Joe Vitone is a documentary fine art photographer and educator living in Austin, Texas. He is Professor of Photocommunications at St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas.

Vitone teaches traditional as well as digital photography and electronic media. In 2001 he was a senior Fulbright scholar in Costa Rica. Abroad, he has lectured on his photography in China, France, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam. Involved in international education, he has led American students on study programs in China, France, Japan, and Thailand. His work has been widely exhibited and is held in a number of collections including the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Center for Creative Photography, the Museum of Fine Art, Houston, and the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History.


MFA, Photography, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, 1983

BFA, Photography, Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine, 1981

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School of Arts and Humanities