Ryan Steed: “Went Out for Cigarettes”
A Novel Experience Bookstore
During SlowExposures and through the month of October
Artists’ Brunch Reception: 9 – 11 am, Saturday, September 16
Ryan Steed is a photographer and educator based in Memphis, Tennessee. After completing an MFA in Photography, he has been traveling the American South to further develop his thesis work, “Went Out for Cigarettes”.
He currently teaches darkroom and social documentary photography at Memphis College of Art and has recently exhibited work through Arkansas Arts Center, Drawl Gallery, Amos Eno, Crosstown Arts, Black Box Gallery, and Memphis College of Art. His work has been published by Amnesty International and #Photography. Ryan’s interests range from analog photographic processes to digital media, and his first love is black and white documentary photography. He believes the greatest photos are made from the side of the road.