Dillon McDaniel

Dillon McDaniel

Dillon McDaniel

  • B.F.A., University of New Mexico
  • M.F.A., University of Oregon
First year at SCAD:

"The students-either students who are really passionate or students who start out rough and then find their vision."


Exhibitions: "El Enigma de la Masculinidad (The Enigma of Man)," Museo de Arte Moderno, Cartagena, Colombia; "Sempre Visível (Always Visible)," Centro Cultural São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; "Fabrications: Identities in Contemporary American Photography," multiple venues in France, Switzerland, Belgium and Oregon

Awards, recognition and honors

Portfolio included in "Photography In The 1990s: Fifty Portfolios," Published by Wright State University and juried by Philipe Arbaïzar, Bibliothèque Nationale de France; Sheryl Conkelton, Museum of Modern Art; David Travis, Art Institute of Chicago; and Anne Wilkes Tucker, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston


College Art Association

Publications and presentations

Visions of War: The Arts Represent Conflict, School of Visual Arts Twenty-Third Annual National Conference on Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists.

"The Sad Brilliance of Mediated Images of War" "Reflections on History," Oberlin College

Previous Positions

Professor of photography, University of North Alabama; professor of photography, Ringling School of Art and Design

On the Web

Courses Taught

  • PHOT 113 Photographic Foundations I
  • PHOT 114 Photographic Foundations II
  • PHOT 220 Large-Format Technique
  • PHOT 313 Studio Lighting Technique
  • PHOT 319 Photography Project Seminar II
  • PHOT 330 The Fabricated Image
  • PHOT 345 Advanced Digital Imaging
  • PHOT 370 Photography Seminar
  • PHOT 714 Digital Craft
  • SFIN 306 Digital Imaging for the World Wide Web