Ann Cutting

Photography and Imaging


Ann Elliott Cutting graduated from University of California San Diego with a Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry and Cell Biology and a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honors in Photography from ArtCenter College of Design. Specializing in conceptual advertising and editorial photography, Cutting has won awards in Communication Arts, PDN, Print Magazine, How Magazine, Archive, IPA, AIGA and more. At ArtCenter, she has been Interim Co-Chair of the Photography and Imaging department and has served on scholarship reviews, Department Chair Search Committee, Curriculum Committee and ArtCenter Partners Steering Committee. Cutting has served on the board of directors for the Advertising Photographers of America, Pasadena Art Alliance and the board of advisors and as faculty of the non-profit Los Angeles Center for Photography. She's completed basic research in molecular biology and studied the regulatory gene networks and transcription factors in Sea Urchins at Caltech. Cutting teaches and creates wheel-thrown and hand-built ceramic pieces.


  • PHOT-411A-01: Photo Production
  • PHOT-461A-01: Final Crit
  • PHOT-208A-01: AI Generative Imaging
  • PHOT-208A-02: AI Generative Imaging
  • PHOT-104A-01: Composition