elin o'Hara slavick

elin o’Hara slavick is an Artist-in-Residence at the University of California, Irvine. She was a Professor of Studio Art, Theory and Practice at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill from 1994 until 2021. Her interdisciplinary work critically explores war, memory, exposure, memorials, cartography, history, labor, feminism, the body, politics, and utopia/dystopia. slavick has exhibited her work internationally, and her work is held in many collections, including the Queens Museum, The National Library of France, The Library of Congress, The Nasher Museum of Art, and the Art Institute of Chicago. She was represented by Cohen Gallery in LA. slavick is the author of two monographs – Bomb After Bomb: A Violent Cartography with a foreword by Howard Zinn, and After Hiroshima, with an essay by James Elkins; a chapbook of surrealist poetry, Cameramouth; and Holding History in Our Hand for the seventy-fifth commemoration of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. She has held artist residencies in Canada, France, the United States, and Japan, most recently as a Huntington Art and Research Fellow at Caltech. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Images Magazine, FOAM, San Francisco Chronicle, Asia-Pacific Journal, Photo-Eye, and Actuphoto: Actualite Photographique, among other publications. She lives in Irvine, California with her epidemiologist husband Dr. David Richardson, two children, a dog and a cat.

elin o’Hara slavick is an advisory board member of the Atomic Photographers Guild.