Professor, School of Art and Art History
Artist and filmmaker Deborah Stratman is a professor in the School of Art and Art History.
Stratman works in multiple mediums, including sculpture, photography, installation, drawing and audio. She is interested in landscapes and systems and much of her work focuses on the relationships between physical environments and human struggles for control that play out on the land.
She has exhibited internationally and has done site-specific projects with venues including the Center for Land Use Interpretation, Temporary Services, Hallwalls (Buffalo), Mercer Union (Toronto) and Ballroom Gallery (Marfa). Her films have been featured at numerous international festivals.
She is the recipient of Fulbright and Guggenheim fellowships, an Alpert Award and grants from Creative Capital, Graham Foundation, Harpo Foundation and the Wexner Center.
She earned her Master of Fine Arts from California Institute of the Arts and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
- Modern Art
Areas of Expertise
In the News
UIC filmmakers honored with awards to fund new films
November 17, 2017
Filmmaker receives national art award
December 1, 2015