Elizabeth M. Claffey

Bloomington, Indiana U.S.A

 
   'The Ordinary and the Domestic' video installation.

 'The Ordinary and the Domestic' video installation.

 
 
 

Above: 'Matrilinear', archival inkjet prints.

 

Elizabeth M. Claffey is an Assistant Professor of Photography at Indiana University in Bloomington.  She is an honors graduate of Earlham College and has an MFA in photography from Texas Woman's University, where she also earned a Graduate Certificate in Women's Studies.  She received a 2012-13 William J. Fulbright Fellowship, which she used to support her documentary and creative research in Eastern Europe. 

Elizabeth's work focuses on the way personal and familial narratives are shaped by interactions with both domestic and institutional structures and spaces.  Her work has been recognized by PDN Magazine, Project Basho Gallery, Center Santa Fe, The Eddie Adams Workshop, and various other galleries and publications.