RA Friedman

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RA Friedman is a photographer who works in NYC and maintains a studio in Philadelphia. His work utilizes digital technology and traditional photographic tools and techniques that connect with the history of the craft. A Technical Theatre graduate of Harpur College, Binghamton, NY, he studied drawing with Charles Eldred and Linda Sokolowski. He received his MFA in painting from LSU, Baton Rouge. From 2009-2011 he was a fellow for “Journeys South” an initiative of the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Project. He is currently working with a colleague on photography book and mentoring project that was funded via Kickstarter, called Photographers Squared.

Self-initiated projects have included a traveling vintage photo booth dubbed as Tsirkus Fotgrafika, and a multi-figure pinhole shoot at Penn’s Rotunda during the 2012 Philadelphia Fringe. Since 2011 he has been covering the Philadelphia urban scene and more recently, in Brooklyn, NY. Friedman’s work has been shown by the Merchant’s House Museum in NYC along with pieces by Sally Mann. His photos have appeared in The Sun Magazine, New York Magazine, Supplementaire (UK) and F-Stop. He is a regular contributor to The Laboratory Collective Magazine and regularly posts new images to RA Friedman on Tumblr and RA Friedman Photo on Facebook.

Last updated: Feb 24, 2016