Jeremy Bolen

Jeremy is an Assistant Professor of Photography who teaches Graduate Critique Seminar, Alternate Processes and Introduction to Photography.

Jeremy Bolen is an artist, researcher, organizer and educator interested in site specific, experimental modes of documentation and presentation.  Much of Bolen’s work involves rethinking systems of recording in an attempt to observe invisible presences that remain from various scientific experiments and human interactions with the earth’s surface. Bolen received his MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2012 and is a recent recipient of the Banff Research in Culture Residency in Alberta, Canada; PACT Zollverein Residency in Essen, Germany; Oxbow Faculty Artist Residency in Saugatuck, MI; Anthropocene Campus Residency in Berlin; Center for Land Use Interpretation Residency in Wendover, Utah; Catwalk Institute Residency in Catskill, NY; Crosshatch Center for Art and Ecology Residency in Mancelona, MI; Signal Fire Residency in Portland, OR and Joshua Tree Highlands Residency in Joshua Tree, CA. His work has been exhibited at numerous locations including the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago;  La Box, Bourges; IDEA Space, Colorado Springs; The Mission, Houston; Galerie Zürcher, Paris; Andrew Rafacz, Chicago; Salon Zürcher, New York; The Drake, Toronto; Untitled Art Fair, Miami; Gallery 400, Chicago; Newspace Center for Photography, Portland; Depaul University Art Museum, Chicago; Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, and Roots and Culture, Chicago. Bolen is co-founder and co-organizer of the Deep Time Chicago collective, and is represented by Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago.

Joshua Dudley Greer

Joshua is an Academic Professional and Lab Coordinator in the photography program at GSU. In addition to managing the darkrooms, digital labs and equipment checkout spaces, he teaches Studio Lighting & Large Format, Digital Photography, Introduction to Photography and Senior BFA Portfolio Seminar.

Joshua Dudley Greer (b. 1980 Hazleton, PA) is a photographer based in Atlanta, GA where he teaches at Georgia State University. His work has appeared in The California Sunday Magazine, The Atlantic, PDN, Le Monde, The Georgia Review, GUP Magazine and Oxford American. He has received grants from the Maryland State Arts Council, Tennessee Arts Commission and the Aaron Siskind Foundation. His work can be found in the permanent collections of the Harvard Art Museums, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, the New York Public Library, the Do Good Fund and the High Museum of Art.

IG: @jdudleygreer


Interstate 70, near Salina, Kansas, 2014

Katherine Cunningham

Katherine Cunningham is a lens-based artist, writer, and educator. She is a Lecturer in the photography program at GSU where she teaches a variety of courses: Introduction to Photography, Studio Foundations, Video, History of Photography and Senior BFA Portfolio Seminar.

Katherine received a BFA in photography from Washington University in St. Louis, with time abroad at Goldsmiths College, University of London. She went on to obtain an MFA in photography from The University of Notre Dame, where she was awarded the Erfroymson Fund Emerging Artist Award. In 2011, she earned an MMus from the Royal Conservatoire in the Hague, the Netherlands having participated in an interdisciplinary program called ArtScience. Her curiosity about the world and passion for art making has lead to diverse experiences, from photographing girls’ schools in Cairo, Egypt to working on augmented reality with the prestigious V2_Institute for the Unstable Media in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Katherine has exhibited and published both nationally and internationally.

With God on Their Side installation view #2. Image courtesy the artist.

Jill Frank

Jill is an Assistant Professor in the GSU Photo Program. Jill teaches a variety of courses, most recently: Senior BFA Portfolio Seminar, Junior BFA Directed Study Seminar, Film & Darkroom, Interdisciplinary Graduate Theory Seminar and Graduate Critique and Thesis courses.

Jill received a BA in photography at Bard College and an MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago 2008. Some awards include: the Merit Scholarhship at SAIC, Wienstein Memorial Fellowship for Photography at SAIC, and the Working Artist Project Fellowship at The Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia (MOCA GA). Recently she has received grants from GSU: the Research Initiation Grant and a curatorial grant from the Center for Collaborative and International Arts (CENCIA). She has received curatorial grants from the Kentucky Foundation of Women and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and research grants from Eastern Kentucky University for a collaborative visual ethnography project with Dr. Judah Schept.

Jill has presented at conferences such as the Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present at University of Maryland/John Hopkins, The Southeastern American Studies Association at Emory University, The Society for Photographic Education (SPE) hosted by University of Houston and MICA in Baltimore, the American Society of Criminology and the American Philosophical Association. She recently completed the School of Criticism and Theory (SCT) at Cornell University and The Birkbeck Summer Theory Institute at the University of London. She has attended several residencies, including SOMA in Mexico City and Hambidge in Georgia. Selected solo shows include the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia and Institute 193. She has continually shown in group exhibitions around the country, including recent exhibitions at Harvard University, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and a recent group show at the Zuckerman Museum of Art.

Her work is in many major collections, such as: the High Museum of Art, the Do Good Fund, the University of Kentucky, the Federal Reserve of Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, 21C Collection in Louisville, The Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia as well as many private collections.

Her work has been on the cover of Art Papers magazine and reviews of her work have appeared in Art Forum, Art in America, Bad at Sports and The Paris Review.

#3 Installation shot Jill Frank exhibition


Interview: HAF NY