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Director, Schingoethe Center

Natasha Ritsma is the Director of the Schingoethe Center at Aurora University. She has curated more than a dozen photography exhibitions in the Chicago area featuring artists such as Alice Hargrave, Tonika Lewis Johnson, Michelle Murphy, Steve Schapiro and Jeffery Wolin. She holds a PhD from Indiana University Bloomington and a MA from the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign.

She is most interested in photography focusing on social issues. Least interested in commercial photography.

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