Millee Tibbs

Millee Tibbs

Assistant Chair, Undergraduate Officer, Professor

Millee Tibbs


Millee Tibbs work derives from her interest in photography’s ubiquity and the tension between its truth-value and inherent manipulation of reality. She holds an MFA in Photography from the Rhode Island School of Design. She is the recipient of two MacDowell Colony fellowships, as well as multiple national and international artist residency awards. Her work has been published by the Humble Arts Foundation, NYC and the Aperture Foundation, and is held in the permanent collections of the George Eastman Museum, Detroit Institute of Arts, the Chrysler Museum, the Portland Art Museum, and the RISD Museum.

Mountains + Valleys (Grand Canyon, One in 9 Variations), 2014

Impossible Geometries (White Sands), 2014

Mountains + Valleys (Canyonlands #1), 2013

Air/Plains (August 3, 2013 "Solar Jet"), 2013

Academic Interests

 Photography, Photographic Theory and History

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Degrees and Certifications

MFA in Photography, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)

BA Vassar College

Courses Taught

APH 2400 Introduction to Photography

APH 2410 Black and White Darkroom Photography I

APH 2420 Digital Photography I

APH 3410 Black and White Darkroom Photography II

APH 3420 Digital Photography II

APH 4410 Advanced Photography

APH 4420 View Camera

APH 5450 Special Topics in Photography

ACS 8997 / ACS 7998 MFA / MA Graduate Seminar


CFPCA Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2020-2022
Art & Art History Graduate Committee, 2013 - 2015, 2020-2021 (Committee Chair)
Art & Art History, Selective Salary Committee, 2016, 2018, 2020
Art & Art History, Fashion Design Search Committee, 2018-2019
Art & Art History, Promotion & Tenue Committee 2017-2019
Art & Art History, Executive Committee, 2016-2018, 2019
Art & Art History Colloquium Committee, 2013 -2017
Art & Art History African Art and Lecturer Search Committee, 2013 – 2014
Art & Art History Exhibitions Committee, 2011 - 2013
Art & Art History Graphic Design Search Committee, 2011 – 2012

University Research Grant Selection Committee, 2021
Humanity Center Advisory Board 2018-2020


Courses taught by Millee Tibbs

Winter Term 2024 (current)

Fall Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

Winter Term 2022

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