2018 ITI Graduates
Justin Audet is a photographer whose work, although drifting in character, is grounded in the relationships between animations within surroundings. His time growing up was mostly spent wandering through schools, lawns, forests, and corporate and industrial properties, public and private. He surrounds himself with books, engages in making them, and dwells in Philadelphia for the time being.
|Edith Fikes is a photographer with training in architectural photography and a general interest in cultural geography. She has a B.A. from University of Washington-Seattle in the Comparative History of Ideas and an M.A. from Cornell University in History of Architecture and Urbanism. Areas of focus include European cultural life and contested territories in Southeast Europe.
|Marcella Green is an artist from Pennsylvania who works primarily in photography and sculpture. She earned her bachelors degrees in creative writing and sculpture from Binghamton University in 2014, and a Post Baccalaureate certificate in Photography from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design.
Jason Lipeles is a writer, photographer and community organizer working primarily in book form. Merging literary criticism, poetry, and memoir, his work desires a closeness between discourses where there was distance. His manuscript "Letters to Paul" was a finalist for the inaugural Chautauqua Janus Prize.
|Sebastián Meltz-Collazo is an artist who expresses and investigates using various lens-based disciplines. Through his projects, he primarily explores inhabited spaces, analyzing their auras and semiotics, as evident texts of societies. He is also interested in creating new visual experiences based on interactions between historical and personal narratives. He is based in the US and Puerto Rico.
|John M. O’Tooleis a photographer and bookmaker living in Brooklyn and originally from Massachusetts. He graduated from Syracuse University with a BFA in Photography in 2011. He has exhibited work in Brooklyn, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Italy, England, Ireland and Finland. He is also the editor-in-chief and founder of Oranbeg Press.
|Grant Willing is an artist based in Brooklyn, New York. He has exhibited his work at the Foam Fotografiemuseum, MoMA PS1, Higher Pictures, and Preteen Gallery, and has also self-published several books of his photographs and drawings on subjects ranging from black metal to citrus fruit.