College for Creative Studies: Photography


Corine Vermeulen

Adjunct Faculty

M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art; B.F.A., Design Academy Eindhoven

Corine Vermeulen is a Dutch artist who set up her studio practice in Detroit in 2006.

Her projects include: Your Town Tomorrow (2007-2012) and Their Town Today (2012- 2017) which document Detroit’s shifting social and geographic ecologies, and Obscura Primavera (2009-2014) which explores present-day conditions in the city of Medellin, Colombia. Corine is currently working on 'Readers of the Cosmos', a visual narrative set in Mexico City.

Her photographs have been featured in The New York Times, The Guardian, Time Magazine, The Fader, Bloomberg Businessweek and Surface Magazine, among others. She earned a Masters of Fine Arts degree in photography from the Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan, and was amongst the first group of artists to be awarded the Kresge Artist Fellowship in 2009. Her work has been widely exhibited and her project 'The Walk-In Portrait Studio' was the subject of a major solo exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Arts in 2014/2015.