Position Graduate Teaching Assistant Degree Seeking MFA Area of Study Studio Website aleckaus.com Email firstname.lastname@example.org Undergraduate Institution University of Nebraska–Lincoln Undergraduate Degree BA | Studio Art Biography Alec Kaus is an artist and photographer based in Athens, Georgia. He is an MFA candidate in Photography at the University of Georgia where he is a Whitehead Graduate Art Fellow, and he holds a BA in Studio Art from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Kaus' work moves between the fields of art history, art criticism, curation, and photography, and his current research concerns the role archives play in constructing narratives about our collective past, present, and future. He has exhibited his photographs throughout the US and was recently awarded the 2018 SPE Student Award for Innovations in Imaging. His work is part of public and private collections, including the Center for Photography at Woodstock and CHROMA at the California Institute of Integral Studies. Kaus co-founded PHOTO-EMPHASIS, a platform for showcasing current and diverse photography made by established and emerging artists, with Rana Young in 2017.