VICTORIA CRAYHON: Biography
Victoria Crayhon is a photographer based in Providence, RI, USA.
BFA Photography 1994 Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, NY, NY.
MFA Photography 1997 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI.
Ms. Crayhon’s work has been exhibited, published and collected both internationally and in the USA. Her work has been featured in publications such as British Journal of Photography, The Christian Science Monitor, Fraction Magazine and La Journal de la Photographie. It is also included in museum, corporate and private collections, among them The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the Harvard/Fogg Art Museums, and Citigroup in NYC. Her projects have been exhibited in solo and group shows in New York, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Houston, Providence, and Vladivostok in the Russian Federation. Using photography and video, her work addresses issues of personal identity and desire existing within the framework and ideology of social, commercial and/or technological realms.
Recent grants include the 2010 Aaron Siskind fellowship in photography from Rhode Island State Council of the arts, and in 2011 Ms. Crayhon received a Fulbright Scholarship to photograph in the Russian Federation for 6 months.
Ms. Crayhon is an Associate Professor of Photography at the College of Visual and Performing Arts, where she has taught since 2000.