Loyola University Chicago

Department of Fine and Performing Arts

Fine Arts

John Steck Jr., M.F.A.

Title/s:  Instructor of Fine Arts in Photography

Office #:  Mundelein 900

Phone: 773.508.7510

Email: jsteckjr@luc.edu


John Steck Jr. is a visual artist from Chicago who received his B.F.A. at the Massachusetts College of Art & Design and his M.F.A. at the San Francisco Art Institute. He has exhibited across fifteen states as well as in Iceland, Hungary and Tokyo. His book Fragments, Volume One was selected as Best Books of 2010 on Photoeye. Recent publications include Romka Magazine, Aint Bad Magazine, The Ephemeral, The Hand Magazine, Incandescent, LDOC and Der Greif. He has work in the Permanent Art Collection’s of the Museum of Contemporary Photography and the DePaul Art Museum, both in Chicago, IL.

Previously Steck has taught at the Chicago Photography Center and Wright College. He is a current Adjunct Faculty at Waubonsee Community College and an Instructor of Fine Arts at Loyola University. In the past, he has attended Artist Residencies in Iceland and Ireland, and recently has been an Artist in Resident at HATCH Projects (Chicago, IL), VU Photo (Quebec City, Canada) and at the Vermont Studio Center (Johnson, VT) where he received a Fellowship Award. Steck is the current Artist in Resident at Latitude (Chicago, IL). 


M.F.A., San Francisco Art Institute

B.F.A., Massachusetts College of Art & Design