S. Billie Mandle

MFA ’08 Photography

MassArt Photo Faculty

Dear J.,

These are the lights you were born under.

Stellar Skytron surgical lights to be precise.

Most of life is dark – here are your first lights.



S. Billie Mandle is from Northern California and works in Massachusetts, where she is an Associate Professor of photography at Massachusetts College of Art and Design. She received her BA in biology from Williams College and an MFA from MassArt.  In 2020 her monograph, Reconciliation, was published by Kehrer Verlag, and an artist book, Stellar Skytron, was published by Dust Collective.