• Peter Gabriel Hoffman
    Born 1984, Hinsdale Ill.
    Lives + Works in Ann Arbor, MI. 

  • Education
    Master of Fine Arts – The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    Master of Arts – Ohio University
    Bachelor of Science  – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Exhibitions
    Fragments: The Rubenstein at Duke University, Durham, NC. (2 person collaborative media work with Michael Zhang)
    The Living Dune: Arts Everywhere Pop-up 140 W. Franklin Street Suite 160. Chapel Hill, NC (2 person collaborative show with Ben Alper)
    At the Margins: Experimental Engagements in Science, Literature & Arts, View Point Gallery, Irvine, CA (group)
    Evidence, Useful Fictions, Galerie Hus, Paris, Fr (group)
    Sky-high Skies, Transpace, Normal, IL (group)
    Sacred Wasteland, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC (group)
    Under the Rug, The Fruit, Durham, NC (group)
    Anti-Nostalgia, The Carrack Modern Art, Durham, NC (group)
    File under: Landscape, The Alcott Gallery At UNC, Chapel Hill, NC (2-person)
    Untitled: Works from the Loop, Spectre Arts, Durham, NC (solo)
    Digiscapes – LUMP Gallery, Raleigh, NC (Group)
    A Great Sum in Parts, Osnova Gallery, Moscow (Group)
    Landscape (Group), Filter Photo Space, Chicago
    The Ones We Love, Viaduct Gallery, Des Moines, Iowa (Group)
    The Chicago Project V (10 year anniversary), Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago
    Celebrate Forests, Roper Arts Gallery at Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD (Group)
    ADP Workshop Exhibition – Pittsburgh, PA (Group)
    Celebrate Forests: Glimpses Into the Communities and Ecosystems that Sustain Us All, Dairy Barn – Athens, Ohio (Group)
    Street Stories – Kiernan Gallery – Street Stories – Lexington, VA (Group)
    PXL, ANKA Gallery, Portland, OR (Group)
    Scene on the Street, Vermont Photo Space Gallery – (Group)
    Unpublished, Unseen? Fotografia Festival – Rome, Italy (Group)
    Onward, Project Basho –, Philadelphia, PA (Group)
    Slideluck Potshow, Chicago
    Assume Nothing, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL (Group)
    Fovea Exhibitions – Man vs. Nature Projection Series, Beacon, NY (Group)
    People and Land- Photographs of Sustainable Forestry
    and Rural Culture, Stuart Opera House, Nelsonville, Ohio (Three person show)

  • Collections
    Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University
    Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography
    Joan Flasch Artist’s Book Collection – School of the Art Institute, Chicago
    John Cleary Library – Houston Center for Photography
    Documentary Photography Archive – Ohio University Library
    Sloan Art Library – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Franklin Furnace Artists Book Collection, Brooklyn, NY

  • Books and independent publications
    Glass Corner Designed with Elana Schlenker
    Again and Again Designed by Elana Schlenker, Edited by Melissa Catanese (Self-Published, Out of print)
    Oak Hill Trails: Ten Photographs (Self-Published)
    Bryan House: Beginnings (Self-Published, Out of Print)

  • Other Book Publications
    New Materialism: Publisher – BonniersKonsthall + Art and Theory Publishing (contributing photographer)
    It Could Be Worse: Publisher: ADP Workshop (contributor)
    Mossless 4: Public/Private/Portait (contributor)
    The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes: Publisher – Gestalten (Berlin) (Contributor)
    Oranbeg Press:Interleaves II
    The Ones We Love Volume 1 (contributor)
    Collect.Give: The Book (contributor)
    Romka Magazine: Issue #6 (contributor)
    Our Choice (iPad edition) by Al Gore (contributor)
    FOAM Magazine: A Book of Beds (Group)
    American Photography 26 (Group)

  • Select Editorial + Commercial Clients + Publications
    AARP, Art in America, Bloomberg Businessweek, Chicago Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, Christie’s Magazine, CNN, Condé Nast Traveler, Crate and Barrel/CB2, Curbed, Der Spiegel (Germany), Education Week, enRoute (Canada), The FADER, FT: Financial Times Magazine (U.K), GO Magazine, GOOD, The Guardian: Weekend Magazine (U.K.), Guernica, INC. Magazine, Intro (Germany), Le Figaro (France), Medium.com, Michigan Ave. Magazine, Monocle, MSNBC, National Geographic, Newsweek, The New York Times, Nike, NPR, Nylon Guys, re:porter (Canada), Runner’s World, Running Times (R.I.P.), The Telegraph (U.K.), Time Inc., The Times of London, TimeOut Chicago, US News and World Report, Urban Outfitters, The Wall Street Journal, Winkreative, VSCO and others.

  • Select Non-Profit clients and collaborators
    Alliance for the Great Lakes, Bryan House Community Development Corporation, The Kellogg Foundation, Loaves and Fishes Community Services, Illinois Academy of Family Physicians, lllinois Geographic Information Systems Association, The National Network of Forest Practitioners, The Ocean Conservancy, Ohio University, The Rebuild Foundation, The University of Illinois at Chicago and others.

  • Select Awards/Recognition
    PDN 30 Nominee
    Named to the Art Director’s Club Young Guns class of 2013 (ADC Young Guns 11)
    Prix Pictet Nominee
    American Photography 26 – Selected for book publication

  • Grants, fellowships, residencies
    UC Davis and École Polytechnique Graduate Fellow, Useful Fictions Symposium, Paris, France
    Blueberry View Artist’s Residency (Benton Harbor, Michigan)
    Bruce Gilden Masterclass Scholarship recipient: Look3 Festival of the Photograph in Charlottesville, VA
    Puffin Foundation – Artist’s Grant (for Bryan House work)
    Ohio University Graduate Student Senate Original Work Grant
    Scripps College Graduate Work Grant
    National Network of Forest Practitioners documentary photography fellow

  • Artist talks
    Photographs Are a Start – Common House, Charlottesville, VA (July 19, 2018)
    Carnegie Mellon University
    Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design

  • Curation, production and other initiatives
    2019 – Current
    Founding member of Sleeper.Studio, an alternative publishing effort
    Co-producer and Co-Curator for ADP Workshop: Making it Home at UnSmoke Systems, Braddock PA

  • Select Press and select online features
    Collater.al (Italy) Glass Corner Feature
    BOOOOOOOM: Glass Corner Feature
    Photo-Emphasis: Project Spotlight
    Humble Arts Foundation Group Show 61: Loss
    Lenscratch: Glass Corner
    INDY Week: Peter Hoffman: Works from the Loop 2013-2017
    VSCO: Fox River Derivatives
    Hundredweight.us: Glass Corner
    Art Director’s Club: Interview
    LENSCRATCH: Interview
    Oranbeg Press: Included in Interleaves II + Net 16
    Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography PAGES: Again and Again
    Wavepool: Interview
    Cult: Talent
    American Photo: Glass/Corner Interview
    National Geographic PROOF Q&A: Peter Hoffman’s Again and Again
    The Ones We Love Project: Peter Hoffman
    Radar: Portfolio
    Communication Arts FRESH: Peter Hoffman
    This is Paper: Peter Hoffman, Again and Again
    Aint Bad Magazine: Peter Hoffman
    Woodlead: Interview
    This is the What: 10 Minutes with Peter Hoffman
    PDN (Photo District News) Magazine Photo of the Day: Like Oil and Water
    Time Magazine – LightBox: Burned to Nothing: When Photographers Destroy Their Own Negatives
    Fast Company: Why This Photog Sets His Negatives Ablaze
    Phaidon: Why does this photographer set his film on fire?
    Juxtapoz Magazine: The Effects of Oil: The Photography of Peter Hoffman
    The Huffington Post: Peter Hoffman Photos Show What Happens When You Set An Oily Negative On Fire
    Gizmodo: What Happens When You Soak a Negative In Gasoline and Set It on Fire
    PetaPixel: Photos Created by Coating Negatives with Gasoline and Setting Them On Fire
    Top Photography Films: Sincerely and Simply
    Feature Shoot: Photographer Coats Negatives With Gasoline for Series on Clean Water Scarcity
    CNN Photos: Aftershocks of the Christchurch Earthquake
    The New Yorker: Photo Booth – Photographing Climate Change
    The Heavy Collective –Q&A
    Don/Dean Blog: Interview about Loop Work
    Guernica Magazine: Bryan House
    Interview at The Press (Christchurch, NZ) 
    Interview at The Naperville Sun
    Beautiful Decay: Bryan House
    Urbanautica: Post-Landfill Landscapes
    Leica Camera: Peter Hoffman: Photojournalism to Conceptual Work
    Prison Photography: Peter Hoffman’s Bryan House
    Mullitover: Untitled Interview
    Collect.Give Featured Print Sale
    Verve Photo Featured Photographer
    Photopol.us Peter Hoffman sometimes wonders what if Nietzsche or Kierkegaard took photos

  • Teaching
    2019 – 2020
    Lecturer at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill – Depts. of Art+Art History, Hussman School of Media + Journalism
    2018 – 2019
    Graduate Teaching Fellow at University of North Carolina Chapel-Hill Dept. of Art + Art History
    Curriculum Designer – University of North Carolina Chapel-Hill
    2010 – 2011
    Adjunct Instructor in Digital Photography at Harrington College of Design, Chicago Ill.
    2010 – 2011
    Summer Photography Instructor at Upward Bound Columbia College, Chicago Ill.
    2008 – 2009
    Ohio University Graduate Instructor