John Cyr is College Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Photographic Imaging at Suffolk County Community College. Cyr earned his MFA in Photography, Video and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts.  His work has been featured in various publications including the New York Times, BBC News, ARTnews, TIME, NPR, Popular Photography, the Telegraph and Photo District News and is the author of the powerHouse published monograph, Developer Trays. Cyr's photography has been exhibited nationally and internationally and is represented in many notable public and private collections including: George Eastman House International Museum of Photography, Rochester, New York; The Photographic History Collection at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, Washington D.C.; and The New York Public Library, New York, New York.


  • B.A., Connecticut College
  • M.F.A., School of Visual Arts

Courses Taught

  • ART114: History of Photography
  • ART140: Introduction to Digital Photography
  • ART144: Photography Seminar
  • ART145: Digital Photography I
  • ART146: Digital Photography II
  • ART246: Digital Photography IV
  • ART255: The Black and White Silver Darkroom
  • ART257: Special Projects in Digital Photography