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Christine Elfman

Photographer

Christine Elfman makes photographs about and through fading. She received her MFA in Photography from California College of the Arts and BFA in Painting from Cornell University. Recent solo exhibition venues include: Ithaca College, University of the Arts, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, and Gallery Wendi Norris in San Francisco. Elfman's interest in ephemerality has been influenced by her work with historic collections at the George Eastman House, University of Rochester Rare Books Library, and the Berkeley Art Museum. Awards and fellowships include the San Francisco Artist Award, the Murphy and Cadogan Fellowship, and artist residency at the Constance Saltonstall Foundation. Her work has appeared in: The San Francisco Chronicle, Photograph Magazine, SF Weekly, The Photo Review, Christopher James Book of Alternative Processes. She is represented by Gallery Wendi Norris in San Francisco and teaches photography and drawing at Cornell University.

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