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Instructor, Instructor
Art
College of Arts and Sciences
Expertise 
Krista specializes in both analog and digital photographic processes. She also has a strong background in photographic history and theory.
Courses Taught 
Studio Experiences: Photography
Research Interests 
Krista's ongoing work examines violence through the lens of photography. Her work is a result of a constant grappling with the mediation of war and brutality both locally and globally.
Education 

BFA in Photography, Long Island University Southampton College

MFA in Photography, Coluimbia College Chicago

Selected Publications 

From Fact to Fiction: War Reportage Transforming. Chicago: Columbia College Chicago, 2007

Selected Exhibitions 

2013 - The Ex-Photo Show, 56 Avenue C, New York, NY

2013 - Chicago Style, David Weinberg Gallery, Chicago, IL

2011 - Returning the Gaze: Contemporary Portraits by women, Northern Trust Bank, Chicago, IL

2011 - Necessary Fictions, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

2011 - Critical Encounters: Images & Implication, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

2011 - Gift Of Gift Of, Spacetaker, Houston, TX

2011 - Crime Unseen, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

2011 - Killing Season: Chicago, Mess Hall, Chicago, IL

2011 - Killing Season: Chicago, The Violet Hour, Chicago, IL

2010 - (re):media, Moo's Gallery, Hudson, OH

 

Background 

Krista Wortendyke (b. 1979, Nyack, New York) is a Chicago based conceptual artist. She received her MFA in Photography from Columbia College in 2007. Her ongoing work examines violence through the lens of photography. Her images are a result of a constant grappling with the mediation of war and brutality both locally and globally. Her work has been exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, PAcker Schopf Gallery and David Weinberg Gallery in Chicago, SOHO20 Gallery in New York, and many other venues across the United States. Additionally, Krista's work is part of the permanent collection at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.

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