Matthew Walker is a photographer and educator based in Rochester, NY. For over a decade Matt has been cultivating an interdisciplinary professional practice in the arts and humanities. Matt's professional experience includes several years on the faculty of Visual Studies Workshop teaching in the M.F.A. Visual Studies program, and more than a decade as a lecturer leading courses in history, methodology, and perspectives at a diverse set of regional institutions of higher education. Most recently, Matt has been teaching photography on the faculty at Ithaca College in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies.
Matt holds an M.F.A. in Visual Studies from Visual Studies Workshop, an M.A. in History, and a B.A. in Communications Studies. Matt's photo books Iroquoia (2007) and Recollection (2011), are published by Visual Studies Workshop Press, and current projects are ongoing and in development. Maintaining an open and engaged studio, Matt accepts freelance opportunities and photography commissions, as well as providing project planning, educational consulting, and research on-demand.
LIBRARIES & COLLECTIONS
Scholes Library, Art & Design Special Collection, Alfred University. Alfred, NY. USA.
Drake Memorial Library, The College at Brockport. Brockport, NY. USA.
Richard and Ronay Menschel Library, George Eastman Museum. Rochester, NY. USA.
Light Work Permanent Collection, Light Work. Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY. USA.
Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester. Rochester, NY. USA.
Kohler Art Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Madison, WI. USA.
Independent Press Archive, Visual Studies Workshop. Rochester, NY. USA.
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT. USA.
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