Elijah Barrett (b. 1987, USA) works in photography and film. He lives in Austin, TX. 

Email: elijah@elijahbarrett.info  / Instagram: elijahbarrett_. / Join mailing list


Exhibitions and Art Book Fairs

Rockport (solo), University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Popp Martin Student Union Art Gallery, Charlotte, NC

Rockport (solo), Central Texas College, Oveta Culp Hobby Library, Killeen, TX
Rockport (solo), San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, Gallery Verde, San Angelo, TX
Volumes 2018 (art book fair), Kunsthalle Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
New York Art Book Fair 2018 (art book fair), MoMA PS1, Long Island City, Queens, NY
Brighton Photo Fringe 2018, Brighton, United Kingdom
Seeing Harvey, FotoFest at Silver Street Studios, Houston, TX
Summer Sun Day Dream, Silver Eye Center for Photography, The Lab @ Silver Eye, Pittsburgh, PA
FotoTexas II, Museum of the Big Bend, Alpine, TX
J Book Show (art book fair), Cork Photo Festival, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

BA in Art (Photography & Video), Yale University, New Haven, CT, 2009

Fellowships, Grants, and Awards
Capacity Building Grant, City of Austin Cultural Arts Division, Austin, TX, 2018
Finalist, Michael P. Smith Fund for Documentary Photography (Juror: Gregory Harris), New Orleans Photo Alliance, 2018
Vimeo Staff Pick for KNIVES (documentary film), 2017
Louis Sudler Grant, Trumbull College, Yale University, 2006 - 2009
Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship, Yale University and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, 2007 - 2009
International Travel Grant to study at the Yale University Paul Melon Centre for British Art, London, UK, 2006
Gates Millennium Scholarship, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, 2005 - 2010

Lectures & Artist Visits
Artist Lecture, Central Texas College, Killeen, TX, 2018
Visiting Artist, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT, 2014

Collections (prints)
Trumbull College, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Collections (books)
DECK, Singapore
Hellenic Centre for Photography, Athens, Greece
Photobookshow, Brighton, UK

NET 2.8 What Will Suffice, edited by Tim Carpenter, Oranbeg Press, 2018

Bibliography, Press, Mentions, & Instagram Takeovers
Instagram Takeover, Houston Center for Photography, August 2018
Rich, Jeff. "Still Alluring," Oxford American Eyes on the South blog, July 2018
Haggard, Rob. A Photo Editor, April 2018
Molloy, Audrey. "Elijah Barrett," Aint-Bad, April 2018

Community Involvement
Yale Club of Austin, Yale Book Award Sponsor