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Fran Antmann is a distinguished American documentary photographer, writer, and teacher. Her photographic work has focused on the lives and culture of the indigenous people of Guatemala and Peru as well as the Dene people of the Western Canadian Arctic and the Inuit people of Baffin Island. She has a doctorate in Fine Arts from NYU and is a Guild member of Fotovisura.

Her work has been exhibited and published in New York, Texas, Peru, Mexico, France, England, and Denmark. Her photographs are in the collections of the International Center of Photography; the Brooklyn Museum; the Haverford College Collection; The Museum of Photographic Arts, Denmark, and various private collections.

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She received grants from the Fulbright Commission, the Ford Foundation, Foundation, Agfa Corporation, the Social Science Research Council, the Puffin Foundation and the J. Paul Getty Foundation. She was awarded five New York State Foundation for the Arts fellowships in both Photography and Non-Fiction Literature. She teaches photography and photojournalism at Baruch College, CUNY and is faculty photo editor of the Journalism Department’s award winning online publication, Dollars and Sense.