BA, Harvard University; MFA, California College of the Arts
Gregory Halpern has published five books of photographs and is the editor, along with Jason Fulford, of The Photographer’s Playbook: Over 250 Assignments and Ideas (Aperture, 2014). He holds a BA in History and Literature from Harvard University and an MFA from California College of the Arts. Halpern was the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2014 and is a member of Magnum Photos. In 2020 he will have solo shows at SFMoMA, the Henri Cartier Bresson Foundation in Paris, and Transformer Station in Cleveland.
In the News
April 15, 2021
Professor earns RIT's Trustees Scholarship Award for industry-recognized photography
School of Photographic Arts and Sciences Professor Gregory Halpern received the honor for the impressive breadth of his scholarly and creative work.
November 7, 2019
Photography students get taste of industry with NYC, DC trips
The New York Times. White House Photo Office. Magnum Photos. And much more. Students met with the most well-known news organizations, agencies, artists, studios and alumni during the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences' annual networking trips to NYC and DC.
December 21, 2018
Professor named fourth laureate of exclusive Hermes Foundation award
Gregory Halpern, an associate professor in RIT’s School of Photographic Arts and Sciences, has been named the fourth laureate of “Immersion, A French-American Photography Commission of the Hermes Foundation,” a highly exclusive annual photography program.
NYC Trip 2019
Every year, the Fine Art Photography Program takes graduate and undergraduate students to New York City to meet with artists, curators, editors, and other professionals. We had an incredible trip this...