A low-residency, intensive year round program providing the conceptual, critical, historical, and practical knowledge needed to sustain a successful studio.

Eileen Neff
Adjunct Professor MFA, Tyler School of Art
BFA, Philadelphia College of Art
BA, Temple University
Having formally studied literature and painting, Eileen Neff has been working exclusively with photography and photo/installations since 1980. She has had recent solo exhibitions at the Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA and Bruce Silverstein, New York, NY. In 2007, the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia exhibited a 15 year retrospective of her work, which in 2009 traveled to The Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin, Ireland. Also in 2009, a ten-year retrospective of photographic work was exhibited at the Weatherspoon Museum in North Carolina. Other individual installations include the Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia, the Carnegie Mellon Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, Artists Space, NY, and P.S. 1, NY. She has been the recipient of several awards in photography, including the Pew Fellowship in the Arts, The National Endowment for the Arts, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and the Leeway Foundation Grant. From 1989- 2002, Neff wrote reviews for Artforum International, and continues to write independently.

Her work is included in several collections, including The Hood Museum of Art, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Museum, The Pew Charitable Trusts, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Art in Embassies, The Dietrich Foundation, Progressive Corporation Art Collection, and Banco Espirito in Lisbon, Portugal.

In addition to teaching in the MFA Studio Program at The University of the Arts, Neff is also a graduate critic at The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.