LaToya Ruby Frazier is a Photographer and Video Artist, Assistant Professor, Department of Photography at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. 2015 MacArthur Fellow. B.F.A. from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and M.F.A. from Syracuse University. She held artist residencies at the Lower Manhattan Culture Council and the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program, and was the Guna S. Mundheim Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin.