M.WALKER PHOTOGRAPHS | mwalkerphoto [.com]
Matthew Walker is a photographer based in Rochester, NY with an interdisciplinary practice rooted in the arts and humanities. Matt operates M.Walker Photographs, a photography studio and consultancy providing hybrid photography offerings within the fine arts, and services for a diverse and wide-ranging clientele. Maintaining an open and engaged studio, Matt welcomes fine art, editorial, and commercial commissions near and far. Consulting, research, and archival services are also welcomed and are available on-demand.
Informing these pursuits, Matt is on faculty leading courses in studio art (photography), history, methodology, and perspectives at a diverse set of institutions of higher learning. Matt has been working in higher education for over fifteen years including several years on the faculty of Visual Studies Workshop teaching in the MFA Visual Studies program and leading courses in photography at Ithaca College in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies.
Matt holds an MFA in Visual Studies from Visual Studies Workshop, an MA in History, and a BA in Communications Studies. Matt remains active in the arts through sustained creative and scholarly activity. Matt's photobooks, including Iroquoia (2007) and Recollection (2011), are published by Visual Studies Workshop Press. Central to these projects is exploring historical subject matter within a narrative documentary-style structure. Selections from these projects are represented in the Menschel Library at the George Eastman Museum, the Light Work Collection at Syracuse University, and in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University, among additional public and private collections nationwide.
MATT [at] MWALKERPHOTO [.COM] | (USA) 585-242-9877