Benjamin Tankersley

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Professorial Lecturer, Photography & Photojournalism, Studio Arts Program
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Benjamin C Tankersley earned his BFA in Photography from the Corcoran School of Art in 1999. In addition to his work as a freelance photographer, he also produces & exhibits Fine Art photographs that are in various private and public collections such as the John A. Wilson Building, City Hall Art Collection. In addition to his exhibited work, he also continues work on personal projects and commercial assignments, as well as teaching here at the Corcoran.


Current Outside Position & Recent Projects

  • Freelance Photographer
  • Recently completed a photo essay on the town of Breezewood Pennsylvania that he self-published



Tankersley is a regular contributor to The Washington Post, as well as having photographs published in:

  • The Washingtonian
  • National Parks Magazine
  • Time



BFA in Photography, Corcoran School of Art