Bryan Schutmaat – Rewind to Episode 1

In preparation for our first live gathering that we are calling PhotoWork Mixtape, May 24 at 7:00pm ET, featuring Bryan Schutmaat, we rewind the show to our very first episode of PhotoWork with Sasha Wolf where Bryan was the guest! Along with mention of the Mixtape, Sasha & Michael kick things off by discussing our exciting line up of upcoming guests.

Sasha speaks with Bryan Schutmaat who, in 2020, received the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship. She and Bryan talk about his process and practice as well as his thoughts about the art world in general and what it means to call yourself an artist.


Bryan Schutmaat is a photographer based in Austin, Texas whose work has been widely exhibited and published. He has won numerous awards, including a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, the Aperture Portfolio Prize, and an Aaron Siskind Fellowship. Bryan’s prints are held in many collections, such as Baltimore Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Pier 24 Photography, Rijksmuseum, and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. He co-founded the imprint, Trespasser. Read below for more.

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