Loyola University Chicago

Department of Fine and Performing Arts

Faculty and Staff Directory

Jaclyn Silverman, M.F.A.

Title/s:  Instructor of Fine Arts in Photography

Office #:  Mundelein 900

Phone: 773.508.7510

Email: jsilverman2@luc.edu

External Webpage: https://jaclynsilverman.com/


Jaclyn Silverman is a photographer from Youngstown, Ohio currently living and working in Chicago, Illinois. She is the recipient of the Fergus Family Endowment for the Arts Award and Denman Research Grant through The Ohio State University. Her work is part of permanent collections at The Ohio State University, The Art Institute of Chicago, and The Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection. She co-curated the exhibition, Within the Portfolios 1968-2016; a History of Photography from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, at the Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection.  Silverman received commission by Theaster Gates for photographic installations published in conjunction with the exhibition, “A Johnson Publishing Story” at Stony Island Arts Bank. She is the Founding Artistic Director and prior artist-in-residence of Chicago artist residency and non-profit organization, CPS Lives. Currently, she is part-time faculty at Loyola university, adjunct Professor of Art and Humanities with the City Colleges of Chicago, returning faculty with Ox-Bow School of Art & artists’ residency, and ongoing artist-in-residence with George Washington High School for the collaborative project, "East Side Volume One". Silverman received her BFA in photographic studies from The Ohio State University and MFA in Studio Art from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.


MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
BFA, Ohio State University

Courses Taught

FNAR 115