Jason Fulford Atlanta, Georgia, b. 1973


Jason Fulford is an American photographer, publisher, and educator based in Brooklyn, New York. His part conceptual, part documentary photography practice gives personality to everyday objects. In the late 1990s, he toured the country on a motorcycle, documenting small towns and cities.


Photography books are a core part of Fulford’s practice, notable are Sunbird (2000), Crushed (2003), Raising Frogs For $$$ (2006), The Mushroom Collector (2010), Hotel Oracle (2013), The Medium is a Mess (2018), and Clayton's Ascent (2018. He is co-founder with his partner Tamara Shopsin of J&L Books, which produces series of children’s books. He has had a solo exhibition at Minneapolis Institute of Art and was recipient in 2014 of a Guggenheim Fellowship.


His work has been featured in numerous publications, including Harper’s, The New York Times, Newsweek, Fortune, The Nation, and Life. He received his BA from the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and teaches at the International Center of Photography in New York. He has lectured widely.