Christian Padron is a photographer, filmmaker, and professor based in NYC, specializing in portrait/documentary commissions, creative direction, advertising and editorial assignments. His previous work includes the experimental film ‘The Veil’, which was selected in the celebrated exhibition A Foothold on the Rocks, a group show of new work that reflects the enduring artistic contributions of Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence.  In 2017, his photographic portrait work was featured in the 2017 Aperture Campaign for Black Male Achievement.

EDUCATION:
2015-2017 Master of Fine Arts (MFA), Photography & Related Media, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
2005-2009 Bachelor of Science (BS), Business Administration/Entrepreneurship, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

FELLOWSHIPS/AWARDS/GRANTS:
2017-2018, Magnum Foundation Fellow
2017, Selected photographic work for Redefining the Image of Black Masculinity, Aperture Foundation & the Campaign for Black Male Acheivement
2016-2017, Parsons Photography Scholar

SELECTED WORKS/EXHIBITIONS:
The Veil, Magnum Foundation, 2018
The Veil, Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery, 2017
blindé, Aperture Foundation, 2017
Kasserian Ingera, Equity Gallery, 2016
Home, Photoville, 2015

For portrait/documentary commissions, advertising and editorial assignments contact:
studio@christianpadron.com