Craig Astaphan was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut and raised in his parents’ native countries of Dominica and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in studio art from the City University of New York: Hunter College where he concentrated in art photography under the late Roy DeCarava and in ceramic sculpture. Craig is currently based in New York City.
Awards + Exhibitions
2020 - Group Exhibition, Random Access Memory, Curated for the Black Gaze by Celeste Journal at the Creative Code Festival, Lightbox, New York, New York, USA
2019 - Group Exhibition, Visual AIDS' 21st Annual Postcards from the Edge, Bortolami Gallery, New York, New York, USA
2017 - Finalist (Open Category), Portrait Photography Prize, Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards
2017 - Group Exhibition, KLPA Finalists' Exhibition, Whitebox Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Press & Publications
2020 - New York Fashion Week FW20
2019 - Lomography: Photo of the day - October 25
2019 - Album Cover and BTS Photography for 'I Wanna See Ya' by Daiyan Trisha
2019 - Rosebush: Issue 0
2019 - Austere: Issue 20
2018 - Vogue Taiwan
2018 - Cosmopolitan Hong Kong
2018 - Malt: Issue 1
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