CURRICULUM VITAE (PDF)

1980    Born in Albany, New York, USA
Currently lives and works in Kyiv, Ukraine

2011    Co-founder of Prime Collective

 

SOLO SHOWS

2018   “Brotherland: War in Ukraine” - Platforma TU / Mariupol, Ukraine
2017    “Uncertainty” - outdoor exhibition commissioned by ICRC / Vienna and various cities in Ukraine
2016    “Uncertainty” - outdoor exhibition commissioned by ICRC / Kyiv and Severodonetsk, Ukraine
2016    “Donbass, Ukraine” - Visa Pour l’Image / Perpignan, France (projection)
2016    “The Beating of the Heart” - America House / Kyiv, Ukraine
2015    “Brotherland: War in Ukraine” - Angkor Photo Festival / Siem Reap, Cambodia (projection)
2014    “Euromaidan” - Singapore International Photography Festival
2014    “Euromaidan” - Zoom Photo Festival / Saguenay, Quebec, Canada

 

GROUP SHOWS

2017    “Unfolding Truth” - The University of Mississippi / Oxford, MS, USA
2017    “.RAW” - Dukat Gallery / Kyiv, Ukraine
2017    “.RAW” - Ukrainian Museum / New York, NY, USA
2015    “#FutureofCities” - Somerset House / London, UK
2015    “Year in Focus” - Getty Images Gallery / London, UK
2014    “Of Midwest, By Midwest” - Overture Center for the Arts / Madison, WI, USA
2014    “The Everyday Projects” - Photoville / New York, NY, USA
2014    “Appetite: The Culture of Food” - Air Circulation / Brooklyn, NY, USA
2014    “Euromaidan: The True Story” - Checkpoint Charlie Museum / Berlin, Germany
2014    “Shift” - Third Floor Gallery / Cardiff, Wales
2014    “Home” - Islander Art Gallery, Oso Bay Biennial XVIII / Corpus Christi, TX, USA
2014    “Euromaidan: The True Story” - 8 Bit Gallery / Kyiv, Ukraine
2012    “Liberty & Justice (For All)” - VII Gallery / Brooklyn, NY, USA
2012    “Liberty & Justice (For All)” - Fovea Exhibits / Beacon, NY, USA
2011    “Prime Show” - Random Row Books / Charlottesville, VA, USA

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

2018    Fulbright Scholar (2018-19), Ukraine - Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
2017    Yunghi Grant Winner
2017    Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Artist-in-Residence, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
2017    South Asian Journalists Association, Reporting Fellow
2017    TheDocumentaryProjectFund, Established Artist Grant Winner
2016    Alexia Foundation, Professional Grant Finalist
2016    Sony World Photography Awards, Professional Shortlist, Current Affairs
2015    Magenta Foundation, Flash Forward 2015 Winner
2015    Kathryn Davis Fellow, Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont, USA
2015    National Press Photographers Association, Short Grant Winner
2015    NPPA Best of Photojournalism, Honorable Mention, International News Photo
2015    Getty Images European Editorial Awards, Photo Essay of the Year & News Picture of the Year
2014    White House News Photographers Association, 1st Place International News Single
2014    Photolucida, Critical Mass Finalist
2013    Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, reporting grant recipient
2013    Pictures of the Year International (POYi), Award of Excellence, Campaign 2012
2013    American Photography 29, Chosen for The Archive
2011    Dart Award for Excellence in the Coverage of Trauma (with Boston Globe)
2008  David Alan Harvey Emerging Photographers Fund

 

PRESS

Aline Smithson, “Brendan Hoffman: Webster City,” Lenscratch, August 29, 2017. http://lenscratch.com/2017/08/brendan-hoffman-webster-city/

Jim Casper, “Great Old Days: Interview with Photographer Brendan Hoffman,” LensCulture, February 17, 2017. https://www.lensculture.com/articles/brendan-hoffman-great-old-days

Olivier Laurent, “Bringing Rust-Belt Stories to Donald Trump’s Inauguration,” TIME.com, January 18, 2017. http://time.com/4630774/webster-city/

Paden Vaughan, “Why I’ll Be Handing Out A Free Zine At Trump’s Inauguration,” HUCK, January 17, 2017. http://www.huckmagazine.com/perspectives/activism-2/ill-handing-free-zine-trumps-inauguration/

“Brendan Hoffman: Covering Conflict,” Kathryn Davis Fellows for Peace, November 1, 2016. http://www.davisfellowsforpeace.org/alumni/brendan-hoffman/node/566

James Estrin, “After Factory Closing, Iowans Live Realities of Global Economy,” The New York Times Lens, January 28, 2016. http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/01/28/iowa-brendan-hoffman-factory-electrolux/

Martha Kearney, “Photographers Behind the Images of 2014,” BBC Radio 4 World at One, January 2, 2015. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02g6whs

Jim Powell, “The 20 Photographs of the Year,” The Guardian, December 27, 2014. http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2014/dec/27/the-20-photographs-of-the-year

Olivier Laurent, “29 Instagrams that Defined the World in 2014,” TIME Lightbox, December 16, 2014. http://time.com/3633777/29-instagrams-that-defined-the-world-in-2014/

Anton Ivanov, “Surveillance Cameras,” Esquire Ukraine, December 2014.

“What Remains of Donetsk,” Newsweek.com, August 27, 2014. http://www.newsweek.com/photo-essay-what-remains-donetsk-267225

“States of Change,” HUCK 46: Documentary Photography Special II, September 2014.

Francesca Trianni, "Malaysia Airlines Ukraine Crash Site: Eyewitness Accounts of Tragedy," TIME.com, July 24, 2014. http://time.com/3028452/mh17-eyewitness-accounts-of-horror-and-confusion-at- crash-site/

Scott Adam, "The crash site of flight MH17: first hand account," BBC Radio 4, July 18, 2014. https://audioboo.fm/boos/2335461-the-crash-site-of-flight-mh17-first-hand-account

Oksana Parafeniuk, “Inspiration: Brendan Hoffman,” Bird in Flight, July 9, 2014. http://bird.depositphotos.com/inspiration/experience/brendan-hoffman-i-was-at-risk-of-being-kidnapped.html

Mia Tramz, “#LightboxFF: Brendan Hoffman in Eastern Ukraine,” TIME Lightbox, May 31, 2014. http://lightbox.time.com/2014/05/30/lightbox-follow-friday-brendan-hoffman/#1

Victoria Scoffier, “Personne n’Avait Imagé Cette Violence,” 6MOIS, April 25, 2014. http://www.6mois.fr/Personne-n-avait-imagine-cette?lang=fr

Leah Latella, “Instagramming Ukraine's Revolution,” Newsweek, February 24, 2014. http://www.newsweek.com/instagramming-revolution-230020

Jakob Schiller, “Go on the Front Lines of Ukraine's Violent Protests,” WIRED Raw File, February 21, 2014. http://www.wired.com/rawfile/2014/02/visual-report-front-lines-protests-kiev/

Olivier Laurent, “Behind Kiev's Barricades, Against the Odds,” British Journal of Photography, January 31, 2014. http://www.bjp-online.com/2014/01/behind-kievs-barricades-against-the-odds/

Vaughn Wallace, “Watching the Protests in Kiev: One Photographer's Perspective,” Al Jazeera America, January 28, 2014. http://america.aljazeera.com/multimedia/photo-gallery/2014/1/watching-the-protestsinkievonephotographersperspective.html

Logan Mock-Bunting, “Spotlight on Brendan Hoffman,” The Image Deconstructed, December 30, 2012. http://www.imagedeconstructed.com/post/spotlight-on-brendan-hoffman

Jakob Schiller, “Gorgeous Photos from the Front Lines of Outsourcing,” WIRED Raw File, October 31, 2012. http://www.wired.com/rawfile/2012/10/brendan-hoffman-webster-city/

Clint Alwahab, “Middle-Class America Searches for New Identity,” CNN, October 13, 2012. http://cnnphotos.blogs.cnn.com/2012/10/13/middle-class-america-searches-for-new-identity/

Lauren Margolis, “Photos of What It Looks Like To Be a Democrat,” PhotoShelter, September 25, 2012. http://blog.photoshelter.com/2012/09/photos-of-what-it-looks-like-to-be-a-democrat/

 

CLIENTS AND PUBLICATIONS

National Geographic, The New York Times Magazine, TIME Magazine, The New York Times, Newsweek, Bloomberg Businessweek, Getty Images, The Washington Post, USA Today, The New Yorker, GEO Germany, Le Monde, Stern, The Wall Street Journal, AARP, Mercy Corps, ICRC, ACDI/VOCA, Project HOPE, USAID, Shell, Philips, Microsoft

 

LECTURES

2017    Artist lecture, .RAW Book Launch / Kyiv, Ukraine
2017    Artist lecture, “Great Old Days,” Directed Actions: Live Film Series / Washington, DC, USA
2016    Panelist, “The Power of Words: Media Responsibilities and Challenges” hosted by VoxUkraine / Kyiv, Ukraine
2015    Artist lecture, Boreal Bash III / Toronto, Canada
2014    Artist lecture, Uglich Photo Festival / Uglich, Russia
2014    “Urban Legacies, Rural Traditions,” DC Environmental Film Festival / Washington, DC, USA
2011    “Flickr'd, Tumbl'd, Blogged and Broadcast: The (ongoing) creation and reception of Presidential imagery (panel)” Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference / St. Louis, MO, USA

 

EDUCATION

2002    Bachelor of Arts (Art & Art History), College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA, USA