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BIOGRAPHY
     

Francis W. Olschafskie has been a practicing Artist for over twenty five years. He has exhibited nationally and internationally, including the Museum of Modern Art, Paris; the Isentan Museum, Tokyo, the Greek Ministry of Culture, Athens, the Tisch School at NYU, New York, the Robert Hull Fleming Museum in Vermont, and the Photographic Resource Center in Boston.


Mr Olschafskie has received numerous Artist in Resident grants and a Artist Fellowship from the Artist Foundation in Boston.
  Mr Olschafskie has been a faculty member at New York University, the School of Visual Arts, in NYC , The ICP in NYC, University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Boston University where he has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in Photography, Art History and Computer imaging.

Mr Olschafskie did his graduate work in Visual Studies at the Visible Language Workshop at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Media Laboratory, and his undergraduate studies in Photography at Massachusetts College of Art.

Currently in March of this year
Francis's work was featured in an exhibition at the Center for Book Arts in NYC. The exhibition was entitled “Artists Books as (sub) Culture”. The exhibition included work from individual artists as well as works from museum collections including the MOMA and the Smithsonian.
The Center for Book Arts is located at 28 West 27 th street in NYC.

In 2008 Olschafskie's photographs were placed in the Special Collections of the Bodleian Library at Oxford University.

In France in 2007 Mr Olschafskie was honored at the state of the city address by the mayor of Bry Sur Marne for his work at the Daguerre Association.
 
 
Francis at the Tate Modern, London 2008
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