Brian Garbrecht (he/him) is a multidisciplinary student artist from Elgin, IL, currently working towards his Bachelor's Degree in the Arts with a concentration on Studio Arts at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. Brian mixes photography, printmaking, archives, and important documents to explore the ideas of self, truth, and identity. He is a 2021 Honorable Mention recipient for the Dorthea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University for his in-progress series Forest From A Tree. He was also a 2020 recipient of the Society for Photographic Education (SPE) Student Award for Innovations in Imaging. Brian’s work has been shown in dozens of juried exhibitions across the United States.

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