Steven Rubin

Art Discipline: 
State College, PA
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Sep 25, 2017 to Oct 6, 2017

Steven Rubin is an Associate Professor of Art at Penn State University. His photographs have been published in The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, Time and Newsweek, and internationally in Stern, GEO, L'Express and The London Independent Magazine, among numerous other publications. His work has been exhibited across the United States and in Europe, Asia, and Central America. A Fulbright-Nehru Scholar in India, he was also the recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard, an Alicia Patterson Journalism Fellowship and a grant from The Fund for Environmental Journalism. His photographic investigation of the federal government's detention of immigrants has been distributed by Amnesty International and other organizations. He co-directed the program Healing Images, providing cameras, instruction and therapy to survivors of torture in Baltimore. Current projects investigate the rise of wind energy in the Midwest, the precarious conditions of Burmese Chin refugees in India, the upsurge of diabetes in Senegal, and the social and environmental impacts of Marcellus Shale gas development in Pennsylvania.