Jordan Tate

Born: Louisville, Kentucky
Lives: Cincinnati, Ohio

Jordan Tate is an Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Cincinnati. Tate, a Fulbright Fellow (2008-2009), has a Bachelor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Studies from Miami University and a Master of Fine Arts in Photography from Indiana University. Tate is the author of the recently published “The Contemporary Dictionary of Sexual Euphemisms” from St. Martin’s Press (2007); his work is currently held in collections nationwide, including the Museum of Contemporary Photography and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Tate is the founding editor of the contemporary art blog


  • Master of Fine Arts, Photography
    Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
  • Bachelor of Philosophy, Interdisciplinary Studies
    Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • Breaking News
    Georgetown College, Georgetown, Kentucky
  • Breaking News
    Penn State Altoona, Altoona, Pennsylvania
  • Breaking News
    ECC, Chicago, Illinois

Selected Group Exhibitions


Selected Bibliography


Selected Collections

  • Museum of Contemporary Photography - Midwest Photographers Project
    Chicago, Illinois
  • UCLA Arts Library
    Los Angeles, California
  • Boston Public Library - Rare Books Collection
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Univ. of Utah Marriott Library - Special Collections and Rare Books
    Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Yale University Library
    New Haven, Connecticut
  • Kinsey Institute for Sex, Gender, and Reproduction
    Bloomington, Indiana

Selected Awards and Grants


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