Dawn Joseph


Dawn Joseph
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Design Photography

MFA, Graphic Design, Yale University
BFA, Graphic Design, University of Illinois at Chicago
BFA, Photography, University of Illinois at Chicago

Dawn’s photography work explores texture, detail, and framing. Culture, black and brown identity are focal points in her visual narratives. She has had designs and photography featured by Elixir Press, Sheep Meadow Press, Contratiempo, Souls Journal, Nightboat Books and Harriet, the blog of the Poetry Foundation.  

Prior to joining UIC in 2016, Dawn taught a variety of design courses at Dar Al Hekma University in Jeddah Saudi Arabia.