MFA Photography, Video and Related Media Department, School of Visual Arts
About Cynthia Bittenfield
Cynthia Bittenfield pursues projects that shed light on the human cost of war whether dealing with post-traumatic stress, documenting sites of battlefields and atrocity, or considering life on the home front. Recently, her work was featured in The Distance Between You and Me, Freies Museum, Berlin, Germany, War and Peace, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, VT. She assisted Krzysztof Wodiczko on his Veteran's Flame Project, which was a part of Creative Time’s Plot 9, on Governor's Island, NY and presented at the Twenty-Third Annual National Conference on Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists, Visions of War: the arts represent conflict, at the School of Visual Arts, NY. Bittenfield was awarded a grant from the School of Visual Arts, New York, where she received her MFA in Photography, Video and Related Media. She lives and works in New York City and is a board member emeritus of the Camera Club of New York.