Tom Fischer is a professor of photography and Chief Academic Officer of the Savannah College of Art and Design. Tom received his MFA in photography from Stanford University. He is best known for his large-format black and white landscape images. His work is held in numerous public and private collections and has been shown in more than 60 exhibitions in galleries and museums in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
Some of Tom's awards and honors include: Vice Chair of the national board of the Society for Photographic Education; the James Borelli Fellowship and the G.B. Cantor Fellowship from Stanford University as well as being selected as an NEA fellow. In 1996 he received the Regional Designation Award in the Arts from the United States Cultural Olympiad. He is listed in Who’s Who in American Art and has been nominated three times for the U.S. Professor of the Year.
Tom's most current achievement is the publication of his book, Paradise/Paradox, a project that includes landscape images and essays related to the complex and problematic relationship between humans and their environment.