Alan Teller is a 2nd generation photographer who also develops museum exhibits nation-wide. His projects range from the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library to the Spertus Museum's Zell Holocaust Memorial. Alan was ethnographic photography coordinator for the Field Museum and has taught at Columbia College, Purdue University, the School of the Art Institute and Lake Forest College. He was awarded an Illinois Arts Council Individual Artist grant in 2012, and a Fulbright award in 2014 for 'Following the Box: Exploring an Archive of Anonymous Photographs from India', co-directed with his wife Jerri Zbiral. Three subsequent US State Dept. grants followed for that project. Their documentary film 'Following the Box' has screened internationally. The exhibit opened in Kolkata and has been shown in Delhi, Chicago and most recently at the University of Southern California's Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena.