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Amrita Corinne Stützle is an Austrian-American artist and educator with a focus on lens-based media.

Her work investigates the continued presence of historical events concerning gender, ritual, labor, and environment.



2021        MFA, Weitzman School of Design, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, NY

2014        BFA, Syracuse University College of Visual and Performing Arts, Syracuse, NY

2012        Study Abroad, Art History focus, Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany

Awards + Grants

2020        Guernsey Photography Festival, Student Photography Competition, runner-up

2020        Arts Innovation Grant, The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation

                  Lenscratch Student Prize, honorable mention

                  Departmental Grant, The University of Pennsylvania

2014        Light Work, Transmedia Photography Annual, Best of Show

Group Exhibitions

2022        Fragments, Facts, and Fictions, Holland Project Gallery, Reno, NV

2021        Double Feature, UPenn MFA Thesis Exhibition, Icebox Project Space, Philadelphia, PA

2020        RPS 162, Royal Photographic Society House Bristol, Bristol, UK

                  RPS 162, Oriel Art Gallery, Theatr Clwyd, Mold, Wales

                  RPS 162, Beverley Art Gallery, Beverley, UK

                 William Way LGBTQ Center Student Art Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA

2019        Flash Forward 2019, Magenta Foundation (online)

2018        Looking at You: Intimate Portraiture, Photo-Emphasis, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, GA

                 The Family of No Man, Cosmos Arles Books, Arles, France

2017        Not for Sale, Art Slope Festival, New York, NY

2016        Cloudlands, Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse NY

                  Generation XX, Girl on Girl, Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, NY

2015        Sad Girls Club, Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, NY

2014        BFA Art Photography Senior Thesis Exhibition, Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, NY

                 Transmedia Photography Annual, Light Work, Best of Show, Syracuse, NY



2022        The Gardens of the West Holland Project Gallery, Reno, NV


2018        Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts , Ithaca, NY

Bibliography (online)

MFA Index, Amrita Stützle, May 2021

5 Essential Films, Amrita Stützle, The Holland Project, September 2022

Photographers on Photographers: Amrita Stützle in conversation with Meryl Meisler, Lenscratch, August 2021

Shepard, Louisa, Making Art in a Pandemic: MFA Student Amrita Stützle, Weitzman News, January, 2021.

Eisworth, Kellye, The 2020 Lenscratch Student Prize Winner Honorable Mention, Lenscratch, July, 2020.

Photo of the Day, Don’t Take Pictures, September, 2020.

Ranz, Adam, Amrita Stützle, Ain’t Bad, March, 2020.

Flash Forward 2019, Series: Maiden, Mother, Crone, The Magenta Foundation, November, 2019.

Looking at You: Intimate Portraiture, Photo-Emphasis, September 2018.

Amrita Stützle, Fotofilmic

Amrita Stützle, Mossfull, June, 2016.

Print Publications

Flash Forward 2019, Magenta Foundation, 2019

Ain’t Bad, Issue #14, August 2019

Oranbeg Press, Oranbeg Net 2.6, September 2017

Portfolio Reviews

2020        Photolucida, Critical Mass, finalist

2018        NY Times Portfolio Review, participant



2017-18  Artist-In-Residence Program, Light Work, Syracuse, NY


Teaching Experience

2021-23  Adjunct Professor, Special Topics (Ghostly Matters/ Architecture and Film), Syracuse University

2021-22  Adjunct Professor, Introduction to Digital Photography, SUNY Oswego

2021        Adjunct Professor, Digital Photography, Munson-Williams Proctor Arts Institute

2021-23  Adjunct Professor, Studio Concepts, Syracuse University

2021        Teaching Assistant, Digital Photography, University of Pennsylvania

2021        Teaching Assistant, Digital Photography, University of Pennsylvania

2021        Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Drawing, University of Pennsylvania

2021        Substitute Teacher, Syracuse City School District

2020        Teaching Assistant, Photography and Landscape, University of Pennsylvania

2020        Teaching Assistant, Graduate Seminar, University of Pennsylvania

2020        Teaching Assistant, The Chinese Body, University of Pennsylvania

2019-20  Workshop Instructor, Digital Beginnings, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center

2019-20  Workshop Instructor, Advanced Camera Techniques, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center

2019        Worshop Instructor, Composition Crash Course, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center

2019        Teaching Assistant, Photography Practices, University of Pennsylvania

2015-19  Class Instructor, Photoshop, Beginner-Advanced, Light Work

2015-19  Workshop Instructor, Studio Lighting, Light Work

2015-19  Workshop Instructor, Black & White Darkroom, Light Work

2015-19  Workshop + Class Instructor, Small and Large Format Printing, Light Work

2015-19  Workshop Instructor, Best Scanning Practices, Light Work

2018        Workshop Instructor, Hand-tinting B&W Silver Gelatin Prints, Light Work

2014-16  Summer Camp Instructor, photography camp, Jewish Community Center

2013        Teaching Assistant, Photography Literacy Project 

Non-Profit/ Additional Work Experience

2022-       Associate Video Producer, Syracuse University  

2020-21  Graduate Lecturer, ICA Philadelphia

2019-20  Printmaker, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center

2019        Exhibition Coordinator, Slought

2016-19  Lab Manager, Light Work

Freelance Work Experience

2018/22  NY Times Photographer

2020-21  Artist Assistant, Ken Lum

2014-16  Artist Assistant, Doug Dubois

2013-14  Artist Assistant, JoAnn Walters

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