Zachary P. Stephens is a photographer, educator, and scholar based in southern New Hampshire.
A professional photojournalist for two decades, he has been a staff photographer at newspapers such as the Bennington Banner, Greenfield Recorder, and Rutland Herald, and served as the Photo Editor of the Brattleboro Reformer from 2007 to 2013. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, USA Today, The Burlington Free Press, Vermont Life Magazine, Seven Days, and many more.
He has exhibited photographs nationally and internationally with the Royal Photographic Society in Bristol, UK, Photographic Exploration Project in Berlin, Germany, Gabba Gallery in Los Angeles, CA, Candela Gallery in Richmond, VA, Woody Gaddis Photographic Arts Gallery in Oklahoma, Dianich Gallery in Brattleboro, VT, the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, MA, and Burlington City Arts in Burlington, VT. In 2020, Stephens was named a finalist in Photolucida’s Critical Mass and awarded the A.R.T. Fellowship from the Berkshire Taconic Foundation.
From 2013-2019, he served as the Program Director of the In-Sight Photography Project and Exposures Cross-cultural Youth Arts Program. He has taught photography at The Putney School, Community College of Vermont, Landmark College, Springfield College, Keene State College, and Franklin Pierce University.
He received an MFA in Visual Art from the Vermont College of Fine Arts and a certificate in professional photography from the Hallmark Institute of Photography.
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