Department of Art


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

Elusive Memory: Lost in Thought, 30 x 42” color photograph

Elusive Memory Mar 65
Elusive Memory: Mar 65,
29 x 42” color photograph
Deborah Orloff is a Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Art at the University of Toledo. She teaches all levels of Photography at UT's Center for Visual Arts where she oversees the Digital and Photographic Art Area. Originally from New York City, Orloff received her MFA in Photography from Syracuse University and her BFA from Clark University. Although her primary medium is photography, she has also worked in video and installation. Her artwork has been included in numerous exhibitions at national and international venues including: the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City; the Toyohashi Museum of Art & History in Toyohashi, Japan; and the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh, Scotland. A portfolio of photographs from her current series, Elusive Memory, was selected by Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Photography for inclusion in their collection as part of the Midwest Photographers Project. Deborah Orloff has been the recipient of dozens of grants and awards, including corporate sponsorship by Hahnemühle Paper in Germany, and regularly gives public lectures about her photo-based art. 

M.F.A. Photography
Syracuse University

B.F.A. Photography
Clark University

VA 1070C
Center for the Visual Arts

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Last Updated: 10/30/19