Faculty at ICP
In ICP's One-Year Certificate programs, students have the opportunity to study with a wide range of faculty members who are top practitioners in their fields. ICP's faculty members are active artists and working professionals who offer many perspectives and opportunities for learning to our students.
Chair of Creative Practices
Darin Mickey, chair of the Creative Practices program, is a New York–based photographer. He is the author of Death Takes a Holiday, J&L Books, and Stuff I Gotta Remember Not To Forget, J&L Books. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including Aperture, the New York Times Magazine, VICE, the Washington Post Magazine, I.D., FOAM, and Doubletake among others. He has exhibited work in both solo and group exhibitions in New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, Detroit, Cleveland, Copenhagen, Sydney, and Tokyo, and is included in the collections of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art Watson Library Collection, Museum of Modern Art Library Collection, the Museum of The City of New York, Museo d’Arte Contemporenea di Roma, and others. Mickey has been teaching at the International Center of Photography since 2001 and the Cooper Union since 2004.
Chair of Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism
Karen Marshall, chair of the Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism Program is a documentary photographer whose work focuses on the psychological lives of her subjects within the social landscape. Her seminal project Between Girls, that articulates the coming of age of a group of urban middle class teenagers, following them from high school into adulthood 30 years later was published by Kehrer Verlag in 2021. Her photographs have appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, the London Sunday Times, CNN, The Atlantic, ID Vice, Buzzfeed, Konbini Arts, Juxtapoz, Photobook Journal, NPR Picture Show, Blind, New York Magazine, and GUP Magazine, among others. She has exhibited in solo and group shows throughout the United States, Germany, Austria, Canada, Israel, the Philippines, China and Colombia. Marshall is the recipient of artist fellowships and sponsorships through the New York Foundation for The Arts, as well as grants and support from private foundations. Nominated for a Prix Picet in 2011, her work is part of several collections including the Feminist Artbase at the Brooklyn Museum. Marshall has been faculty at ICP for over two decades, is an Associate professor (adjunct) at New York University, guest faculty in the MFA program at the Maine Media College and has taught numerous workshops internationally that focus on visual storytelling.
Creative Practices Faculty
Susan Kae Grant
Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism Faculty
Cedric von Niederhausern
Teun van der Heijden