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 and Fraction Magazine and is included in museum, corporate and private collections, among them The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, TX and the Carpenter Center at Harvard University in Boston. 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 of commercial and technological realms.
Ms. Crayhon is an Associate Professor of Photography at the College of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, where she has taught since 2000.
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 and lecture in the Russian Federation for 6 months, where she was hosted by Far Eastern Federal University in Vladivostok.