Richard Rothman is a photographer, a 2015 Guggenheim Fellow and a 2016 artist-in-residence at the MacDowell Colony and Light Work in Syracuse, NY. He is the author of Town of C, published by Stanley/Barker in 2021, and Redwood Saw, a monograph published by Nazraeli Press, which was listed in many “best photography books of 2011” articles. His work is included in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Bibliothèque Nationale de France,The Brooklyn Museum, The Center for Creative Photography, the International Center of Photography, JGS, The Amsterdam Archives, and Yale University Art Gallery. In 2008, he was awarded a U.S. Department of State cultural-envoy grant to work and teach in the Yucatán, where an exhibition of his photographs was mounted at the Museo MACAY, in Mérida. In 2009, he received a joint commission from the Dutch museum FOAM and the Amsterdam Municipal Archives to create and exhibit a body of photographs in the city of Amsterdam. His work has been exhibited internationally, and appeared and been reviewed in many publications, including Harper's Magazine, Time, The New York Times, The New Yorker, PDN, TimeOut New York, San Francisco Chronicle, Art Forum, The Village Voice, Camerawork, and Open City. He lives in New York City and is on the faculty of the International Center of Photography and the School of Visual Arts.