Zachary P. Stephens (b. Brattleboro, VT, 1983) is a visual artist and educator who specializes in lens-based media and interdisciplinary practice. 
He received his MFA in Visual Art from the Vermont College of Fine Arts and a certificate in professional photography from the Hallmark Institute of Photography. Before dedicating his life to art and arts education he was a documentary photographer with work appearing in; The New York Times, The Boston Globe, USA Today, The Burlington Free Press, Vermont Life Magazine, The Brattleboro Reformer, and many more.
His work has been exhibited nationally at galleries such as the Woody Gaddis Photographic Arts Gallery in Oklahoma, the Kayafas Gallery in Boston, MA, the Dianich Gallery in Brattleboro, VT, and the Snyder Gallery in Marlboro, VT.​​​​​​​
Stephens is currently an adjunct professor at Springfield College, Franklin Pierce University, and The Putney School. Additionally, he has taught at Keene State College, Landmark College, the Community College of Vermont, and the In-Sight Photography Project. 

CONTACT:

+ 1 802 526 9224  |  studio@zacharypstephens.com  |  Brattleboro, VT
Curriculum Vitae
Education:
2018 MFA, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT
2003 Certificate of Professional Photography, Hallmark Institute of Photography

Appointments:
2019-present Adjunct Professor of Photography, Springfield College, Springfield, MA
2019-present Adjunct Professor of Photography, Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, NH
2019-present Adjunct Instructor of Photography, The Putney School, Putney, VT
2017- 2019 Adjunct Professor of Photography, Keene State College, Keene, NH
2013-2019 Program Director, In-Sight Photography Project, Brattleboro,  VT
2018 Adjunct Professor at Community College of Vermont, Brattleboro, VT
2011-2015 Adjunct Instructor of Photojournalism, Landmark College, Putney, VT

Exhibitions:
2019
Primary Source, Griffin Museum of Photography, Lafayette City Center, Boston, MA
Member Show, Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT
Faculty Exhibition, Thoreau Gallery, Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, NH 
The Curated Fridge, Somerville, MA (Curators: Ashly Stohl and David Carol)

2018
There's No Place Like Home, Dore Collective, www.thedorecollective.com
Are We There Yet? Grubbs Gallery, Williston Northampton School, Easthampton, MA
In Celebration of Breastfeeding, Dianich Gallery, Brattleboro, VT
Are We There Yet? Dianich Gallery, Brattleboro, VT
Untitled 2018, VCFA Gallery, Montpelier, VT
Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition, Thorne-Sagendorph, Keene, NH

2017
The Curated Fridge, Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA (Curator: Brian Clamp)
Are We There Yet? Snyder Gallery, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT
“Bending The Truth” Woody Gaddis Photo Arts Gallery, University of Central Oklahoma.
“Nursing Is Normal” Latchis Gallery, Brattleboro, VT
“Bad Habits” Float Magazine. Online. (Curator: Yorgos Efthymiadis)
The Curated Fridge, Somerville, MA (Curator: Arlette Kayafas)

2016
"America" Lightleaked. Online. (Juror: Roger May)
In-Sight Photography Project Alumni Exhibition, The Tiny Gallery, Brattleboro, VT
"Postage Required" Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT
In-Sight Photography's 18th Annual Auction and Exhibition, Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT
"Move, Breathe, Feel" at 118 Elliot, Brattleboro, VT - (Solo Exhibition)
"Mail Art." South Gallery, Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA
"101 photos capture the magic and heartbreak of childhood" Feature Shoot. Online.     (Curator: Alison Zavos)
"Off The Fridge" at the Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA

2015
The Curated Fridge, Somerville, MA (Curator: Bruce Myren)
In-Sight Photography Project Alumni Exhibition, Brattleboro, VT
In-Sight Photography’s 17th Annual Auction – Vermont Center for Photography – Brattleboro, VT
"Nursing is Normal" at Latchis Gallery, Brattleboro, VT (sponsored by the Vermont Department of Health)
"The Chair Project" at DUO, Brattleboro, VT

2014
In-Sight Photography’s 16th Annual Auction – Vermont Center for Photography – Brattleboro, VT
Group Show, CityArts Factory, Magic Gallery, Orlando, FL
“So Little Time” Dianich Gallery, Brattleboro, VT

2013
“Pop Up Brattleboro” Brattleboro, VT
In-Sight Photography Project Alumni Exhibition, The Tiny Gallery, Brattleboro, VT
In-Sight Photography’s 15th Annual Auction – Vermont Center for Photography – Brattleboro, VT

2012
In-Sight Photography’s 14th Annual Auction – Vermont Center for Photography – Brattleboro, VT
"Nursing is Normal" at The Works, Brattleboro, VT (sponsored by the Vermont Department of Health)

2011
"Nursing is Normal" at The Works, Brattleboro, VT (sponsored by the Vermont Department of Health)

2003
Solo Show, The In-Sight Photography Project, Brattleboro, VT

Art in Publications:
2018
Art New England

2017
Wait Until Yesterday. Artist Book

2014
So Little Time: Words and Images for a World in Climate Crisis. 2014. Green Writers Press

Lectures/Visiting Artist:
2018
Visiting Artist, Manchester West Regional High School, Manchester, NH

2017
"Teaching Towards Appreciation For Diversity and Family, Community And The World," Lecture, Society for Photographic Education National Conference, Orlando FL

2016
Visiting Artist, Keene State College, Keene, NH
Visiting Artist, Brattleboro Union High School, Brattleboro, VT

2015
“In-Sight Photography Project” Invited Speaker, Society for Photographic Education, Northeast Conference, Boston University, Boston, MA
Visiting Artist, The Academy at Charlemont, Charlemont, MA

2012
Artist Talk, The Hallmark Institute of Photography, Turners Falls, MA

2013
Artist Talk, The Brattleboro Camera Club, Brattleboro, VT

2008
Artist Talk, Brattleboro Union High School, Brattleboro, VT

Reviews and Interviews:
2018
Fatherly.com: ‘Are We There Yet?’ A Humorous Look at the Ups-And-Downs of Modern Parenting
Art New England: Zachary P. Stephens: Are We There Yet?
The Brattleboro Reformer, Brattleboro, VT: Zachary Stephens’ Photo Project Explores Fatherhood
The Commons, Brattleboro, VT: An ‘Intimate Family Perspective’ through a father’s lens

Professional Service:
2016-present
Member of the Society for Photographic Education

2017
Society for Photographic Education Northeast Chapter Conference Coordinator

2010
In-Sight Photography Project board member

2004-2013
In-Sight Photography Project Volunteer Instructor

Professional Experience
2004 - Present
Freelance Photographer

2007-2013
Photo Editor and Multimedia Producer, The Brattleboro Reformer, Brattleboro, VT

2005 - 2006
Staff Photographer, The Greenfield Recorder, Greenfield, MA

2004-2005
Staff Photographer, The Bennington Banner, Bennington, VT