Bill Foley is a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, artist, and educator, who has been making
photographs since 1974. Working for the Associated Press and Time magazine, as well as a
number of non-profit agencies such as Save the Children and Children’s Aid Society, Bill has
lived and worked in 52 countries over the last 40 years. His work has been published in every
major newspaper and magazine around the world as well as displayed in galleries and museums
in Cairo, Beirut, Tel Aviv, New York City, Los Angeles, Indianapolis, and Sarajevo among others.
Growing up in Indianapolis, he attended Shortridge High School, where he is in the “Hall of
Fame”, along with Indianapolis luminaries Kurt Vonnegut and Senator Richard Lugar. After high
school, he went to Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana where he studied
photojournalism with Dr. Wilmer Counts and Dr. John Ahlhauser. He was awarded the IU School
of Journalism’s “Distinguished Alumni Award” in 2013.
Today he continues his work, teaching at Marian University and making photographs. He lives in
Indianapolis with his dog Sophie and Jack, his cat.