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Name  Gregory Halpern

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Education  California College of the Arts (2004), Harvard University (1999)
Awards  Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada

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Gregory Halpern (born 1977) is an American photographer and teacher. He currently teaches at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

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Halpern has published five books of his own work. Omaha Sketchbook (2009) is an artist's book portrait of the titular city; Harvard Works Because We Do (2003) is a book of photographs and text, presenting a portrait of Harvard University through the eyes of the school's service employees; A (2011) is a photographic ramble through the streets of the American Rust Belt; East of the Sun, West of the Moon is a collaboration with Halpern's wife, the photographer Ahndraya Parlato; and Zzyzx (2016) is a book of photographs from Los Angeles.

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Halpern is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Zzyzx won PhotoBook of the Year at the 2016 Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards.

Life and work

Halpern grew up in Buffalo, New York. He holds a BA in history and literature from Harvard University and an MFA from California College of the Arts. He has taught at California College of the Arts, Cornell University, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Harvard University and the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He currently teaches at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Publications by Halpern

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  • Harvard Works Because We Do. New York: Quantuck Lane/W.W. Norton, 2003. With an introduction by Studs Terkel
  • Omaha Sketchbook. J&L Books, 2009.
  • A. J&L Books, 2011.
  • Zzyzx. London: Mack, 2016.
  • Publications with others

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  • The Photographer’s Playbook: 307 Assignments and Ideas. New York: Aperture, 2014. ISBN 978-1-59711-247-5. Edited by Halpern and Jason Fulford.
  • East of the Sun, West of the Moon. Études Books N°8. Paris: Études, 2014. By Ahndraya Parlato and Halpern. ISBN 978-2-36962-003-7. With a text by Nicholas Muellner. Edition of 300 copies. In English and French.
  • Awards

  • 2014: Guggenheim Fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
  • 2016: Zzyzx won PhotoBook of the Year, Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards, Paris.
  • References

    Gregory Halpern Wikipedia