Gregory Halpern was born in Buffalo, New York. He holds a BA from Harvard University and
an MFA from California College of the Arts. In 2014 he was the recipient of a Guggenheim
Fellowship. He currently teaches photography at the Rochester Institute of Technology. /


2014      East of the Sun, West of the Moon, Études Books
2014      The Photographer's Playbook, Aperture Foundation
2011      A, J&L Books
2009      Omaha Sketchbook (limited edition), J&L Books
2003      Harvard Works Because We Do, W.W. Norton / Quantuck Lane Press

Books (group)

2014     The Photobook: A History, Volume III, Edited by Martin Parr & Gerry Badger, Phaidon Press
2014     Songs From the Heart, BredaPhoto International Photo Festival Catalogue
2013     Ineffably Urban: Imaging Buffalo, Edited by Miriam Paeslack, Ashgate Books
2013     Notes from the Foundry, Spaces Corners Books
2013     Photobook Award 2012, Kasseler Fotoforum / Schaden
2013     White Boys, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College (catalog)
2012     A Survey of Documentary Styles in Early 21st Century Photobooks (Exhibition Catalogue)
2012     Photographs Not Taken: A Collection of Photographers' Essays, Daylight Books
2012     Light & Lens: Photography in the Digital Age, Edited by Robert Hirsch, Focal Press
2012     Problematica Physica (Zine), Ohja Books, Essen, Germany
2011     No Destiny, Transitions: Rochester, Visual Studies Workshop & Fotodok
2010     Smoke Bath, Seems Books
2010     SF Jazz, TBW Books, Edited by Paul Schiek
2010     "A Postmodern World," Tell Mum Everything is OK, Editions FP&CF
2009     The Collector's Guide to Emerging Art Photography, Humble Arts Foundation
2008     Let Us Now Praise San Francisco, Marx & Zavattero Gallery
2007     City on the Edge: Buffalo, New York, by Mark Goldman, Prometheus Books
2007     Artists of Invention: A Century of California College of the Arts
2004     Picturing Texts: Composition in a Visual Age, Lester Faigley, W.W. Norton & Co.
2003     25 Under 25, Powerhouse Books & The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University
2003     Hope Dies Last, Interview by Studs Terkel, The New Press

Selected Press

2015     American Suburb X, “Watching Time Pass on Earth in East of the Sun, West of the Moon,” by Owen Campbell
2014     HOTSHOE, "Purple Mountain Majesties," Winter Issue
2014     The Great Leap Sideways, “Entropy as an Orbital Cycle: East of the Sun, West of the Moon,” by Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa
2014     British Journal of Photography, “Play and Learn,” June Issue
2013     IMA Magazine, "Upcoming Photographers Around the World," Summer, Vol. 4
2012    The New Yorker, "Gregory Halpern," by Vince Aletti
2012    Aperture PhotoBook Review 002
2012    ArtReview, Gregory Halpern: "A," by Siona Wilson, Issue 57 (March)
2012    The Great Leap Sideways, "Hope in the Dark," by Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa
2012     Claxton Projects
2012     Ahorn Magazine, Issue 8
2012    The Atlantic Cities, "Faces of the Rust Belt," by Bonnie Tsui
2011    Photo-Eye Magazine, "A," by Adam Bell
2011    Photo District News, "Gregory Halpern Explores the Rustbelt," by Conor Risch
2011    Philadelphia Weekly, "Photo Arts Center Tackles Urban Living With 'The Greater Area'"
2011     City Newspaper, "Transitions Rochester"
2010    Afterimage, "Omaha Sketchbook," by Ron Jude
2004     The New York Times Book Review, "Harvard's Working Poor," by Margo Jefferson


2014     Introduction to Todd Hido on Landscapes, Interiors, and The Nude: The Photography Workshop Series (Aperture)
2013     American Suburb X: On Documentary Ethics
2012     VICE Magazine, Interview
2012     Photographs Not Taken: A Collection of Photographers' Essays, Daylight Books