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Deborah Orloff

Artist Talk
Tuesday, November 8, 2016    1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Spartan Auditorium
Free Admission

Deborah Orloff

Artist Talk

Deborah Orloff is a Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Art at the University of Toledo. She teaches all levels of Photographic Art at UT’s Center for Visual Arts, and has been a professional artist for over 20 years. Originally from New York, Orloff received her MFA in Photography from Syracuse University and her BFA from Clark University. Although her primary medium is photography, she has also worked in video and installation. Her artwork has been included in numerous exhibitions at national and international venues including: the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City; the Toyohashi Museum of Art & History in Toyohashi, Japan; EAFIT University in Medellin, Colombia; and the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh, Scotland. A portfolio of photographs from her new series, Elusive Memory, was selected by Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Photography for inclusion in their collection as part of the Midwest Photographers Project. Deborah Orloff has been the recipient of dozens of grants and awards, including corporate sponsorship by Hahnemühle Paper in Germany, and regularly gives public lectures about her photo-based art. Samples of her work can be seen at DeborahOrloff.com