Loyola University Maryland

Department of Fine Arts

Photography Faculty

Dan SchlapbachProf. Dan Schlapbach, Associate Professor and Photography Program Director

Dan Schlapbach received his MFA from Indiana University. He is an Associate Professor of Fine Arts at Loyola University. His work has been exhibited locally and nationally. Mr. Schlapbach’s research interests include the history of photography, alternative photographic processes such as stereo photography and wet-plate collodion, and digital imaging. He received an Individual Artist Award from the Maryland State Arts Council in 2008 and 2011. For more information, please visit www.schlapbach.com.

Jon MalisProf. Jon Malis, Assistant Professor

Currently an Assistant Professor of Fine Arts & photography at Loyola University of Maryland, Jon Malis is an award-winning artist and cinematographer. Artistically, his work deals primarily with the representation and display of visual imagery and information, focusing on how the viewer perceives and interprets the image based its mode of presentation. In addition to exhibiting both locally and nationally, and screening films internationally, he is a 2014 Janet & Walter Sondheim Prize semi-finalist, and was the recipient of the 2012 National Photography Award from the von Lebig Art Center (Naples, FL). For more information, please visit www.jonmalis.com.

Mary SkeenProf. Mary Skeen, Affiliate Faculty

Mary Kunaniec Skeen received a BFA in painting and printmaking from Maryland Institute College of Art, and an MFA in photography from Towson University. Mary Skeen has exhibited nationally and internationally and has received three Maryland State Individual Artists Awards and two Faculty Summer Research Grants from Loyola University of Maryland. For more information, please visit www.marykskeen.com.

Duncan HillProf. Duncan Hill, Affiliate Faculty

Duncan Hill is a Baltimore-based photographer and filmmaker, originally from High Point, North Carolina. He earned his B.A. in Film Studies from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW) in 2009 and his M.F.A. in Photographic and Electronic Media from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in 2014. His photographic and motion picture works have been published internationally and exhibited across the United States. In addition to teaching photography at Loyola University of Maryland, Duncan teaches graduate film and video workshops at MICA. For more information, please visit www.duncanhillphoto.com.