Art student Jordan VanSise, who served seven months as a Marine in Iraq, beat all other U.S. college student photographers and will compete as one of 10 finalists at a world photography contest in April 2014.
Department of Art & Interior Design
MA, Marylhurst University
LLB, McGill University
BA, University of British Columbia
History of Photography
Darcy Edgar completed a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies at Marylhurst in 2009, writing about aesthetics. Darcy has worked in art museums as a curator and director, with a special interest in contemporary art. Her interest in photography is not as a practitioner, but as a historian and curator. She is also a trial lawyer and has published work on legal problems of material culture (copyright, plunder, pornography, appropriation, etc.) and Native American cultural and repatriation issues. Darcy has taught at the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia. She moved to Portland in 1995 and began teaching at Marylhurst in 2010.