Michael Trueblood is a freelance photographer living in New York City. He studied painting and printmaking at The University of Tulsa and Ohio University before moving to New York. He has worked as an educator, teaching Photoshop at Long Island University - Brooklyn from 1997 until 2014. He also works as a post-production artist and digital printer for other photographers. In the 1990s, Michael started focusing on photo-based art and has shown in several exhibitions. One of his photographs from 911 was published in the book Here Is New York, and the archive from this book has been exhibited in both the United States and Europe. One of his images was selected for the 2016 Lensculture Street Photography Awards Top 100. Three of his images were also Chosen for American Photography 30 and are part of the AP 2013 Web Archive. His later work is informed by street photography, photojournalism, and fine art photography. He has photographed in Paris, Istanbul, Jerusalem, The West Bank, Mexico, and several locations in The United States. He is currently working on several projects including a book of New York street photography.

 

Publications

Here Is New York: A Democracy of Photographs, Edited by Gilles Peress, Michael Shulan, Charles Traub, and Alice Rose George, (Scalo, 2002).

Honors

Top 100 - 2016 Lensculture Street Photography Awards

Chosen for American Photography 30 - included in the 2013 AP Web Archive.

Workshops

Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb, Brooklyn, NY, 2013

David Alan Harvey, Brooklyn, NY, 2013

Abbas, Magnum Paris, 2013

Education

MFA Printmaking, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

MA Film Studies, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

BFA Painting, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma