The Department of Art, Art History, & Design is proud to announce Darkness and Nothing More, an exhibition of work from Elizabeth M. Claffey, associate professor of photography at Indiana University in Bloomington in the AAHD Gallery, 214 Riley Hall. The show is open from Oct. 6, 2022, to November 16, 2022.
Elizabeth M. Claffey is an Associate Professor of Photography at Indiana University in Bloomington, a 2019-20 Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction and a 2012 William J. Fulbright Fellow. She has an MFA in Studio Art from Texas Woman’s University, where she also earned a Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies. Before joining the faculty at IU, she participated in The Eddie Adams Workshop and freelanced for various organizations and publications including The Dallas Morning News, NBC Universal Studios, and the United Nations Women’s Fund. In 2017 her work was selected for a Center Santa Fe Director’s Choice Award by Kim Sajet of the National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. In 2021, she was awarded an Outstanding Junior Faculty Award and an IU Presidential Award for Research and Creative Activity. Elizabeth’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and focuses on identity, kinship, isolation, issues of the body, family history, and cultural/institutional practices.
Lecture: Oct. 25, 6–7 p.m.
200 Riley Hall
Reception to follow