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Kris Brailey is a photographer whose work has been shown at the Chicago Cultural Center, City Gallery at the Historic Water Tower, Museum of Science & Industry, Gallery 312, and Fulton Street Gallery in Troy, New York. Kris is currently working on a documentary project entitled The Fred and Betty Show, which entails photographing her family during summer visits to their cottage in Michigan. Kris is the recipient of grants from Illinois Art Council, Art Council of San Francisco, and Columbia College Chicago.
Kris received her BA from Grand Valley State University and her MFA from Columbia College Chicago. She has taught photography for College of DuPage, Roosevelt University, and Columbia Chicago Chicago. She has also done photographic workshops for the Terra Museum, The Art Institute of Chicago, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.
Kris joined the First-Year Seminar faculty in 2005 and has been an FYS Lecturer since 2007.