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Jeff Curto

Photographer Jeff Curto is Professor Emeritus of Photography at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, where he taught photography for 30 years.

He received a BA from Illinois Wesleyan University in 1981 and an MFA from Bennington College in 1983. Importantly, he attended Ansel Adams’ last workshop in Carmel, California in 1983. Inspired by the potential for learning the workshop environment can foster, Curto began leading annual photography workshops in Italy, which he does to this day.

A past chair of the Board of Directors of the Society for Photographic Education , Jeff is an Apple Distinguished Educator, becoming part of a global community of 2000 education leaders recognized for exploring new ideas, seeking new paths, and embracing new opportunities.

An early adopter of podcasting as a form of instruction and communication, Jeff recorded his History of Photography class sessions for online use. His Camera Position podcast a discussion of photography’s creative aspects.

Jeff’s photographic work has been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions and is held in many public and private collections.

See his website here.