Matthew Walker is a photographer and educator based in Rochester, NY. For over a decade Matt has been cultivating an interdisciplinary professional practice in the arts and humanities. Matt's professional experience includes several past years on the faculty of Visual Studies Workshop teaching in the M.F.A. Visual Studies program, and more than a decade as a lecturer leading courses in history, methodology, and perspectives at a diverse set of regional institutions of higher education. Complimenting his time at Walden University, Matt has many years teaching photography and history across higher education.
Matt holds an M.F.A. in Visual Studies from Visual Studies Workshop, an M.A. in History, and a B.A. in Communications Studies. Matt's photo books Iroquoia (2007) and Recollection (2011), are published by Visual Studies Workshop Press, and current projects are ongoing and in development. Matt maintains an open and engaged studio and accepts freelance opportunities and photography commissions, as well as providing project planning, consulting, and research on-demand to complement his pursuits within higher education.