Zachary P. Stephens (b. Brattleboro, VT, 1983) is a visual artist and educator specializing in photographic processes.
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 professional photojournalist 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 and internationally with the Photographic Exploration Project in Berlin, Germany, Gabba Gallery in Los Angeles, CA, Candela Gallery in Richmond, VA, Woody Gaddis Photographic Arts Gallery in Oklahoma, Kayafas Gallery in Boston, MA, Dianich Gallery in Brattleboro, VT, and the Snyder Gallery in Marlboro, VT.​​​​​​​ Stephens was also recently named a finalist in Photolucida’s 2020 Critical Mass and awarded the A.R.T. Fellowship from the Berkshire Taconic Foundation. 
Currently, he is an adjunct professor of photography at Springfield College and Franklin Pierce University. Additionally, he has taught at Keene State College, Landmark College, the Community College of Vermont, The Putney School, and the In-Sight Photography Project. He is an active member of the Society for Photographic Education.
Contact: studio@zacharypstephens.com
IG: @zacharypstephens​​​​​​​
Education:

2018, MFA, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT
2003, Certificate of Professional Photography, Hallmark Institute of Photography, Turners Falls, MA

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
2018 Are We There Yet? Dianich Gallery, Brattleboro, VT
​​​​​​​2017 Are We There Yet? Snyder Gallery, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT
2017 “Nursing Is Normal” Latchis Gallery, Brattleboro, VT
2016 "Move, Breathe, Feel" at 118 Elliot, Brattleboro, VT
2015 "Nursing is Normal" at Latchis Gallery, Brattleboro, VT
2015 "The Chair Project" at DUO, Brattleboro, VT
2012 "Nursing is Normal" at The Works, Brattleboro, VT
2011 "Nursing is Normal" at The Works, Brattleboro, VT 
2003 Solo Show, The In-Sight Photography Project, Brattleboro, VT

Group Exhibitions:
2021
Once Upon A Time, Lafayette City Center Gallery, Griffin Museum of Photography, Boston,   MA
Faculty Exhibition, Thoreau Gallery, Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, NH 
Multiple Exposures, Society for Photographic Education, Northeast Chapter, Ithaca College,    Ithaca, NY
23rd Annual Photography Exhibit & Benefit Auction, In-Sight Photography Project,  Brattleboro, VT
29th Emerald Coast National Juried Arts Exhibition, Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries, Niceville, FL
The Curated Fridge, Somerville, MA
Lensculture Art Photography Exhibition
The Family Of, Peep Space, Tarrytown, NY
Photography is Dead/Long Live Photography, Candela Gallery, Richmond, VA

2020
Favorite Photo 2020 Exhibition, Lenscratch
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
Faculty Exhibition, Thoreau Gallery, Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, NH
No Pants Required, Gabba Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

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
In Celebration of Breastfeeding, 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)
“Bending The Truth” Woody Gaddis Photo Arts Gallery, University of Central Oklahoma.
“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 18th Annual Auction, Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT
"Mail Art." South Gallery, Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA
"101 photos capture the magic and heartbreak of childhood" Feature Shoot. Online.
"Off The Fridge" at the Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA

2015
The Curated Fridge, Somerville, MA (Curator: Bruce Myren)
In-Sight Photography Alumni Exhibition, Brattleboro, VT
In-Sight Photography 17th Annual Auction, Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT

2014
In-Sight Photography 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 Alumni Exhibition, The Tiny Gallery, Brattleboro, VT
In-Sight Photography’s 15th Annual Auction, Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT

2012
In-Sight Photography 14th Annual Auction, Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT