Craig Astaphan




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 

Photography for Daiyan Trisha + Yaya Zahir attending Longchamp, Tory Burch, Michael Kors + Marc Jacobs

2019 - Lomography: Photo of the day - October 25

2019 - Album Cover and BTS Photography for 'I Wanna See Ya' by Daiyan Trisha

2019 - The CEO Magazine: September - October

2019 - Rosebush: Issue 0

2019 - Austere: Issue 20

2019 - Business Wire + Yahoo! Finance + Associated Press News

2018 - Vogue Taiwan

2018 - Cosmopolitan Hong Kong

2018 - Malt: Issue 1

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