BA, Harvard University; MFA, California College of the Arts
Gregory Halpern has published five books of photographs and is the editor, along with Jason Fulford, of The Photographer’s Playbook: Over 250 Assignments and Ideas (Aperture, 2014). He holds a BA in History and Literature from Harvard University and an MFA from California College of the Arts. Halpern was the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2014 and is a member of Magnum Photos. In 2020 he will have solo shows at SFMoMA, the Henri Cartier Bresson Foundation in Paris, and Transformer Station in Cleveland.
In the News
March 29, 2023
Photo MFA candidate's thesis work examines queer life and sexual culture
Louis Chavez '23 MFA (photography and related media) draws from experiences in California's Central Valley and the Pacific Northwest in making their photographic work.
February 13, 2023
Professor's photos added to Museum of Modern Art's permanent collection
Nine images from Professor Gregory Halpern's book ZZYZX are now part of the Museum of Modern Art's physical and online permanent collection, joining a litany of artistic legends to receive the honor.
April 15, 2021
Professor earns RIT's Trustees Scholarship Award for industry-recognized photography
School of Photographic Arts and Sciences Professor Gregory Halpern received the honor for the impressive breadth of his scholarly and creative work.
Museum of Modern Art, Acquisition
In 2022, The Museum of Modern Art in New York acquired nine of Halpern's images for the museum's permanent collection.
Exhibition at Transformer Station
Solo Exhibition of Halpern's ongoing series "19 winters / 7 springs" at Transformer Station in Cleveland. Transformer Station is a small museum connected to the Cleveland Art Museum and dedicated to...
Photography in NYC, 2022
An annual class that takes place in New York City where we meet and learn from some of the most influential people in the Photography world. The class is available to graduate and undergraduate...