About the Photographer
Italian, b. 1937 Milan
Born in Milan, Italy in 1937, Elfie Wilkins-Nacht studied at the University of California, Los Angeles, earning a BA (1979) and an MFA (1983). The 20/20 portfolio, published in 1985 by UCLA, gathered the work of twenty photographers who had completed the graduate photography program within the last twenty years. Wilkins-Nacht was included along with Ellen Brooks, Gillian Brown, Jack Butler, Darryl Curran, Jo Ann Callis, Judy Coleman, Darryl J. Curran, William Doherty, Sidney Doniger, John Divola, Robbert Flick, Jeff Gates, Graham Howe, Paul Knotter, Victor Landweber, Philip Melnick, Kenneth McGowan, Patrick Nagatani, Karen O'Hearn, Pat O'Neill, Sheila Pinkel, Kenneth Schorr, and Scott Rankin.