Profile – Adam Katseff
Adam Katseff has been exhibiting his photography throughout the United States for several years and has won various awards such as the Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Award and Anita Squires Fowler Award.
Katseff continues to explore dark landscapes with his latest works. These images brim with suspended energy.
Early Life and Education
Adam Katseff hails from North Andover, Massachusetts and holds both a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and an MFA from Stanford University. Currently living and working in Palo Alto California.
Katseff uses photography to explore the feeling behind landscapes rather than simply what they “look like”, juxtaposing darkness and light in his recent works. His Water Memory series depicts near black landscapes full of intricate detail that require a careful observer to perceive.
His interiors series, in which he meticulously recreated rooms such as Yosemite National Park Chapel or Frederick Church’s Studio in Philadelphia, feature geometric forms stripped to their minimalist core – images which speak to our relationship between spirituality and the material world.
Katseff is an accomplished photographer known for capturing both minute details and major life-altering moments with equal skill. His recent series Water Memory centers around water’s subtle beauty and how it changes our perception of landscapes around us.
Raised in North Andover, Massachusetts and studying art at Mass College of Art and Stanford University respectively, he graduated with both a BFA and MFA degree. Receiving numerous honors including the Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Award and Anita Squires Fowler Award; his work has been displayed worldwide at San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, The Lab, Root Division Berkeley Art Center Michael and Noemi Neidorff Gallery Trinity University Pictura Gallery Sasha Wolf Gallery New York to name just some.
Achievement and Honors
Adam Katseff is an award-winning photographer with numerous achievements under his belt, such as receiving the Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Award, the INFOCUS Sidney Zuber Photography Award and Anita Squires Fowler Award. Additionally, his works have been showcased at San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, Berkeley Art Center and Hearst Galleries galleries around California and nationwide.
Katseff’s most impressive feats is creating images with minimalist modern aesthetics to convey the emotions behind landscapes. His Night Landscapes series earned him recognition as a master of this medium.
Adam Katseff was born in North Andover, Massachusetts and holds both a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and an MFA from Stanford University. In addition, he has received multiple awards such as the Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Award, Anita Squires Fowler Award and most recently, Sidney Zuber Photography Award.
Katseff explores space both grandly physical and intimately psychological in his beautiful, large-scale and minimalist nighttime landscapes, which feature stark simplicity while offering rich detail upon closer inspection. While viewing may take some adjustment time to perceive all its subtle complexities and hidden mysteries, the rewards for doing so offer a deeply personal experience that only you will understand fully.