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Matthew Leifheit, Photographer and Editor

Mr. Leifheit is founder and editor of MATTE Magazine, a journal of emerging photography. He was formerly Photo Editor of Vice Magazine, and has also written on art and photography for Time and Aperture. He received an MFA in photography at the Yale School of Art in 2017, and a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2011. His work in photography and publishing has been exhibited internationally and is held in public collections including the International Center of Photography, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art Library, and Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library. His photographs have appeared in publications including The New York Times, The New Yorker, Time Magazine, Vice, and the Yale Daily News. In 2017 he was awarded the Richard Benson Prize which includes a one term teaching fellowship.

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