Summer 2021 Online
3D View of Fellowship 21 and Infinite Essence!
If you aren't able to visit the gallery in person, you can still connect with our exhibitions through a 3D Matterport rendering, which includes views of all the artwork on view, as well as descriptions of the exhibition wall text.
Sasha Phyars-Burgess was born in Brooklyn, New York to Trinidadian parents and raised in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. She holds a BA in Photography from Bard College. She is interested in using photography education as community empowerment, the African diaspora, particularly in the Caribbean and Latin America.
J Houston is an artist & photographer working in Pittsburgh, PA and NYC. Their work has been recently featured in W Magazine, Aint-Bad, Klemm Gallery at Siena Heights University, MI, CONTACT Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, and Houston Center for Photography. They hold a BA from Carnegie Mellon University.
Aleem Hurst is a photographer living and working in Pittsburgh, PA. They received a BFA from Point Park University, and have had their work included in spaces such as Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Bunker Projects and the CVA Clement Gallery at the University of Toledo
Kata Geibl (1989, Budapest) is a photographer living and working in The Hague. Her work is mainly focused on global issues, capitalism, the Anthropocene, and the ambiguities of the photographic medium. Her previous work entitled Sisyphus received international attention, was exhibited at UNSEEN Amsterdam which was followed by her first solo show in Budapest. She received the emerging talent Paris Photo Carte Blanche Award for the series and in the same year she was nominated for Palm Photo Prize. In 2019, she received the József Pécsi Photography Scholarship and was a talent for Futures Platform nominated by Capa Center Budapest. In 2020 she is a Grand Prix Finalist at Fotofestiwal Lodz, won the PHmuseum Vogue Italia Prize and is shortlisted for Palm Photo Prize.
Odette England is an Assistant Professor and Artist-in-Residence at Amherst College in Massachusetts. She is also a resident artist of the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Studio Program in New York.
Her work has shown venues including the George Eastman Museum, Museum of Contemporary Photography Chicago, New Mexico Museum of Art, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, RISD Museum, Center for Photography at Woodstock, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, among others
England was recently named a 2021 Light Work Artist in Residence.
Vikesh Kapoor is an artist and musician whose work examines race, class and identity as a first-generation American. Kapoor received The Hopper Prize in 2020, and PhotoNola Review Grand Prize in 2019. His photographs have been featured in The Guardian, Libération, The Boston Globe, among others. He will be an Artist in Residence at Latitude in Chicago in 2021.
Marcus Maddox (b. 1994) is a photographer working and living in Philadelphia, PA. His work is characterized by a natural tone, guided by intuition and empathy. Drawn towards the personal, Maddox sets out to capture the human condition in a meaningful and cinematic way. His prints have been exhibited in the United States and internationally, and his work has appeared in The New Yorker, NPR, American Chordata, Wire Magazine, She Shreds Magazine, The FADER, New York Magazine, The Independent Photographer, Washington Post, and The New York Times.
Figures of Color is an ongoing series that deviates from his traditional photographic approach. This collection is underscored by his appreciation of fine-art painting, and uses figuration to highlight the importance of Blackness. Maddox has been working on this project for the past four years
Mikael Owunna is a queer Nigerian-Swedish American multi-media artist and engineer based in Pittsburgh, PA. Their work explores intersections of visual media with engineering, optics Blackness and African cosmologies. His first monograph Limitless Africans was released in 2019 and awarded as a finalist for the FotoEvidence Book Award.