Richard Max Gavrich
Richard Max Gavrich (b. 1992, San Francisco) is a photographer, writer and arts educator currently based in Hartford, CT. His work originates at the intersection of place, personal narrative, and identity. Rooted in his process is the act of walking, an effort to circumscribe cities and regional dialects. Gavrich was the 2014 recipient of the Bard Lugo Land Prize. His first monograph, Estraneo, published in 2015 by Edizioni del Bradipo, charted the Lowlands of Emilia-Romagna. He has exhibited at the Museo San Rocco (Fusignano, Italy), the Ogden Museum of Southern Art (New Orleans), Rayko Gallery (San Francisco), and lectured at Big Class New Orleans and Bard College. Gavrich is a 2017 Artist-in-Residence at Crosstown Arts in Memphis, Tennessee.