About

Nathaniel Grann is a photographer and photo editor currently living in Los Angeles, CA.

Contact

astoldbynate {at} gmail {.} com

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Education
M.F.A. Photography, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT, Cum Laude, 2016.
B.F.A. Photojournalism, Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC, Summa Cum Laude, 2012.
Language of Photojournalism International Course, Danish School of Media and Journalism, Aarhus, Denmark, 2011.

Work Experience

Industry Art Works, Senior Photo Editor, 2019 - present.
Image Threads Collective, Co-Founder and Editor, 2017 - present.
Shutterstock, Editorial Photo Editor, 2017 - 2019.
Empty Stretch, Co-Founder and Editor, 2010 - 2018.
The Washington Post, Associate Photo Editor and Photo Technician, 2012 - 2014.
The Washington Post, Online Photo Editor Intern, 2011.
Indie Photobook Library, Exhibition Collaborator and Assistant, 2012.
Corcoran College of Art + Design, Digital Photography Lab Technician, 2010 - 2012.

Teaching Experience
Image Threads Collective, Photobook Foundation Workshop at Fototeca de Cuba, Instructor, Havana, Cuba, 2017.
The Winnebago Workshop, Little Brown Mushroom, Teaching Assistant to Alec Soth, St. Paul, MN, 2015.
Empty Stretch, Fridge Gallery Workshop, Instructor, Washington, DC, 2014.
Corcoran College of Art + Design, Teaching Assistant to Caroline Couig and Mary Calvert, Washington, DC 2012.

Awards
Stanley Fellman Award, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT, 2016.
Pictures of the Year International, Second place in Newspaper Editing Portfolio, The Washington Post, 2013.
Visual Concepts Foundation Award, Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC, 2008.

Monographs
Midwest Sentimental, Peperoni Books, Berlin, Germany, 2018.

Zines
One Week of Sunsetting, Self Published, Los Angeles, CA, 2019.
Sometime Blues + Witches Brew, Empty Stretch, Washington, DC, 2014.
A Mid-Western Tragedy, Empty Stretch, Washington, DC, 2012.
Aspects Of Patriotism, Empty Stretch, Washington, DC, 2011.
Mediations One: Where’s The ‘æ’ Key?, Empty Stretch, Washington, DC, 2011.

Group Exhibitions
Month of Photography Los Angeles: Photobook Exhibition, House of Lucie, Los Angeles, CA, 2019.
And Light Followed The Flight Of Sound Exhibition, Candela Gallery, Richmond, VA, 2018.
The Kitab: Almora Edition Exhibition, The Kitab Photobook Festival, Kasar Devi, India, 2018.
Le Boudoir 2.0: Screenings from Abroad, Rencontres d’Arles, Arles, France, 2018.
Arena: Hartford MFA Class of 2016, Galería L a la Universidad de La Habana, Havana, Cuba, 2017.
Arena: Hartford MFA Class of 2016, Baxter Street at The Camera Club of New York, New York, NY, 2017.
One Finger Off: Hartford MFA Class of 2016, Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT, 2016.
A Process 2.0: Der Grief Magazine Guest-room, Krakow Photomonth, Krakow, Poland, 2018.
Common Sense(s): A Photozine Exhibition, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY, 2016.
Dreams of Dogs: Hartford M.F.A. Class of 2016, Kominek Gallery, Berlin, Germany, 2015.
Zineworld, Doomed Gallery, London, UK, 2015.
INFOCUS: Juried Exhibition of Self Published Photobooks, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ, 2014.
One Place or Another, Aviary Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA, 2014.
Across The Gutter, HumanNYC, New York, NY, 2014.
Indie Photobook Library at the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2014.
The Collaborative Photobook, Society of Photographic Education National Conference, Baltimore, MD, 2014.
Indie Photobook Library presents A Bookshelf By Empty Stretch, FotoNOMA, Washington, DC, 2013.
Personal Effects, Furthermore Gallery, Washington, DC, 2013.
Show + Tell, Furthermore Gallery, Washington, DC, 2013.
Indie Photobook Library at the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2013.
A Fair, Art + Design Gallery, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 2013.
Aint-Bad Magazine presents A Small Publication Showcase, Blanc Gallery, Cambridge, MA, 2012.
Indie Photobook Library at PhotoNOLA, PhotoNOLA, New Orleans, LA, 2012.
Disposable?, The Louisiana, London, UK, 2012.
NEXT at the Corcoran: BFA Class of 2012, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2012.
pik One, Kolle - Bolle Gallery, Lyon, France, 2012.
DIY Photographers + Books, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, 2012.
Indie Photobook Library at Atlanta Celebrates Photography, Atlanta, GA, 2011.
Corcoran College of Art + Design Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, Gallery 31, Washington, DC, 2010.
Corcoran College of Art + Design Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, Gallery 31, Washington, DC, 2009.

Group Publications
And Light Followed The Flight Of Sound, One Day Projects, 2018.
Received: A Boxset Of Books, Oranbeg Press, New York, NY, 2015.
Interleaves, Oranbeg Press, New York, NY, 2015.
Petty Thieves Five, Empty Stretch, Washington, DC, 2014.
Petty Thieves Four: Coast to Coast, Empty Stretch, Washington, DC, 2014.
Papersafe Issue 1: Sage, CatLABS, Roslindale, MA, 2014.
Petty Thieves Three, Empty Stretch, Washington, DC, 2013.
pIK Magazine Issue 1, Lyon, France, 2012.
TWENTY/12, Empty Stretch, Washington, DC, 2012.
Petty Thieves, Empty Stretch, Washington, DC, 2011.
Empty Stretch #1: Home, Empty Stretch, Washington, DC, 2010.

Curatorial Projects
Retrograde, Image Threads Collective, New York, NY, 2019.
Oranbeg Net 04 - I Fear For My Safety, Furthermore Gallery, Washington, DC, 2014.
Petty Thieves Four: Coast To Coast, Artisphere, Arlington, VA, 2014.
Petty Thieves Three, Petworth Citizen + Reading Room, Washington, DC, 2013.
Indie Photobook Library at Flash Forward Festival, Fairmont Battery Wharf, Boston, MA, 2012.
Mediations Zine Series, Empty Stretch, Washington, DC, 2011.

Collections
Fototeca de Cuba, Havana, Cuba.
Archive of Documentary Arts, Duke University, Durham, NC.
The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT.
William H. Mortensen Library, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT.

Lectures and Artist Visits
Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC.
Conestoga Valley High School, Lancaster, PA.
George Washington University, Washington, DC.
Ostkreuzschule für Fotografie, Berlin, Germany.
Venice Arts, Los Angeles, CA.

Features, Interviews, Press, etc.

  • Clausing, Gerhard. “Nathaniel Grann – Midwest Sentimental.” PhotoBook Journal, Online, October 19, 2018.

  • Iqbal, Nosheen. “The Next Generation: Five Leading Photographers Pick The Hottest New Talent.” The Observer, In print and online, October 14, 2018.

  • Wilcox, Virginia. “Nathaniel Grann: Midwest Sentimental.” Lenscratch, Online, September 17, 2018.

  • Wilson, Will. “Up For Review - 'Midwest Sentimental' by Nathaniel Grann.” Aint - Bad, Online, July 25, 2018.

  • “Nathaniel Grann Makes Us Reflect On The Meaning Of Family Life.” C41 Magazine, Online, July 20, 2018.

  • “Nathaniel Grann Explores the Idea of Family Through Images of His Own One.” FotoRoom, Online, July 11, 2018.

  • Dickerman, Kenneth. “A Photographer Tries to Answer 'What Makes a Family Click? What Holds a Family Together?'.” The Washington Post, Online, May 23, 2018.

  • Crombie, Jason. “Print Ain't Dead: Empty Stretch Publishing.” Monster Children, Online, September 24, 2015.

  • “Interview with Nathaniel Grann.” One Giant Arm, Online, February 16, 2012.