Steven Aishman

Steven Aishman

Steve Aishman, SCAD photography professor

Steven Aishman

  • A.B., astrophysics, Princeton University, 1997
  • M.F.A. studio art, Tufts/School of the Museum of Fine Arts, 2001
First year at SCAD:

"Being part of any creative process invigorates all aspects of my life."


Selected solo exhibitions

  • "Steve Aishman and Jamie Warren: Recent Photographs," Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia, 2010
  • "Super Flowers," Solomon Projects, Atlanta, Georgia, 2008
  • "Half Asian," collaboration with Ben Sloat, Front Gallery, Oakland, California, 2007
  • "September 11 Display," Boston Athenaeum, Boston, Massachusetts, 2002
  • "Hunting Prostate Cancer," Tisch Gallery, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, 2001

Awards, recognition and honors

Puffin Foundation Grant; Artist Fellowship Grant, Connecticut Commission on the Arts


College Art Association, Society for Photographic Education

Previous Positions

Professor of photography, SCAD Hong Kong; associate chair of photography department, SCAD Atlanta; visiting professor, Massachusetts College of Art; visiting professor, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; teaching fellow, Harvard University; teaching fellow, Tufts University

On the Web

Courses Taught

  • PHOT 113 Photographic Foundations I
  • PHOT 114 Photographic Foundations II
  • PHOT 115 Black-and-white Technique
  • PHOT 206 Color Technique
  • PHOT 219 Photography Project Seminar I
  • PHOT 220 Large-format Technique
  • PHOT 238 History of Photography I
  • PHOT 240 History of Photography II
  • PHOT 313 Studio Lighting Technique
  • PHOT 319 Photography Project Seminar II
  • PHOT 400 Business Practices for Photography
  • PHOT 475 Photography Senior Project
  • PHOT 501 Survey: Photography
  • PHOT 502 Photographic Technique and Signification
  • PHOT 503 Photography Portfolio Process
  • PHOT 709 Graduate Critique Seminar
  • PHOT 714 Digital Craft
  • PHOT 719 Photographic Arts I
  • PHOT 722 Photographic Arts II
  • PHOT 753 Photographic Arts III
  • PHOT 762 Issues in Contemporary Photography
  • PHOT 764 Photographic Arts IV
  • PHOT 779F Graduate Field Internship
  • PHOT 779T Graduate Teaching Internship
  • PHOT 790 Photography M.F.A. Thesis