Faculty: Steven Smith

Biography

Steven B. Smith is a photographer whose work chronicles the transition of the Western landscape into suburbia. For this work he was awarded the First Book Prize for Photography by the Honickman Foundation and the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. His book The Weather and a Place to Live: Photographs of the Suburban West was published by Duke University Press (2005). He has received Guggenheim and Aaron Siskind Fellowships. His work has been widely exhibited and can be found in many public collections, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Smith received his BFA from Utah State University and his MFA from the Yale School of Art. He has taught photography at Yale and Brown University and currently lives in Barrington, RI, where he teaches in the photography department at Rhode Island School of Design.

Steven Smith

Steven Smith

Associate Professor
ssmith@risd.edu
401-277-4929

  • BFA, Utah State University
  • MFA, Yale University

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Courses
  • PHOTO-5358
    ADVANCED DIGITAL PRINTING
  • PHOTO-5311
    DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
  • PHOTO-5313
    LARGE FORMAT
  • PHOTO-5398
    SENIOR DEGREE PROJECT
  • PHOTO-5307
    SENIOR STUDIO

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Ali Schmierer, From The Series Eden, archival inkjet