FotoFocus Presents: Zoe Leonard, Lecture and Visiting Artist Series, Spring 2018. Photo by Jacob Drabik

Lecture and Visiting Artist Series

In 1996, FotoFocus founders launched the Lecture and Visiting Artist Series. Since its inception, more than thirty-five internationally-renowned photographers have visited Cincinnati including Doug Aitken, Gregory Crewdson, Thomas Demand, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Laurie Simmons, and William Wegman. Every lecture is free and open to the public with a special emphasis on student engagement.

FotoFocus Lecture



Laura Letinsky

Fall 2013


James Welling

Spring 2013


Laurel Nakadate

Fall 2012


Uta Barth

Spring 2012


Leo Rubinfien

Fall 2011


Philip-Lorca Dicorcia

Spring 2011


Yamini Nayar

Fall 2010


Doug Aitken

Spring 2010


Hank Willis Thomas

Fall 2009

Thomas Demand

Thomas Demand

Spring 2009


Todd Hido

Fall 2008


Gregory Crewdson

Spring 2008


Elinor Carucci

Fall 2007


Mona Kuhn

Spring 2007


Nancy Burson

Fall 2006


Linda Connor

Spring 2006


Birney Imes

Fall 2005


Jo Ann Callis

Spring 2005


Susan Kae Grant

Fall 2004


Earlie Hudnall, Jr.

Spring 2004


Arthur Tress

Fall 2003


Kenneth Josephson

Spring 2003


Joyce Tenneson

Fall 2002


Tina Barney

Spring 2002


Rimma Gerlovina & Valeriy Gerlovin

Fall 2001


Keith Carter

Spring 2001


Duane Michaels

Fall 2000


Barbara Kasten

Spring 2000


Jerry Uelsmann

Fall 1999


Jock Sturges

Spring 1999


Shelby Lee Adams

Fall 1998


William Christenberry

Spring 1998


Laurie Simmons

Fall 1997


Sandy Skoglund

Spring 1997


Patrick Nagatani

Fall 1996