Portrait of Charles Traub
Chair, MFA Photography and Related Media Department, School of Visual Arts; principal, Charles H. Traub Photography; consulting photographic editor
MFA Photography, Video and Related Media


BA, University of Illinois; MS, Illinois Institute of Technology

professional experience includes

Director, Light Gallery; co-founder, here is new york 

One-person exhibitions include

Gitterman Gallery; Blue Sky Gallery; Light Gallery; Marcuse Pfeifer Gallery; Van Straaten Gallery; Art Directors Guild of New York; Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY; Chicago Center for Contemporary Photography; Alan Frumkin Gallery; J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY; Camera Work; Art Institute of Chicago; Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY

Books include

Dolce Via: Italy in the 1980s, The Education of the Photographer, In the Realm of the Circuit, In the Still Life, An Angler's Album, Beach, The New Vision. Co-author, On the Edge–New York Waterfront; Italy Observed

Publications include

Connoisseur, Fortune, Newsweek, Aperture, U.S. News & World Report, Afterimage, Popular Photography, American Photographer, The New Yorker

Awards and honors include

New York State Council on the Arts; Hendricks Foundation Award; Illinois Art Council; Manda Grant; Olympic Arts Organization Committee; Cornell Capa Award, International Center of Photography; Brendan Gill Award; Distinguished Service Award, Children's Aid Society; Municipal Arts Society