Category: Staff Picks

Drew Sangria

Drew Sangria (b.1982) is an American artist originating from the west coast. He studied visual arts and music at California State University, Sacramento, and is currently interested in exploring the…

In Conversation: Evan Allan on “The Tiger Beetle”

Evan Allan is a Brooklyn based photographer working primarily with the constructed American landscape. He grew up in the mountains of Western North Carolina and received his BA from UNC…

Michael Weatherill & Matteo Dal Vera

Matteo Dal Vera (b. 1998) is a photographer based in Sydney, Australia. Michael Weatherill (b. 1994) is a photographer currently based in Vancouver, Canada. Matteo Dal Vera and Michael Weatherill’s…

In Conversation: Kyler Zeleny

Today we are excited to share an in-depth look at Kyler Zeleny’s latest project, The Crown Ditch & The Prairie Castle. This new book is now available for pre-order via…

Berber Theunissen

Berber Theunissen (b. 1989) graduated cum laude from Fotoacademie, Amsterdam, in 2013. Working exclusively in medium format, Berber’s work revolves around issues of femininity and early motherhood. Whether that has…

Tommy Keith

Tommy Keith is a Canadian photographer currently living in Chicago, IL. He’s an MFA Candidate in Photography at Columbia College Chicago, where he is the recipient of a Graduate Award…

In Conversation: Kata Geibl

Kata Geibl (1989, Budapest) is a photographer living and working in The Hague. Her work is mainly focused on global issues, capitalism, collective memory and the ambiguities of the photographic…

Niamh Crowley

Niamh Crowley is a Fine Art Photographer from Ireland. She has an MFA Photography from Belfast School of Art. She creates work around the subject of mental illness and poor…

Shawn Records

Shawn Records is one of the winners of our 2019 Book Prize Award contest. This contest awarded a handful of artists the opportunity to publish a limited edition monograph with…

Chanel Irvine

As a documentary photographer, Chanel’s practice seeks to portray the power of human initiative, connection and contribution. Inspired by the importance of solution-based journalism, she embraces visual communication that empowers…

Amie LeeKing

Amie LeeKing is a queer photographer who lives and works in Portland, Oregon. Their work explores queer identities, vulnerability, and connection. Amie has great interest in other people’s stories: how…

David Ewald

David Ewald is an Oregon-based photographer, designer, and professor. He found his love of photography through family as a 4th generation photographer. He has always found beauty in the mundane,…

Kenta Nakamura

Kenta Nakamura is a portrait, documentary, contemporary photographer based in Fukuoka and Tokyo, Japan. Born in 1981. He works professionally for a photo studio, LOBJET. He approaches photography as a…

Ben Gore

Ben Gore is a Brighton-based multidisciplinary artist and founder of independent publisher Blue Monday Press. He likes to make things by the seaside. He has written, created, and illustrated a…

Kristan Klimczak

Kristan Klimczak (b.1980) is a self-taught photographer born from Toronto, Ontario. In addition to her photographic works, she has a background in theatre design and works primarily as a support…

In Conversation: Elena Helfrecht

Elena Helfrecht was born in Bavaria, Germany and is now based in London. In 2014 she graduated in Art History and Book Science at Friedrich-Alexander-University in Erlangen and completed her…

The Rust Belt Biennial

There are certain terms we know but can’t put the finger on when we’ve heard them first. We usually have some associations with these kind of terms but can’t really…

What We’ve Found: Spirituality in Suburbia

August’s What We’ve Found theme was Spirituality in Suburbia, and I am blown away by the submissions received this time around. The work submitted offered the perfect range of interpretations…

What We’ve Found: Spirituality in Suburbia

We are back with another What We’ve Found call for entry! This month’s theme is: Spirituality in Suburbia The presence of spirituality in suburban and rural areas is a constant…

In Conversation with Joe Pettet-Smith

Joe Pettet-Smith is a photographer and artist based in Brighton, UK. His personal work is heavily research driven and takes the form of long term self-initiated projects. Joe’s photographs have…

Georgia Graham

Georgia Graham is an artist from Victoria, Canada, currently based in Montreal where she is completing her BFA in photography at Concordia University. Her practice includes photography, video, performance and…

In Conversation: Petya P Shalamanova

Petya Shalamanova was born and raised in Bulgaria. She grew up roaming the streets of her old world post-communist town Plovdiv, where she made friends with strangers, tamed numerous stray…

In Conversation with Kial Menadue

Kial Menadue is not quite 30. Born in Melbourne, Australia he abandoned a career in Architecture and found himself living in a small town in country Victoria. Working a melange…

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…

Anastasia Samoylova

Anastasia Samoylova (born 1984, Moscow; lives in Miami) moves between observational photography, studio practice and installation. She will present a solo exhibition of her ongoing project FloodZone at USF Contemporary…

In Conversation: Carl Martin

Carl Martin is an artist and designer based in Athens, Georgia. Trained at the School of Visual Arts in New York, he won a Guggenheim Fellowship for photography and has…

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…

Meredith Heuer

Meredith Heuer was born and raised in Detroit, MI. She was drawn very early to photography, spending much of her childhood pouring over her parents’ encyclopedias and picture books. While…

In Conversation With Diego Romo

Diego Romo (b. 1993, Jalisco, Mexico) is a visual artist based in North Texas. His work challenges traditional image making and focuses on the construction of past and present through…

Jake Reinhart: Where The Land Gives Way

Jake Reinhart is a photographer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He earned a B.A. in Sociology and a Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh. Jake serves on the board of directors…

STRATOS KALAFATIS

Stratos Kalafatis is a photographer. He was born in Kavala in 1966. He lives in Thessaloniki, where he and Lia Nalbantidou have created studiotessera, a photography platform. The following works…

Lance Brewer

Brewer received his BFA from California College of the Arts in 2009 and an MFA from Yale School of Art in 2017. In 2011, he was an Artist-in-Residence at Skowhegan…

What We’ve Found – Year of the Pig

Welcome to the New Year! And what a year we can hope it will be. With all great annual traditions, we prepare for change, feed in times of wealth and reflect together in…

Casey Roger Curtis Bennett

Casey Bennett (b. 1980, Grand Forks, British Columbia) is an urban landscape / contemporary fine art photographer currently based in south-central British Columbia, Canada. His clean photography of urban and…

Jaclyn Kolev Brown

Jaclyn was born in 1990 in Petersburg, Virginia. She earned an MFA in Photography from the University of Hartford’s International Low-Residency Program and her BFA in Photography & Film from…

Panos Charalampidis and Mary Chairetaki

Panos Charalampidis and Mary Chairetaki are a Greek photographic duo. They are intrigued by the potential of the photographic art to act as a research tool that integrates the inherent…

Interview: Zac Travis

Zac Travis’s recent works involve the combination of video installation, photography, algorithms, and other forms of digital content and media. Travis uses a copy-and-paste-like process that engages with the appropriation…

Thomas Locke Hobbs

Thomas Locke Hobbs studied at the Talleres de Estética Fotográfica led by Eduardo Gil in Buenos Aires between 2009 and 2011. In 2015 he received an MFA from Arizona State…

Tony Docekal

Dutch/Czech photographer Tony Dočekal (Amsterdam, 1992) studied analog photography at AKI ArtEZ University of the Arts. Her work explores the overlap between reality and storytelling, by pointing out that a…

Interview: Levi Mandel

Levi Mandel was born in Seattle in ’85, grew up in Tacoma/Seattle, and moved to New York in ’08 where he attended The Cooper Union. Not only has Levi worked…

Garrett Grove

Garrett Grove (b. 1982, USA) gained an MFA in Photography from the University of Hartford (2017) after following a BA from Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA (2005). He lives and…

Owen Conway

Owen Conway (b. 1988, Dobbs Ferry, NY, United States) is an artist interested in making work about how people deal with loss and longing in their every day lives, specifically…