Gregory Crewdson

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Birthday
26, 1962
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY

About

Photographer known for his tableaux of American homes and neighborhoods. He holds an MFA from Yale University and has been on the faculty there since 1993. He's represented by Gagosian Gallery worldwide and by White Cube Gallery in London.

Before Fame

As a teenager, he was part of a punk rock group called The Speedies and one of their songs "Let Me Take Your Photo" was used by Hewlett Packard used the song in advertisements to promote its digital cameras.

Trivia

He's been awarded the Skowhagen Medal for Photography and The National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowship in recognition of his work. He's also had featured showings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Brooklyn Museum.

Family Life

He's originally from Park Slope, Brooklyn. 

Associated With

He's shared a video of Chrissie Hynde singing at a friend's birthday party to his Instagram.