Jim Frank

Jim Frank

Professor, Communication and Media

Berman Center, Room 201B
Monday 4:30-5:30PM; Thursday 1:30-3:30PM; and by appt.
jim.frank@mville.edu
(914) 323-5410

About Me

Jim Frank is an artist and educator with over 30 years of professional practice. His work is in the collections of the Smithsonian Museum of American History, the Neuberger Museum of Art, and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Prof. Frank has taught internationally in Spain and England, and his photographs have been exhibited and published internationally. As a professional photographer, Prof. Frank has photographed over 10,000 works of art. His clients include the Museum of Modern Art, the Neuberger Museum of Art, the Museo Renia Sofia, The Merrill C. Berman Collection of Graphic Design, and the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Library, among others.

Prof. Frank works in the Department of Communication and Media at Manhattanville College, with a focus on the creation of digital media. His latest photographs explore using free apps on an iPhone. He has worked on the Manhattanville College ePortfolio Team since 2010, incorporating ePortfolios into his classes and encouraging students to create a marketable digital presence. He leads faculty development in the use of ePortfolio pedagogy, and has presented at national and international conferences.

A bicycle enthusiast who has toured Europe by bike, Prof. Frank has completed the Camino de Santiago de Compostella in Spain by bicycle.

Current Courses
Studio Photography
Digital Photography
Computer Graphics
Education
Master of Fine Arts, Cranbrook Academy of Art
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ohio Wesleyan University
Feature Publications

Book

Contributing photographer
"The Avant-Garde Applied (1890-1950)"

Fundación Juan March, Madrid, 2012

Book

Contributing photographer
"Photomontage Between the Wars (1918-1939)"

Fundación Juan March, Madrid, 2012

Book

Contributing photographer
"Dana Schutz If The Face Had Wheels"

Exhibition Catalog, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, SUNY, 2011

Book

Contributing photographer
"Bauhaus Workshops For Modernity 1919-1933"

Museum of Modern Art MoMA, 2010

Contributing photographer
"American People Black Light: Faith Ringgold's Paintings of the 1960s"

Exhibition Catalog, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, SUNY, 2010

Book

Contributing photographer
"Alexander Rodchenko: Design"

Antique Collector's Club, 2009

Book

Contributing photographer
"The Story of Graphic Design"

The British Library, 2010

Awards & Grants

2010: Connect to Learning, FIPSE Grant for ePortfolios, Michigan Council for the Arts Grant