Simen Johan was born in Norway in 1973, raised in Sweden and lives and works in New York City. A solo exhibition, Simen Johan: Until the Kingdom Comes,...

Shari Diamond (2012)

Shari Diamond is a photographic artist interested in the narrative, symbolic and poetic possibilities of imagery. Her most recent work utilizes photography and the computer to...

Michael Vahrenwald (2013)

Michael Vahrenwald is a photographer born in Davenport, Iowa and currently lives in New York City. He holds a B.F.A from The Cooper Union and a M.F.A...

Dina Kantor (2013)

Dina Kantor received her M.F.A from the School of Visual Arts in 2007 and her B.A from the University of Minnesota in 1999. For the past...

Julieve Jubin (2013)

Julieve Jubin received her M.F.A from Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, NY. She is a photo-based artist working with digital and experimental approaches to the...

Melissa Hacker (2013)

Melissa Hacker is a film and video maker who works with themes of memory, history, family and loss. She holds a B.F.A from NYU and...

Shahrzad Kamel (2014)

Shahrzad Kamel is a visual artist and writer living in New York City. Kamel's work is an exploration of the photographic medium. She received an M.A...

Adam Diller (2014)

Adam Diller is a filmmaker and composer living in Brooklyn, NY. His work uses video, multimedia installation, and sound to explore aesthetic information embedded within our...

Rob Carter (2014)

Rob Carter uses photography, video and installation to spotlight evolving historical and political themes in architecture and the natural world. After completing his B.F.A at Oxford...

Rebecca Soderholm (2014, 2017)

Rebecca Soderholm is a photographer based in Keene Valley, New York. Soderholm received a B.F.A. from Rochester Institute of Technology and an M.F.A. from Yale University. In 2013...

Julie Nymann (2014)

Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, Julie Nymann is now a Brooklyn based artist. Working with performed characters, still image, understated video narrative, digital manipulation, audio-visual sound, and...