Douglas Stockdale (American) is an artist, educator and mentor, the Editor & founder (2008) of The PhotoBook Journal (TPBJ), consultant to LensCulture and on the faculty of Los Angeles Center of Photography (LACP).
Stockdale’s artistic projects and books investigate various aspects of memory with an emphasis on the preservation of memory, family and society. He primarily uses the photographic medium in his artistic practices. His limited edition artist book Bluewater Shore was self-published in 2017 as a sequel to his earlier limited edition artist book Pine Lake (2013). Both of these were recognized as one of the Best Photography Books for 2017 and 2014 respectively. His photo-documentary Ciociaria was published by Punctum Edizioni (Rome) in 2011.
Stockdale’s artwork is in the permanent collections of Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Roma (Rome), Reminders Photobook Library (Tokyo), Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library (Yale), The Franklin Furnace Archive (Brooklyn) and the book collection of the School of Visual Arts (NYC). He has been featured in LensWork, photo-eye, Silvershotz, EMAHO, Lenscratch and Looking at Photographs, among others. He has been included in many group exhibitions and was an Honorary Mention for the Irvine Fine Arts Center (IFAC) All Media 2017 exhibition.
He curated/juried exhibitions for Photo Independent (LA) and Fotografia Internazionale di Roma, (Rome), and has co-curated with 10×10 Photobooks (NYC) and FotoBookFestival Kassel (Germany) and was a guest curator for LA Photo Curator (LA).
At LACP he leads the Introduction to Photo Book Design workshops, provides book talks and is a portfolio reviewer for the LACP EXPOSURE events.
Stockdale has a Masters from the University of La Verne and a bachelors in Industrial Design from Michigan State University.
He lives and works in Orange County, CA
May 5 - June 2, Photography
April 27, 2018