Brad Temkin

Biography

     Brad Temkin (1956- ) was born in Chicago, IL and is perhaps best known for his photographs of contemporary landscape. His work is held in numerous permanent collections,including those of The Art Institute of Chicago; Milwaukee Art Museum; CorcoranGallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Akron Art Museum,Ohio; Amon Carter Museum of American Art; and Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago among others. His images have appeared in such publications as Aperture, Black & White Magazine, TIME Magazine and European Photography. He was awarded  an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship in 2007 and a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2017.  A monograph of Temkin’s work entitled Private Places: Photographs of Chicago Gardens (Center for American Places) was published in 2005. Temkin’s second book entitled ROOFTOP (Radius Books) was released Fall 2015.  He has been an adjunct professor at Columbia College in Chicago since 1984.