Rebecca Foley is a photographic artist, university educator, and gallery director based in Saint Joseph, MO.  Her artwork bridges digital and historical photographic methods, while exploring ideas of personal history and universal experience.

Rebecca Foley


MFA: Photography

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

BA: Studio Art and BA: English

Rice University, Houston, TX

Associate Professor

Missouri Western State University, Saint Joseph, MO
(2009 – Present)
BFA Studio Art Photography Director

Courses: Darkroom Photography, Digital Photography, Advanced Photography, Independent Research, Interactive Design, Honors Colloquium, Senior Seminar

Director, Potter Art Gallery

Missouri Western State University, Saint Joseph, MO


Includes: Organizing and directing exhibitions, reviewing proposals and curating exhibitions, media and promotion.

Post-MFA Fellow and Lecturer

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH


Courses: Intermediate Photography, Alternative Photographic Processes, Imagemaker’s Workshop

Includes: Solo Exhibition at Hopkins Hall Gallery, Columbus, OH

Part-Time Faculty

Columbia College, Chicago, IL


Courses: 19th Century Photographic Processes, Experimental Printing and Graphic Techniques, Independent Study in Photography

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