(Venice Beach, 1979 - )
Based in Los Angeles, Amy Elkins is a visual artist primarily working in photography. She has spent the past decade researching, creating and exhibiting work that explores the multifaceted nature of masculine identity as well as the psychological and sociological impacts of incarceration. Her approach is series-based, steeped in research and oscillates between formal, conceptual and documentary. Winner of the 2017 Lucie Independent Book Award, Elkins has exhibited and published internationally, including displays at the Kunsthalle Wein in Austria, The High Museum of Art in Atlanta, and Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, among others. She holds a BFA in Photography from the School of Visual Arts in New York.