Steven Smith

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 and teaches in the Photography department at RISD.

Fall 2021

PHOTO-5311-01 Advanced Digital Imaging
PHOTO-5318-01 Antique & Alternate Processes
PHOTO-5350-01 Intro To Digital Photography

Wintersession 2022

PHOTO-8900-01 ISP Major

Spring 2022

PHOTO-5235-01 Bookmaking For The Photographer: The Sequence and Binding Methods
PHOTO-5308-01 Digital Imaging 1
PHOTO-5313-01 Large Format
PHOTO-5398-02 Senior Degree Project
PHOTO-8900-01 ISP Major
a photo portrait of RISD faculty member Steven Smith
  • BFA, Utah State University
  • MFA, Yale University