Bryan Schutmaat

Bryan Schutmaat is a fine art photographer whose work has been exhibited and published widely in the United States and overseas. He holds a BA in history from the University of Houston and an MFA in photography from Hartford Art School. Bryan’s photos can be found in the Museum of Fine Arts Houston as well as in many private collections. He currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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Grays the Mountain Sends combines portraits, landscapes, and still lifes in a series of photographs ​that explore the lives of working people residing in small mountain towns and mining communities in the American ​West. ​Equipped with a large format view ​camera, and inspired by the poetry of Richard Hugo, I’ve aimed ​to hint at narratives ​and relay the experiences of strangers ​met in settings that spur my own emotions. Ultimately, this body of work ​is a ​meditation on small town life, the landscape, and more importantly, the inner landscapes of common men.

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For more information and work please visit his website.



Issue No.13 – Call For Entry!


Amy Elkins
Photographer / Co-founder and Co-Curator of Women in Photography
Women in Photography
Los Angeles, California


Aint–Bad No. 13 Call For Entry is officially open! We are teaming up with a new group of guest curators and editors from all over to collaborate on a publication that seeks the best contemporary photography being made today! Learn more about each of these talented curators and submit today!

Amy Elkins is a photographer and the co-founder/co-curator of the website Women In Photography. Her work has been exhibited and published nationally and internationally including The High Museum in Atlanta, GA; Kunsthalle Wien in Vienna, Austria; and The North Carolina Museum of Art among others.

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