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Will Steacy (born 1980) is an American writer and photographer based in New York City. Before becoming a professional photographer, Steacy worked as a union laborer. He received his BFA from the Tisch School of the Arts, at New York University in 2003.

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Photographs

Steacy's best known project, Down these Mean Streets, is a socially conscious series of photographs depicting life in rough urban areas. His work has been compared to that of Barney Kulock and Paul Graham.

Publication

  • Photographs Not Taken: A Collection of Photographers' Essays. Chapel Hill, NC: Daylight, 2012. Second revised edition. ISBN 978-0-983231-61-5. With an introduction by Lyle Rexer.
  • Solo Exhibitions (selected)

    2011

  • 48 Hours, Michael Mazzeo Gallery, New York, USA
  • The Monstropolous Beast, Christophe Guye Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Down These Mean Streets, Michael Mazzeo Gallery, New York, USA
  • 2009

  • Down These Mean Streets, Gulf and Western Gallery, New York University, USA
  • 2007

  • Peer Gallery, New York, USA
  • Archinofsky Gallery, Las Vegas, USA
  • The Woods Gallery, Sun Valley, USA
  • 2006

  • Bau Gallery, Beacon, USA
  • Group Exhibitions (selected)

    2011

  • Metropolis - city life in the urban age, Noorderlicht Photofestival 2011, Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Ring Cube Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
  • Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, USA
  • Michael Mazzeo Gallery, New York, USA
  • Museum of the City of New York, New York, USA
  • Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, USA
  • Ogden Museum Of Southern Art, New Orleans, USA
  • 2010

  • PhotoNOLA - Festival of Photography in New Orleans
  • HomeSpace Gallery, New Orleans, USA
  • Inaugural Exhibition, Christophe Guye Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, USA
  • Hous Projects, New York, USA
  • The Illumination Fund, New York, USA
  • Whatever was Splendid: New American Photographs, FotoFest Biennial, Houston, USA
  • Photo Center NW, Seattle, USA
  • Ogden Museum Of Southern Art, New Orleans, USA
  • 2009

  • F/Stop International Photography Festival, Leipzig, Germany
  • New York Photo Festival, Brooklyn, USA
  • Griffin Museum of Photography, Boston, USA
  • Michael Mazzeo Gallery, New York, USA
  • Alexey Brodovitch Gallery, New York, USA
  • Galerie Art Mur, Montreal, Canada
  • 2008

  • Kathleen Cullen Fine Art, New York, USA
  • Lennox Contemporary, Toronto, Canada
  • Leica Gallery, New York, USA
  • Michael Mazzeo Gallery, New York, USA
  • Gulf and Western Gallery, New York University, USA
  • Rooke Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 2007

  • Peer Gallery, New York, USA
  • African American Museum of Art, Philadelphia, USA
  • Odessa College, Odessa, Ukraine
  • Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland
  • Contemporary Arts Center, Abilene, USA
  • 2006

  • Gulf and Western Gallery, New York University, USA
  • The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, USA
  • Chashama Gallery, New York, USA
  • Dougherty Arts Center, Austin, USA
  • Gail Gibson Gallery, Seattle, USA
  • Houston Center for Photography, USA
  • Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York, USA
  • The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, USA
  • Hinterconti Gallerie, Hamburg, Germany
  • New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, USA
  • 2005

  • Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, USA
  • Awards

  • Texas Photographic Society: The National Competition, Finalist, 2006
  • 25 Under 25: Up-And-Coming American Photographers, Centre for Documentary Studies, 2006
  • American Photography 23, Winner, 2007 Warsaw Festival of Artistic Photography, Honourable Mention, 2007
  • International Photography Awards, Honourable Mention, 2008
  • New York Photo Festival Photo Awards, Personal Work/Fine Art Series Nominee, 2008
  • The Magenta Foundation’s Emerging Photographers Competition, Winner, 2008
  • Photolucida’s Critical Mass, Top 50, 2008 The Tierney Fellowship, 2008
  • Hearst 8x10 Photography Biennial, Honourable Mention, 2009
  • Photolucida’s Critical Mass, Top 50, 2009
  • Magnum Expression Award, Finalist, 2009
  • The Aperture Foundation-Illumination Fund Green Cart Photography Commission, 2009–2011
  • Special Jurors’ Mention, PhotoBook of the Year, Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards, 2015, for Deadline.
  • References

    Will Steacy Wikipedia


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