Interim Director, MFA in Visual Arts Ben Sloat is a photographer and multimedia artist.
Professional Title: Interim Director, MFA in Visual Arts
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Photography, multimedia, fine arts
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Photography, multimedia, fine arts
Education: BA, University of California, Berkeley ('99); MFA, The Museum School/Tufts University (’05)
Representative List of Recent Publications / Exhibitions:
"Imagist Poem (After Ezra Pound)"
I am a recipient of a 2012 SMFA Alumni Traveling Fellowship, a 2011 Berwick Research Institute Grant, and was a 2009 Faculty Fulbright Scholar to Taiwan, working on a photo project documenting rural communities.
"Two Finches Fighting (After Edgerton)"
Ben Sloat has had recent solo shows at ACC Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan (2009), Front Gallery, Oakland (2009), 126 Gallery, Galway, Ireland (2010), MMX, Berlin, Germany (2010), Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston (2010), Galerie Laroche/Joncas, Montreal, Canada (2011), and NLH Space, Copenhagen, Denmark (2011). His work has been reviewed in Circa (Ireland), The Taipei Times, Oakland Tribune, New York Times, Boston Globe, and Boston Phoenix. His writings on photography have been published in Big, Red & Shiny, American Suburb X, Exposure Magazine, and Aperture Magazine. He is represented in Montreal by Galerie Laroche/Joncas and in Boston by Steven Zevitas Gallery.
Visit Ben's Website: http://www.bensloat.com/
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Sloat, the interim director of the MFA in Visual Arts Program, discusses the photo program and his teaching philosophy in the Spring 2013 issue of PDNedu magazine