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Elena Volkova: School of Design Faculty

Elena Volkova , M.F.A.

Associate Professor
Art & Visual Communication Design | School of Design
Elena Volkova
Office Hours

Fall 2017

Tuesday, 12:00-1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Thursday, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Office Location
MAC S255 Campus Map


M.F.A., Studio Arts; Maryland Institute College of Art,

B.F.A., Photography; Maryland Institute College of Art

Professional Experience

Ten Frames per Second, Photojournalism Podcast; co-host with Joseph M. Giordano, Loyola University WLOY station (2016 - present)

Hamiltonian Gallery, Mentor (2017)

Project Line 180, Conversations with artists, web series; producer (2014 - present)

The Good Breast, documentary film directed by Bernadete Wegenstein; photographer (2014)  

The Big Table Connection, Visiting Artist, Baltimore Museum of Art (2013)

Maryland Institute College of Art; MFA visiting critic (2012) 

Portrait and Event Photography (2004 - present)


Elena Volkova’s work follows post-minimalist aesthetic and focuses on liminal space, bringing attention to the everyday overlooked moments and addressing viewer's interaction with an art space. Volkova’s work has been a part of the Art in Embassies program, and has been exhibited in Sri Lanka and Myanmar, in addition to numerous local and national exhibitions.  At Hamiltonian Gallery, Elena created and organized panel discussions On Drawing,  Site Specificity, and Questioning Photography, which focused on contemporary art practices.  She has been a producer on Project Line 180, a series of video interviews with artists in the Baltimore-Washington region, and co-hosts a Photojournalism podcast, Ten Frames Per Second.


Stevenson University
Photography, AVCD Assistant Professor and Photography Course Coordinator (2014 - present)

Goucher College
Photography, Adjunct Photography Professor (2008 - 2013)

Seton Keough High School
Art Teacher: Photography, Drawing, Ceramics, Design (2003 - 2014)


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