It is an honor to be included in TOPIC’s Federal Project #2, where fifty American artists look back at the projects created during the New Deal, and make work that reflects the United States now. My photos of the Gamblin artist paint company in Portland, Oregon, were inspired by Alfred T. Palmer’s beautiful, dramatic portraits of men and women in factories during WWII. Read more about it HERE.
For millions of Latin Americans, the Colombina factory in La Paila is the place where sweet moments are made. An amazing shoot for the New York Times Magazine for their annual food issue. Thank you Kathy Ryan and Christine Walsh…it doesn’t get any better than this!
In March I photographed the Annin flag factories in Virginia for PORT Magazine. They were some of the most colorful and exciting places I've ever seen. Thanks to the editors Matt Willey and Dan Crowe for featuring my work. I am honored to be in such great company.
A feature about my personal project on the General Pencil Company in Jersey City, NJ. Once again I am indebted to Kathy Ryan and the NYT Magazine team. Also many thanks to Sam Anderson for a wonderfully poetic essay.
In October I photographed the Tesla car factory in Fremont, California. I've never seen anything like it; almost incomprehensible in scale and beauty. Another wonderful assignment from the NYT Magazine.
In Northern Minnesota, Two Economies Square Off: Mining vs. Wilderness. Proposed mines near the Boundary Waters have become the latest front in the fight over who gets to profit from America’s natural resources.
It was a tremendous honor and fun to present my work at Cooper Union, to an audience that has supported my work over the years. Thank you Gregory Wessner and the rest of the Open House New York staff for making this possible.
Exploring the Lost Grandeur of New York City's Verizon Building - Photo Booth, The New Yorker. I am grateful to my friend Raffi Katchadourian for writing this piece and his assistance in facilitating access. We had a great time.
Thank you all for a wonderful evening!
I am thrilled to announce that ASYLUM will be on display in New York City at the Benrubi Gallery from Feb. 11 to March 26 and Deborah Berke Partners from Jan. 21 to March 11. Each gallery will showcase different prints from the series, and there will be several never-before-seen prints at Benrubi, along with archival objects and photographs in the Benrubi Project Space.