Ivette Spradlin is a Cuban-American photographer, video artist and educator whose work centers around the emotional aspects of transition, adaptation and balance in one's life. She received her BFA in Photography from the University of Georgia and her MFA in Photography from Tyler School of Art. She is a Creative Capital and Flight School Fellow, Artist Opportunity Grant awardee, and an Art on the Walls artist through the Pittsburgh Arts Council. Her photography has been published in Next Level Magazine and featured on BBC. Her films have screened nationally, including at the Warhol, Carnegie Museum of Art, and Transmodern Film Festival in Baltimore. In 2014, her Oval Portrait photographs were part of a Magenta Foundation public art project in downtown Pittsburgh, and Unseen was featured in the Pittsburgh Biennial. In 2015 her video You Are Gone, I Am Here won Best In Show in the Three Rivers Arts Festival Juried Exhibition.


She lives in Pittsburgh, PA and teaches at Carnegie Mellon University and The University of Pittsburgh.