Sandra-Lee Phipps

Photography professor


  • B.A., communication arts journalism/photography, University of Georgia, 1983
  • M.A., studio arts and photographic and computer arts, New York University, 1997


Full-time educator and artist; Georgia Music Hall of Fame "Around the Sun" exhibition and purchase of R.E.M. archival prints for permanent collection

Awards, recognitions and honors

SCAD Presidential Fellowship


Society for Photographic Education, Student Photographic Society, National Press Photographers Association

Publications and Presentations

The New York Times, New York Magazine, Harper's Bazaar, Interview, Vanity Fair, Reader's Digest, Organic Style, The Face magazine


  • SPE Conference, Trois Gallery, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, March 2011
  • Arts Papers 11th Annual Art Auction Invitational Exhibition, Mason Murer Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia, February 2011
  • Society for Photographic Education conference, "Grounded" exhibition, Tallahassee, Florida, October 2010
  • Institute of Contemporary Art, London, R.E.M. Photographic Exhibition, March 2008