Gerald Pryor

Associate Professor of Art, Artist in Residence: Photo Head

Gerald Pryor

Phone: 998 5732

Artist / Associate Professor. Head of Photography /NYU Deptartment of Art and Art Professions; Visual Advisor. NYU in Shanghai Studio Art. Visiting Artist, NYU in Berlin. Winner two NEA Awards, NYSFA Grant, Gottileb Foundation Grant. Recent Exhibitions: Illuminated Manuscript Gallery, NY, Insa Art Center, Seoul, Korea, Red Star Gallery, Beijing, China; Columbia University, NY; Liaoning Academy of Fine Art, Shenyang, China; Tianjin Fine Art Academy, Tianjin, China; Trinity College, Hartford, Conn. Curator:  Bryce Walkowitz Gallery, NY; Pingyao International Photo Festival, Pingyao, China. Involved in photography, video and performance.

Degrees Held

  • B.A. Trinty College, Hartford, Conn. 1968
    English / Studio Art
  • M.A. Hunter College, New York 1974
    Studio Art


  • Two NEA Awards
  • NYSFA Grant
  • Gottileb Foundation Grant
  • NYU Steinhardt Professional Development Grant

Selected Publications

  • Tian Yi Bin, "For my Friend, Gerry," Beijing, China Publishing House 2012


  • Photography
  • Video
  • Performance
  • Portfolio
  • NYU Summer Program
  • NYU in Shanghai

Research Interests

  • Photography
  • Video
  • Performance
  • Art
  • Life
  • Contemporary Chinese Art