news 10 11 2017 I will be giving a special lecture titled "New York Now" at the Leica Store New York Soho location from 4:00pm to 5:30pm on Friday the 27th of October. 9 23 2017 I'm ecstatic and so grateful for this LFI - Leica Fotografie International cover and feature. Here is a preview of the Dear New Yorker portfolio and interview on their LFI - Blog. 9 21 2017 I'll be offering a limited number of portfolio reviews at The Miami Street Photography Festival on December 8th and 9th. 8 17 2017 Stoked to announce this collaboration with Penumbra Foundation on the creation of this public program and new class: NEW YORK NOW! Which is a series of workshops with photographers Larry Fink, Ruddy Roye, Gus Powell and Joseph Michael Lopez in the month of October. 6 16 2017 I’m thrilled to have New York Times publish “The Way New York Lives Now” with a text by John Leland, featuring my photographs from the Future City Lab for the New York at Its Core continuing exhibition at The Museum of The City of New York. 6 14 2017 So honored to have made an impact with two lectures at the PS167: The Williamsburg Bridge Magnet School for Communication & Mixed Media Arts for their elementary & middle school students, "Career Day". 5 9 2017 Grateful to be a guest lecturer at Brooklyn College for a class named People of NYC it's a seminar in the Macaulay Honors College at CUNY. 4 15 2017 I am grateful to announce my work from my ongoing Dear New Yorker series will be in included in two physical books this year. The first book is titled,"Bystander: A History of Street Photography", by Colin Westerbeck and Joel Meyerowitz, and the second book is, "100 Great Street Photographs" by David Gibson that will be published by Prestel. 3 15 2017 I'm happy to share that I'll be giving a meet and greet talk this Sunday, the 19th 10:00 a.m. at The Museum of the City of New York, New York At Its Core, Future City Lab interactive exhibit. It's an educators event open to the public called Game Day: City Stories and Digital Gaming, more information here. 2 10 2017 Super grateful to have early fragments of my ongoing project "Cuba in Pieces" in Cuban Photography after 1980: Selections from the Museum’s Collection exhibited at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. 1 4 2017 I'm very excited to be a guest lecturer at the Miami Dade College Kendall Photography Department. 1 3 2017 Blessed to start this new year with a bang, click here PDN Photo District News - Photographer Interviews: TELLING NEW YORK CITY’S STORY THROUGH PHOTOS 11 5 2016 I'm so grateful to share this video Photographing the City: Joseph Michael Lopez, Behind the Scenes about a commission that has resulted in an exhibition of color duratrans prints installed into an interactive gallery space called the Future City Lab for the New York at Its Core at Museum of The City of New York which opens on the 19th of November. 10 14 2016 Stoked for this assignment, click here The New York Times - New York Panorama: Stairway to Sunshine Brooklyn 10 5 2016 An analog picture published, click here The New York Times Book Review 5 29 2016 I am very grateful to have this assignment published inPRINT: both on the cover Sunday Review section along with it appearing on the A1 front page of the Sunday paper. Have a look online and click here The New York Times Sunday Review 3 28 2016 I'm happy to have a print from my ongoing Birth Write series in the permanent collections of the Bronx Museum of the Arts. 1 26 2016 I'm very grateful to be invited to guest lecturer at the School of Visual Arts for Tanyth Berkeley's seminar class. 12 1 2015 Deeply stoked. The third M Magazine is published! Have a look! M Magazine No.3 11 23 2015 I'm very honored to be a guest lecturer at The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. 11 12 2015 The third M Magazine is out and I am excited that Dear New Yorker made the cover and is generously featured within. Also humbled to be in such great company. Preview and order now: THE MAGAZINE FOR LEICA M PHOTOGRAPHY! Click here M Magazine No.3 11 2 2015 A feature reportage assignment published inPRINT and online, click here New York Magazine 8 11 2015 So honored and stoked to highlighted as "News from the Leica M World" about my upcoming workshop I'm teaching, read more The Magazine for Leica M Photography 8 1 2015 Read this interview that bridges into a workshop I will be teaching called “New York Street” from September 7 through the 13th with Photo Workshop New York 5 16 2105 S I G N U P I will be teaching a workshop about finding your voice called “New York Street” from September 7 through the 13th with Photo Workshop New York 3 1 2015 So grateful to announce that I'm participating in group show called "En Voz Alta" (Aloud) of mostly Cuban born artist's. I will be showing a limited edition portfolio of Cuba in Pieces, at 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel Feb. 27 - March 21, “gives sudden voice to an easy coupling of artists,” according to Rachel Weingeist, the curator, who wanted to respond to “the emotions that Cuban artists are expressing – generated by the recent political shifts.” 2 22 2015 Stoked to be posting for BURNDIARY the Instagram feed featured by Burn Magazine. Burn is an evolving journal for emerging photographers curated by Magnum photographer David Alan Harvey. 2 8 2015 Assignment published inPRINT and online, click here The New York Times Sunday Review 11 20 2014 A new portrait of humanitarian Hugh Evans published in print and online, click here GQ Australia Men Of The Year Issue 11 14 2014 A part of my ongoing Dear New Yorker work is published inPRINT and online, click here The New York Times Sunday Review 11 8 2014 Grateful to share that my ongoing Dear New Yorker work is a finalist for the CDS Honickman First Book Prize in Photography 10 20 2014 I have a photograph from my ongoing Dear New Yorker work, in the The Fabulist, an online literary digest published by Aesop. 8 9 2014 Assignment published inPRINT and online, click here The New York Times Sunday Review 8 5 2014 So very grateful that Aperture Foundation featured my Instagram account on their blog as Aperture Summer Open Photographers to follow. 7 12 2014 Excited to announce that I will have two prints next week in the Aperture Summer Open. The opening reception is Thursday, July 17, 6:00–8:00 p.m. at the Aperture Foundation in New York City show details and read about Chris Boot’s selections for the Summer Open here 7 6 2014 Assignment published inPRINT and online, click here The New York Times Sunday Review 5 30 2014 I'm honored to announce my inclusion in the 2014 Aperture Summer Open. A group exhibit at the Aperture Foundation in New York City. Opening reception on Thursday, July 17! More information and links soon. 5 13 2014 A new portrait of humanitarian Hugh Evans published in print and online, click below Fast Company Magazine's Most Creative People June Issue 4 20 2014 A new portrait assignment published for the The New York Times Sunday Review 4 17 2014 A new FAST COMPANY magazine editorial portrait is forthcoming PLUS follow me on Instagram 3 13 2014 Pleased to be invited back to lecture on my works in progress for a Lighting class at Pratt Institute Center for Continuing and Professional Studies on West 14th Street New York City. 2 28 2014 In print now, pleased to have an artist portrait of Xaviera Simmons in FLATT magazine book 6. 12 24 2013 So honored to be in such great company! The New Yorker: Photo Booth, A Merry Photographer Christmas 11 13 2013 In print now, proud to have an artist portrait of Kehinde Wiley in FLATT magazine Issue 5. 10 28 2013 Tonight, I'm presenting a lecture of my works in progress for a Lighting class at Pratt Institute Center for Continuing and Professional Studies on West 14th Street New York City. 9 23 2013 I'm pleased to announced that I'm one of the presenters selected for the Open Show New York City on October 2nd at The Half King. 8 27 2013 I've been selected as a finalist for the 2013 - 2014 CINTAS Foundation Fellowship in Visual Arts for my ongoing, Birth Write project. 7 6 2013 I will give a talk at The New School, Summer Intensive Studies: Digital Photo and Video class on July 9, 2013. 4 18 2013 Click and look at the image I made for The New Yorker, Goings On About Town section in the Journeys issue, April 22, 2013 3 27 2013, So grateful for my work to be featured and published online in two places, in one day! PDN Photo Of The Day CLICK HERE Le Journal De La Photographie CLICK HERE 3 5 2013 I will give a talk at Columbia University, School of the Arts, Visual Arts, Photography III Seminar, on March 27th. 3 2 2013 I have three prints in a group show curated by Carl Gunhouse. The exhibition is titled,"We Don't Owe You A Thing", which focuses on art that reflects aesthetically and intellectually the tenets of a virulent subset of Punk Rock called Hardcore. Opens Saturday, March 2nd from 6pm to 9pm: CLICK HERE 1 11 2013 I'm mentioned on The New Yorker's Goings On About Town by Vince Aletti for Street Shots/NYC exhibit at the Seaport Museum: CLICK HERE 12 7 2012 Grateful to be nominated for 2013 PDN'S 30: New and Emerging Photographers to Watch. 11 21 2012 Four images from Dear New Yorker have been selected by the Museum of the City of New York for a street photography exhibition that will take place at the South Street Seaport Museum in the near future, more details soon. 11 15 2012 I will give a talk at Montclair State University College of the Arts, on November 19th. 10 22 2012 I will give two talks at Yale University School of Art, on November 13th for the undergraduate studies in photography. 9 5 2012 Dear New Yorker featured on the New York Times LENS blog: CLICK HERE 6 18 2012 Super grateful for this assignment, click here New York Magazine - Water Ways 2 17 2012 Dear New Yorker was shortlisted for MONO by Gomma, a hardback book dedicated to the most talented contemporary black and white photographers. Final winners will be announced in March 2012. 12 28 2011 Birth Write, my long-term book project that began in 2006 was recently nominated and invited for the Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund. The projects second chapter has been proposed for production in early 2012. 5 5 2011 I will have three new prints on exhibit from my on going work in Cuba. The opening reception is on Friday, May 13th, 6pm-8pm at: Society Contemporary Art 595 Madison Avenue 7th floor, New York, NY 10022 This exhibit will also be participating in the Madison Avenue Gallery Walk this Saturday, May 7th where I will be giving a talk about my work during the 12:30pm walk. Madison Avenue Gallery Walk joins more than 50 galleries on Madison Ave. in supporting arts education through The Fund for Public Schools. 5 2 2011 Visit my MFA Thesis installation of prints & book at: Fisher Landau Center for Art 38-27 30th Street, Long Island City, New York 11101 May 1st-22nd, Gallery hours are Friday-Tuesday, 12-5 pm. 4 19 2011 I've been selected to receive the Lotos Foundation Prize in the Arts and Sciences.