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Amy Stein October 13, 2008

Posted by Geoffrey Hiller in United States.
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Amy Stein is a photographer and teacher based in New York City. She has exhibited nationally and internationally at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, SMoCA and the West Collection. In 2006, Amy won the Saatchi Gallery/Guardian Prize for her Domesticated series. In 2007, she was named one of the top fifteen emerging photographers in the world by American Photo magazine and she won the Critical Mass Book Award. A monograph of her series Domesticated will be published in fall 2008. Amy was raised in Washington, DC, and Karachi, Pakistan. She holds a BS from James Madison University and a MS University of Edinburgh in Scotland. In 2006, Amy received her MFA in photography from the SVA. Amy teaches photography at Parsons and the School of Visual Arts in New York City.

About the Photograph:

“Michele is a nurse, hunter and avid gun user who lives on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. This image depicts Michele returning home from work before changing to go hunting. Her guns were in the car, so she brought it inside with her. The image comes from the Women and Guns series which explores women’s interest and use of firearms for professional and recreational purposes.”

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