Brad Temkin
Professional Photographic Artist

Brad Temkin (American, b.1956) has been documenting the human impact on the landscape throughout his career. His photographs are widely exhibited in museums and galleries throughout the United States and abroad. Temkin’s works are included in numerous permanent collections, including those of The Art Institute of Chicago; Milwaukee Art Museum; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Akron Art Museum, Ohio; and Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, among others. His images have appeared in such publications as Aperture, Black & White Magazine, TIME Magazine and European Photography. A monograph of Temkin’s work was published in 2005 entitled “Private Places: Photographs of Chicago Gardens” (Center for American Places, 2005). His work has been nominated for many awards including the Prix Pictet, Santa Fe Prize, and the Leopold Godowsky Color Photography Award.  He teaches photography at Columbia College in Chicago, and has been a lecturer and visiting artist at numerous institutions in the United States and Europe.

Brad’s projects usually require research, and access to making pictures. In this session Brad will address how to edit, sequence and build ideas in a cohesive group of work, along with writing proposals and artist statements.