Anya Liftig

Anya Liftig is a writer and performer. Her work has been featured at TATE Modern, MOMA, CPR, Highways Performance Space, Lapsody4 Finland, Fado Toronto, Performance Art Institute-San Francisco, Queens Museum, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, The Kitchen at the Independent Art Fair, Performer Stammtisch Berlin, OVADA, Joyce Soho and many other venues. Anya Liftig

Jack Deese

Jack Deese (b. 1986) is a photographer and writer born and based in small-town Georgia. He received a BFA in Photography from the University of Georgia, and an MFA in Photography from Georgia State Jack Deese

Beth Lilly

Beth Lilly utilizes a variety of photographic styles in her conceptually driven projects that speculate on the interplay of choice, chance and circumstance. Her work has been collected by the High Museum, The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, MOCA GA, the Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund and many others. Kehrer Verlag published a book of her work Beth Lilly

MFA to GSU: Katherine Cunningham

Faculty Work Then & Now

GSU Photo faculty member Katherine Cunningham has been exploring the intersections of art, science, and the spiritual through her work for more than a decade. Her thoroughly researched projects trace a recurring human desire, almost a need, for simple explanations of complex phenomena. Often these answers are sought through the lens of science, which purports to be rational, or spirituality, which attempts to harness the irrational. Myriad cultures and communities have declared their identities through a shared search for meaning that, inevitably, transforms into belief that they have found conclusive answers. Cunningham investigates these groups with an interest in how they create a lifestyle from these identities, and how they turn their answers into actions.

MFA to GSU: Katherine Cunningham

Matthew Moore

Matthew Moore is currently an Associate Professor of Photography and the Chair of Visual Arts & Humanities at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland. He received a BFA degree in photography from the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan in 2000 and an MFA degree in photography from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia in 2009. He was an artist-in-residence in 2014 at Lithuania’s Vilnius Matthew Moore