All posts by Carson Sanders

What We’ve Found: Death

We are back with another What We’ve Found call for entry! This month’s theme is: Death This month’s theme is inspired by a new photo book project from our good…

Jeffrey Robins

Jeffrey Robins is a storyteller. He creates narratives which explore the emotional, cultural, and spiritual undertones of contemporary life. Using sequences of images layered with meaning and text he explores…

James O’Connell

James O’Connell was born in Los Angeles but has spent much of his formative years wandering the American Southwest. He studied photography and poetry at Emerson College before dropping out.…

Martin Venezky

Martin Venezky is an artist based in San Francisco, California. Throughout his career as a graphic designer, Venezky has maintained a deep interest in photographic process and abstraction. For the…

Nicholas Widener

Nicholas Widener is a photographer from Sharpsburg, Ga. He graduated with his MFA in photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta in 2019. His work has…

Leo Quirk

Leo Quirk is a trans and genderqueer photographer who focuses on the intersection of gender diversity throughout history, its erasure, and contemporary reclamation. They recently received an Innovations in Imagemaking…

Ana Zibelnik

Ana Zibelnik (b. 1995) is a photographer currently living and working in Leiden, Netherlands. After graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana, she decided to further…

Leslie Hickey

Leslie Hickey (b. 1983) lives and works in Portland, Oregon. She earned BA degrees in Studio Art and English from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington. Recent solo exhibitions include…

Audra Osborne

Audra Osborne is a photographer and crafter living in Portland, Oregon. She graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2011 with a BFA in photography and has…

Zora J Murff & Rana Young

Rana Young and Zora J Murff are artists and educators based in Fayetteville, AR; both earned their MFA in Studio Art at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Their collaborative work has…

Virginia Hanusik

Virginia Hanusik is a photographer and architectural researcher whose work focuses on the connections between culture and the built environment. Her projects explore the effects of climate change through physical…

Amanda Greene

Amanda Greene grew up in Atlanta, GA and traveled to California to attend Art Center College of Design where she earned a BFA in photography. She lived in Los Angeles…

Alexa Cushing

Alexa Cushing is a photographer based out of Boston, MA. She has recently graduated from Massachusetts College of Art and Design, earning a BFA in Photography. Alexa travels by car…

Dino Kužnik

My name is Dino Kuznik. A Slovenian photographer and graphic designer, based in Brooklyn, New York. I was born in Mali Losinj, Croatia on a family holiday (was early to…

Jonathan Michael Castillo

Jonathan Castillo is a photographer and visual artist based in Chicago working in the Midwest, Westcoast and in South China. His work focuses on people, place, cultural behavior & societal…

Michael Mahne Lamb

Michael Mahne Lamb is a New Zealand born artist currently based in Wellington. He holds a Bachelor of Design (Honours) from Massey University. His recent photographic work is informed by,…

Nathanial Schmidt

Nathanial Schmidt is a self-taught fine art film photographer from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. While training to become a custom bicycle maker, Nathanial fell in love with photography and has been pursuing…

Nate Larson

Nate Larson is a contemporary artist and a professor at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore. His projects have been widely exhibited across the US and internationally,…

Beat Billson

Beat Billson (b. 1988) is a Medical Physicist from Staffordshire in the UK. He currently lives and works in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is a self-taught photographer who focuses his…

Anthony L. Barron

Anthony Barron is an artist who is trying to navigate the stagnant and homogenous world around him. In this digital age with its ocean of images and throwaway and recycled…

Catherine J. Davis

Catherine J. Davis is a fine arts photographer focusing on place and identity. Her projects are predicated on the idea that the landscape is neither natural nor neutral. Rather, these…

Found Polaroid #15

The air was hot, and the idea of moving was simply frightening. There was nothing he could do to stop sweating. He pictured himself standing up, walking to the kitchen,…

Found Polaroid #113

No matter how many times he was told to take the hat off, Bill remained resistant. “It was my father’s,” he would explain to nobody in particular, “he always wore…

Found Polaroid #49

And hey she was that heartbreaking earth-shaking blonde n’ buxom cherry pie bombshell, remember?  She crosses her ankles all lady-like while whoops and catcalls ring out in her mind, like…

Found Polaroid #55

A boy. Not a man. My brother, so hopeful and eager to be older. We just came back from a road trip. Not a road trip actually. A journey to…

Found Polaroid #5

I can remember the day this photo was taken. I was only eleven when grandma Lucille had her seventieth birthday party at the ocean house. Something had caught grandpa’s eye,…

Nolan Warner-Sullivan

Nolan found Aint–Bad last year and has mailed us a couple of zines and printed publications that he has made during his time in school. Sometimes we hate to get…

Rachael Banks

Rachael Banks (b. Louisville, KY) is an Assistant Professor of Photography at Northern Kentucky University and is based in Covington, KY. She received an MFA in photography from Texas Woman’s…

Brian Orozco

Brian Orozco (b. 1995, Portland, Oregon) is a Mexican American photographer and educator who lives and works between Brooklyn, NY and Portland, OR. He holds B.A. in American Studies from…

Emmaline Zanelli

Emmaline Zanelli (b. 1994) is an emerging artist based in Adelaide and Melbourne, Australia. Her work combines various media mixed with photography, including temporary sculpture, installation, performance for camera and…

James Jackman

James Jackman (b. 1988) is a photographer and gardener based in south-Florida. He holds a BFA in photography from Savannah College of Art and Design. James’ photographic work underpins his…

John Hathaway

John Lusk Hathaway was born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1976. He received his MFA from East Tennessee State University in May 2012. Hathaway was nominated for the 2014 Baum Award…

Sean Davidson

Sean Davidson, an industrial designer in New York City, became interested in photography at an early age. He uses his camera to explore his interests in skateboarding, architecture, design, and…

Alexis Pike

Alexis Pike is a sixth generation Idahoan calling on the geography of her genes for inspiration with projects focusing on the American West. Pike received her BFA from Boise State…

Evan Allan

Evan Allan is a photographer living and working in Brooklyn, New York. He was born in Royal Oak, MI but spent most of his childhood in the mountains of Western…

Will Douglas

Will Douglas studied at VCUarts where he received a BFA in Photography and Film. In 2011 he was a recipient of a VMFA undergraduate fellowship. In 2015 he was included…

Andrew Skoda

Andrew Paul Skoda (b. 1993, Illinois) was raised and attended high school on the far edge of the Southside of Chicago. He grew fond of making photographs when his father…

Samuel Napper

Having spent almost a decade in the advertising industry as an agency and Visual Effects Producer, London-based photographer; Samuel Napper escaped the ad world to pursue his own creative calling.…

Briana Leigh Noonan

Briana Noonan is located in Phoenix, AZ and graduated with a BFA in Photography from ASU in May 2013. Her work is primarily based within her relationship ties and her…

Yi Xie

Yi Xie is from Guangzhou, China. In 2017, he graduated from International Center of Photography. Recently, he received his BA in photography from Bard College. He will be returning to…

What We’ve Found: The Portrait

Wow! I mean, WOW! Over the last thirty days, we asked you to send in your best portraits. Seems easy enough right? Everyone takes portraits. Everyone appreciates portraits. But what…

Stephen Milner

Stephen Milner is an artist working in photography, sculpture, video, and installation. He is currently a Graduate Teaching Fellow at the University of Oregon and will be receiving his MFA…