Richard Gray is Associate Professor of Photography and chair of the Department of Art, Art History & Design at the University of Notre Dame. He teaches critically focused courses in portraiture, photo technologies, video and contemporary photographic issues. Gray has served as a visiting professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology and is a former Chair of the National Board of Directors for the Society for Photographic Education(SPE), Cleveland, OH. He has exhibited his work nationally and internationally (Canada, Germany, China) for over 30 years. His work is in the collections of the Princeton University Art Museum; McIntosh Gallery, University of Western Ontario; Photographic Archives, Ekstrom Library, University of Louisville; Technical University of Dresden, Dresden Germany; Museu Nacional de Arte Moderna, Porto, Portugal; Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, among others.