Tema Stauffer is a photographer and writer and a curator for Culturehall. She graduated from Oberlin College in 1995 and received a MFA in Photography from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1998. Her work has been exhibited at Sasha Wolf Gallery, Jen Bekman Gallery, and Daniel Cooney Fine Art Gallery in New York, as well as galleries and institutions nationally and internationally. She currently teaches at Ramapo College and the College of Staten Island and co-taught a photography workshop at Toxico Cultura in Mexico City. In 2010, she was awarded an AOL 25 for 25 Grant for innovation in the arts. She is the recipient of the 2012 Women in Photography - LTI/Lightside Individual Project Grant and her work is currently included in the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition exhibition at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. She lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.
Posted on Monday, January 23, 2012.
Editor's Note: This photo appears in Winter Pictures 2012 and some website updates »
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Members of Muktada Al Sadr's Mahdi Army , 2004
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