BFA University of California, Berkeley
MFA University of Iowa
Christine Flavin is a Professor in the School of Art and Design and director of the Photography Program. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley and her MFA from the University of Iowa. She has worked as a professional portrait photographer and darkroom technician, Director of a fine-art photographic gallery and Assistant Curator of Prints Drawings and Photographs at the University of Iowa Museum of Art.
Flavin’s photography includes explorations of history and culture. She combines digital technology with historic photographic processes in making her prints. Her work has been exhibited throughout the Midwest region as well as in Seattle, Washington; Dallas, Texas and Suwa, Japan. Her photographs are part of the permanent collection at several national galleries and museums including the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, Illinois. She has published two photographic instructional lab manuals for students and teachers and has lectured at several museums and universities on topics in the history of photography.