faculty profile

J. John Priola
Visiting Faculty

J. John Priola is visiting lecturer in the Photography department. He received his MFA from SFAI in 1987. His work has been shown in exhibitions including In A Different Light, Berkeley Art Museum, and Prospect '96, at the Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany. His work is included in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and the Art Institute of Chicago. Arena Editions published a monograph of his work in 1998. He is represented by Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, Joseph Bellows, LaJolla and Weston Gallery, Carmel.

Selected Exhibitions: 
  • Plain Sight, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, 2008
  • Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla, CA, 2008
  • Farm Sites and Other Works, Schneider Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2007
  • Picturing Eden, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego CA, 2007 (traveling)
  • A New Reality: Black-And-White Photography In Contemporary Art, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ, 2007
Selected Publications: 
  • Picturing Eden by George Eastman House, Steidl & Partners, 2007
  • Once Removed, Portraits by J. John Priola, Monograph, 74 plates, Arena Editions, 1998
  • MFA, San Francisco Art Institute, 1987