colby-sawyer faculty

Nicholas Gaffney

Assistant Professor, Fine and Performing Arts
(603) 526-3789 | ngaffney@colby-sawyer.edu

Joined faculty in 2008. B.A. from New York University; M.F.A., photography, Pratt Institute, New York, N.Y. Professor Gaffney teaches courses in photography, digital media and senior portfolio development. He is interested in the natural landscape and how it is often interpreted by the manufactured world. His photography is rooted in the straight, documentary tradition and attempts to create smaller worlds out of the larger one.

Areas of Expertise

• Art, Art History
• Graphic Design
• Photography
• Web Design

Recent Presentations

• "12A" (solo). 2012. AVA Gallery, Lebanon, N.H. • "Sense of Place, Sense of Space" (group). 2012. Marian Graves Mugar Art Gallery, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, N.H.
• "Treasure Hunt" (solo). Winkleman Gallery (formerly Plus Ultra, Brooklyn, N.Y., 2012
• "Interior Life" (curated). 2010. Marian Graves Mugar Art Gallery, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, N.H.
• "Landscape Invitational "(group). artStrand Gallery, Provincetown, Mass., 2010.

Education

• M.F.A., Photography, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, N.Y., 2002

• Bachelor of Arts, English, New York University, N.Y., 1997