Faculty, Fellows and Visiting Artists

Faculty

The ITI faculty offer a wide variety of approaches to the written and visual arts. All are working contemporary artists who publish and exhibit their work in national and international contexts. Our faculty are dedicated to innovative approaches and traditions that value psychologically, culturally and politically engaged work.

Drew Sawyer

Drew Sawyer

Drew Sawyer

Drew Sawyer (Faculty) is the Phillip Leonian and Edith Rosenbaum Leonian Curator of Photography at the Brooklyn Museum, and has previously held curatorial positions at the Columbus Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Guggenheim Museum, and the Chazen Museum of Art. He holds a Ph.D. in Art History and Archaeology from Columbia University, and is a specialist in the history of experimental and radical documentary practices. His recent exhibitions include Isaac Julien: Looking for Langston (2018), Allan Sekula: Aerospace Folktales and Other Stories(2017); Lucy Raven: Low Relief (2016), and Family Pictures (2018), which explored the legacy of Roy DeCarava's landmark 1955 book The Sweet Flypaper of Life. For 2019, Sawyer is currently organizing Art after Stonewall, 1969-1989, a touring exhibition that coincides with the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Riots; Garry Winogrand: Color, the first exhibition dedicated to the photographer's color work; and the first museum solo show on the Russian-Ghanaian photographer Liz Johnson Artur.