School of Visual and Performing Arts


professor Debra Orloff's Work Elusive Memory
Elusive Memory: MAR 65 (2013 - 2014),
29 x 42” color photograph
Elusive Memory: Lost in Thought (2013 - 2014),
30 x 42” color photograph

Deborah Orloff
Photography Coordinator
Professor of Art
New Media Studies - Photography

M.F.A. Photography
Syracuse University

B.F.A. Photography
Clark University

Center for the Visual Arts

Personal website
Seelio Portfolio

Recently Featured:
Museum of Contemporary Photography

Courses Taught:
ART 2030, NM-Photography
ART 3000, NM-Imaging: Black & White Photography
ART 3000: Digital Photography Expanded
ART 4000, NM-Imaging: Large Format & Studio
ART 4000, NM-Imaging: Documentary Photography
ART 4000, NM-Imaging: Photo-Projects
ART 4850, Professional Practices
ARTH 3820, Visual Construction of Gender
ART 4910, 4920, 4930, 4990, Independent Study
ART 4940, Internship

Originally from New York City, Deborah Orloff moved to Ohio in 1994 to accept a teaching position at the University of Toledo. She is currently a tenured Professor of Art and runs the Photography area within New Media in the Department of Art. She received her MFA in Art Media Studies from Syracuse University and her BFA from Clark University. Although her primary medium is photography, she has also worked in video and installation. Her work has been included in numerous exhibitions at national and international venues which include: the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Toyohashi City Museum of Art & History in Japan, the Arts Center Gallery at EAFIT University in Medellin, Colombia, and the Royal Scottish Academy Galleries in Edinburgh, Scotland. She has been the recipient of dozens of grants and awards and regularly gives public lectures about her photo-based art.

Last Updated: 8/8/17