Monday, February 4, 2008

Amy Stein-Photography

Amy Stein is a photographer based in New York City. Her work explores our evolving isolation from community, culture, and the environment. She has been exhibited nationally and internationally has been featured in publications such as Photo District News, ARTnews, Vanity Fair Italia, Money Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine and The New York Times. In 2006, Amy was a winner of the Saatchi Gallery/Guardian Prize for her Domesticated series. In 2007, she was named one of the top fifteen emerging photographers in the world by American Photo magazine and she won the Critical Mass Book Award. A monograph of her series Domesticated will be published in fall 2008.

Amy was raised in Washington, DC, and Karachi, Pakistan. She holds a BSc in Political Science from James Madison University and a MSc in Political Science from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. In 2006, she received her MFA in photography from the School of Visual Arts in New York.