Chris Verene

Chris Verene was born in 1969 inGalesburg, Illinois, a town of 33,000 people. Initially self-taught, Verene began a documentary photography project, working with a medium-format camera, taking pictures of family and friends. Later, he studied art at Georgia State University and moved to New York. In 2000 Verene's first monograph was published by Twin Palms. The book, Chris Verene, and corresponding exhibitions garnered critical acclaim for his work. In 2002 Verene became the first photographer...See more