Maury Gortemiller is a photographer living in Decatur, GA. His work has published in Oxford American, Ain't Bad Magazine, and the Iowa Review. He has exhibited work at places like WonderRoot Gallery and the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia.
Betty Press has been a freelance photographer and photojournalist in Africa, the Caribbean, and Central America for over three decades. She currently lives in Hattiesburg, MS, where she is working on a long-term project about life and culture there. Her work has appeared in Oxford American, Aint-Bad, and South x Southeast, and she recently edited selections from Mississippi for Lenscratch's ongoing States Project.
William Glaser is a photographer studying at the Savannah College of Art and Design. His work celebrates regional-specific lifestyles, objects, and landscapes in a documentary style that leads to intimate and open-ended imagery. His images have been shown in galleries in New York, Massachusetts, Georgia, and Tennessee.
Rory Doyle is a photojournalist and freelance photographer based in Cleveland, Mississippi. His worked has appeared in the New York Times, the Atlantic, Sugar & Rice Magazine, and the Bitter Southerner, among many others.
Michael Adno is a photographer and writer who hails from St. Petersburg, FL. His ongoing, wide-ranging project Cracker Politics, the Limits of Colonial Knowledge is accumulated from historical records and images and his own photography to examine how colonial attitudes and frameworks are still manifest in Florida's realities and myths.
Tatum Shaw is a photographer and advertising creator living in Portland, OR, but he hails from Cartersville, GA. His photography has been exhibited at the Oglethorpe Gallery in Savannah, GA, and his photo book Exit 8 features images from the Golden Isles of Georgia.
Brit Hessler received her BFA from School of the Art Institute of Chicago and currently works out of her studio in Chattanooga, TN. Her photography often focuses on memorials and rituals surrounding death, and her passions lie within comparative mysticism, herbalism, grave architecture, and the vagabond life.
Brit contributed an essay about her travels throughout the South to the second print issue of Southern Glossary.
André Courville is a photographer raised in Lafayette, LA, currently shooting in New Orleans. His work speaks to the contrast and dependence between humans and nature as well as light and darkness.
Brian Arnold is a photographer and designer whose work follows a loose theme of consumerism in the South and the visual indications that we recognize and take for granted. He runs Phone Home Press, a zine publisher, in Birmingham, Alabama.
Ashley Kauschinger is a photographer and book artist that explores female identity and contemporary women’s voices. She is also the Founding Editor of Light Leaked, an online photography magazine that creates dialogue and community. Ashley lives and works in Columbia, SC where she's an adjunct professor at the University of South Carolina.
Kurney Ramsey is a photographer living in Durham, NC, who grew up in a farming community outside of Jacksonville, NC. He has a Certificate in Documentary Arts with a concentration in photography from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke Univerity. His work has been included in exhibits around the country.
Dylan Barrow is a photographer based in Florence, Alabama.
Photographer Grant Ellis hails from the Delta of Mississippi, and he has a BFA from the Memphis College of Art. Currently, he works as the Lead Photographer for the World Bank Group. Some of his work his collected at the Museum of The City of New York.
William Keihn is a multimedia artist and designer, currently based in Nashville, TN. He has worked with public and private institutions, both independent and commercial and has exhibited his work both domestically and internationally.
Sam Randolph is a graphic designer and illustrator based in New Orleans, LA. Her company Little Histories prints her illustrations of the many unique and historical buildings prevalent in New Orleans while providing background info on their architectural aspects and shifting uses.
William Major is a documentary photographer from Johnson City, Tennessee. He currently lives in Athens, attending the University of Georgia seeking an MFA in photography.
Abigail Smithson is a multi-media artist living in Baton Rouge, LA, where she is pursuing her MFA in photography from Louisiana State University. Her work focuses on the subjects of femininity, symbolism and fragility.
Chris Taylor is a land artist, graphic designer, and teacher based in the creative hub of Athens, Georgia. He is fascinated with both nests and roots, literal and otherwise. Of his art he says, "I usually have to explain to adults what I'm doing…children always get it."
Christian Harkness is a photographer and printmaker working in the Gulf island community of Cedar Key, Florida. He photographs the men and women of the often overlooked commercial fishing and clamming industry there, and creates cyanotypes, zines, and books of his work. He has taught photography at the Florida State University and in Florence, Italy.
A self taught artist born and raised in South Louisiana, Byron Sonnier began his art career as a photographer. After moving to Birmingham, Alabama, he also began working on, a series of hand-crafted signage and sculptures that draw upon his and others’cultural roots and practices. These fictional yet believable paintings, sculptures and installations have been featured in numerous group and solo shows around the region.
Andrew Kyle Saucier is a writer and enthusiastic amateur photographer from Spring Hill, Tennessee. He writes and shoots for the work for the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development, covering East Tennessee.