Brad Temkin

Biography

     Throughout his career, Chicago-based photographer Brad Temkin (American, b.1956) has been documenting the human impact on the landscape. He has exhibited his photographs in museums and galleries throughout the United States and abroad. Temkin’s works are included in numerous permanent collections, including those of The Art Institute of Chicago; Milwaukee Art Museum; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Akron Art Museum, Ohio; and Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, among others. His images have appeared in such publications as Aperture, Black & White Magazine, TIME Magazine and European Photography. A monograph of Mr. Temkin’s work was published in 2005 entitled “Private Places: Photographs of Chicago Gardens” (Chicago: Columbia College Chicago, Center for American Places, 2005). He teaches photography at Columbia College in Chicago, and has been a lecturer and visiting artist at numerous institutions in the United States.