Krista Steinke-Finch

Instructional Assistant Professor


Department of Visualization


M.F.A. Photography and Digital Imaging, Maryland Institute College of Art, 2000 B.F.A. Studio Art, The School of Art Institute of Chicago, 1993; B.A. Art and Advanced Humanities, Valparaiso University, 1990.


photography, video and film, installation art, contemporary art, art theory, art and photographic history, art and science collaboration, issues revolving around landscape and the environment


Krista Steinke is a lensbased artist who works in photography, video, and installation. She has exhibited widely in the US, as well as internationally. She has received several awards for her work, including a Pennsylvania Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Photography, an Artist Residency at Light Work, a 2012 Promise Award from the Sustainable Arts Foundation, a grant from the Puffin Foundation, and recently, a Fellowship in Photography from the Howard Foundation. Her works are represented in major public and private collections, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Woodmere Museum, Brauer Museum of Art, Johnson & Johnson Corporation, and Fidelity Investments.