Associate Professor, Photography
Richard Gray is Associate Professor of Photography and currently department chair of Art, Art History & Design. Gray’s research examines the relationship between photography, scientific imaging and human identity with an interest in the role new technologies play in redefining the contemporary self. His work explores the cultural production of scientific images as they relate to portraiture, and the influence these images have on our understanding of what it means to be photographed. Gray has exhibited his photographs nationally and internationally for over thirty years. He teaches courses in photographic practice, studio lighting, video and contemporary issues. Gray has served as a visiting professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology and is a former Chair of the National Board of Directors for the Society for Photographic Education (SPE), Cleveland, OH.
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