2018    MFA in Visual Art, Vermont College of Fine Arts
2003    Certificate of Professional Photography, Hallmark Institute of Photography

Professional Development:
2023    Certificate of Photography Ethics, Photography Ethics Centre

Professional Experience
2004 - Present     Freelance Photographer
2021 - 2022         Visual Journalist, Communications Department, Vermont Academy, Saxtons River, VT
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

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
2018-2019         Adjunct Instructor, Community College of Vermont, Brattleboro, VT
2017-present     Adjunct Professor of Photography, Keene State College, Keene, NH
2013-2019         Program Director, In-Sight Photography Project, Brattleboro,  VT
2011-2015         Adjunct Instructor of Photojournalism, Landmark College, Putney, VT

Awards, Grants, & Fellowships
2022    Adjunct Faculty Development Grant, Keene State College
2021    Arts Alive! Artist Support Mini-Grant
            Winner in LensCulture’s Art Photography Awards
            A.R.T. Fellowship, Berkshire Taconic Foundation
2020    Photolucida Critical Mass finalist
2016    Merit Scholarship, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT
2017    First place “Bending The Truth” exhibition, Woody Gaddis Photo Arts Gallery, University of Central Oklahoma.
2012    Vermont Department of Health Public Arts Grant
2011    Vermont Department of Health Public Arts Grant
            NEAPNEA, Second Place Feature Photo
            Associated Press Photo Contest, Second Place Feature Photo

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2021    Watching The Ice Melt, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA
2018    Are We There Yet? Grubbs Gallery, Williston Northampton School, Easthampton, MA
2017    Are We There Yet? Snyder Gallery, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2023    100 Mile Radius, Thorne-Sagendorph Gallery, Keene State College, Keene, NH    
            Sourced. Origins of Inspiration, Blizzard Gallery, Springfield College, Springfield, MA    
            IPE 163, Royal Photographic Society, Museum of Gloucester, Gloucester, England
2022    Pointing At Ourselves, Woody Gaddis Gallery, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK
            More Than An Object: The Contemporary Still Life, Burlington City Arts, Burlington, VT
            Open Theme 2022, F-Stop Magazine. Online.
            International Photography Exhibition, Royal Photographic Society, Bristol, UK    
2021    Edition365, British Journal of Photography. Online.
            Once Upon A Time, Lafayette City Center Gallery, Griffin Museum of Photography, Boston, MA
            Multiple Exposures, Society for Photographic Education, Northeast Chapter, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
            The Curated Fridge, Somerville, MA
            Lensculture Art Photography Exhibition. Online.
            The Family Of, Peep Space, Tarrytown, NY
            Photography is Dead/Long Live Photography, Candela Gallery, Richmond, VA
2020    New Talents, Photographic Exploration Project, B Part Gallery, Berlin, Germany
            Your Work Here, Photographic Resource Center, Cambridge, MA
            What We Made, Blizzard Gallery, Springfield College, Springfield, MA
            No Pants Required, Gabba Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2019    Primary Source, Griffin Museum of Photography, Lafayette City Center, Boston, MA
            The Curated Fridge, Somerville, MA
2018    There's No Place Like Home, Dore Collective. Online.
            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
             Bending The Truth, Woody Gaddis Photo Arts Gallery, University of Central Oklahoma.
             Bad Habits, Float Magazine. Online.
             The Curated Fridge, Somerville, MA
2016      America, Lightleaked. Online.
             Mail Art, South Gallery, Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA
             101 photos capture the magic and heartbreak of childhood, Feature Shoot. Online.
             Off The Fridge, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA
2015     The Curated Fridge, Somerville, MA
2014     So Little Time, Dianich Gallery, Brattleboro, VT2013

Art in Publications:
2022    IPE 163, Royal Photographic Society - Exhibition Catalog
2021    Once Upon A Time, Griffin Museum of Photography - Exhibition Catalog
            Internazionale, Il mio test di paternita, Rome, Italy
            Photography is Dead...Long Live Photography! - Candela Books - Exhibition Catalog
2020    New Talents - Photographic Exploration Project - Exhibition Catalog
2018    Art New England, Are We There Yet? - Exhibition Review
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:
2022    Artist Talk, Halide Project, Philadelphia, PA
2021    Guest Lecturer, Documentary Studies, Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, NH
            Visiting Artist, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT
            Visiting Artist, Emerson College, Boston, MA
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    Visiting Artist, The Hallmark Institute of Photography, Turners Falls, MA
2013    Visiting Artist, The Brattleboro Camera Club, Brattleboro, VT
2008    Visiting Artist, Brattleboro Union High School, Brattleboro, VT

Reviews and Interviews:
2022    Seven Days: Our Top 10 Art Exhibits of 2022
            “Breastfeeding, Children, and Polaroids,” Photography Insights - Important Industry Interviews by Phlogger Podcast.
2021    Boston Globe: At the Griffin Museum: Illusions and internal landscapes
            What Will You Remember: Memories Real & Imagined / Watching The Ice Melt
2018 ‘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:
2022             Vermont Center for Photography, Board Member
2017             Society for Photographic Education Northeast Chapter, Conference Coordinator
2010             In-Sight Photography Project, Board member
2004-2013    In-Sight Photography Project, Volunteer Instructor

Member of the College Art Association, New York, NY
Member of the Society for Photographic Education, Cleveland, OH
Member of the Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT

Zachary P. Stephens

Zachary P. Stephens is a photographer, educator, and scholar based out of southern New Hampshire.
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