Category: Staff Picks

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…

In Conversation: Shane Rocheleau on his book ‘You Are Masters Of The Fish And Birds And All The Animals’.

Shane Rocheleau was born in Falmouth, Massachusetts in 1977.  He received a BA (1999) in Psychology and English from St. Michael’s College in Vermont, a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (2005) in Fine…

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…

Caleb Stein

Caleb Stein (b. 1994, London) graduated from Vassar College with a degree in art history in 2017. From 2015-2018 he worked as a studio assistant for Magnum photographer Bruce Gilden.…

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…

Hye-Ryoung Min

Hye-Ryoung Min is a South Korean photographer living and working in NYC. She received her MPS in Digital Photography from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Her…

Julianne Clark

Julianne Clark is a Tulsa-based teaching artist currently pursuing a Master of Fine Arts degree in Photography at the University of Tulsa. In 2008, she achieved a Cum Laude Bachelor…

Lexi Sun

Lexi Sun is a Chinese born photographer based in Berlin. She studied photography and philosophy in London at Central Saint Martins and has exhibited at the Tate Exchange, Tate Liverpool, Lethaby Gallery, Folkestone…

What We’ve Found: Text and Image

This month’s What We’ve Found investigates the relationship between text and image, asking viewers to reconsider the narrative function of language, and the ways in which we are accustomed to interpret photography…

Andrew Curtis Waits

Over the past decade, my academic and artistic ambitions have been shaped by the desire to connect disparate individuals and communities through idea-sharing and communication. As an undergraduate, my thesis…

Abigail Varney

Abigail Varney ( b. 1986) is a documentary photographer based in Melbourne, Australia. Her work predominately evolves from her connection to mood, colour and scape. After graduating from Photography Studies…

In Conversation: Bryan Schutmaat

Bryan Schutmaat is a Texas-based photographer whose work has been widely exhibited and published in the United States and abroad. He has won numerous awards, including the Aperture Portfolio Prize…

Simon Roberts

Simon Roberts (b.1974) is based in Brighton, UK. He has exhibited widely with solo shows at the National Media Museum in Bradford (UK), the Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Roma (Italy),…

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…

Gili Benita

Gili Benita is an Israeli documentary photographer based in Jerusalem. He was born in Jerusalem in 1997 and raised in Tsur Hadassah, a small town near Jerusalem. He studied film…