Fran Antmann is a documentary photographer, writer, and teacher. She teaches photography at Baruch College, City University of New York where she is also photo editor of the Journalism Department's award winning online publication.
Her work has been exhibited and published in New York, Texas, Peru, Mexico, France, England, and Denmark. Her photographs are in the collections of the International Center of Photography, New York; the Brooklyn Museum, New York; the Haverford College Collection, Pennsylvania; The Museum of Photographic Arts, Denmark, and various private collections. She has received grants from the Fulbright Commission, the Ford Foundation, the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation, Agfa Corporation, the Social Science Research Council, the Puffin Foundation and the J. Paul Getty Foundation. She was awarded five New York State Foundation for the Arts fellowships in both Photography and Non-Fiction Literature. She held artist’s residencies at the Blue Mountain Center and at Yaddo.
She studied art at Bennington College, earned an M.A. at Hunter College and received a doctorate in Fine Arts from New York University based on her research and photographic work in Peru.