Title: Guilty Pleasures + Art Practice as a Working Photographer
Jay Muhlin has a BFA in Photography from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and an MFA in Transmedia/Photography from Syracuse University. His images have appeared in the LA Weekly, New York Magazine, Time Out New York, Mother Jones, PDN, Metropolis, and The Village Voice. Completed residencies that include the Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, NY, The Millay Colony for the Arts in Austerlitz, NY, and the Contemporary Artists Center at Woodside in Troy, NY.
Muhlin recently completed a photography grant to document the South Asian Art Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and teaches photography at The College of New Jersey, Rowan, and La Salle universities. He is an Artist Member of the Vox Populi Gallery in Philadelphia, and the 2014 Esther & Harvey Graitzer Memorial Prize winner for photography. Muhlin is currently working as the photographer at the Chemical Heritage Foundation photographing scientific cultural heritage collections for documentation and interpretation.