• George Pitts

    Assistant Professor of Photography

    Office Location:

    Sheila Johnson Design Center


    Director of Photographic Practices, Parsons The New School for Design, The School of Art, Media and Technology.Received Lucie Award for Picture Editor of the Year, 2006.Photographer: Fine Art and Editorial, Writer. Founding Director of Photography, Vibe Magazine, 1993-2004. Director of Photography at LIFE Magazine, 2004-2007. His paintings, drawings, and photography have been shown in numerous exhibitions in the United States, including New York (Ledisflam Gallery, The Drawing Center), Los Angeles; California (Univ. of Calif. at San Bernadino), Illinois (Illinois State Univ.), Indiana (Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction), Montreal, and Japan. His writing and art have appeared in The Partisan Review, The Paris Review, S magazine, Big magazine, One World, Vibe, aRude, Juxtapoz, Next Level: a critical review of Photography. His photographs have been published in The New York Times Magazine, Werk, New York Magazine, S Magazine, Complex,, Details, Clam, Vice, Bunnie (UK), Zoo (UK), Entrevue (France), Latina, Stereotype, Premiere, Spin, Raygun, Karin + Raoul,, Graphis Photo Annual 2000, American Photography Annual: Volumes 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, and 24 (D.A.P. pub.), Masterminds of Mode: International Fashion Festival in Japan (2000), Nerve: The New Nude (Chronicle Books), Nerve: The First Ten Years, and The New Erotic Photography (Taschen Books 2007, new edition 2009).

    Research Interests:

    art criticism,fashion history,film,painting,photography

    Current Courses:

    Independent Study