Tony O’Brien

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Tony O’Brien is a photojournalist who has made his home in Santa Fe for the past 30 years. Originally from New York, he began his photographic career in 1973, working at the Santa Fe New Mexican, the Santa Fe Reporter, and the Albuquerque Journal. His work has also been featured in many national and international publications including TIME, Newsweek, LIFE, and The New York Times Sunday Magazine. O’Brien also worked with the Ford Foundation on a land use protection project for the Zuni Pueblo.
O’Brien’s photography has been exhibited at the Museum of Our National Heritage in Massachusetts, The Adham Center of Photography in Cairo, and the Newseum in New York, among others. In 1990, O’Brien was awarded the first Eliot Porter Foundation Grant for his work in Afghanistan. He is currently the director of the Documentary Studies program at the Santa Fe College of Art and Design.

Artwork


|<br /><br /><em>(click to view large)</em> Vespers, Monastery of Christ in the Desert, 1996

Size: 16 x 20 inches
Medium: Gelatin silver print

Current Lannan Art Collection


|<br /><br /><em>(click to view large)</em> Chalkboard, LaLander, Afghanistan #20, 2003

Size: 16 x 20 inches
Medium: Gelatin silver print

Current Lannan Art Collection


|<br /><br /><em>(click to view large)</em> School Room, LaLander, Afghanistan #20, 2003

Size: 16 x 20 inches
Medium: Gelatin silver print

Current Lannan Art Collection


|<br /><br /><em>(click to view large)</em> A New Student, LaLander, Afghanistan #21, 2003

Size: 16 x 20 inches
Medium: Gelatin silver print

Current Lannan Art Collection


|<br /><br /><em>(click to view large)</em> Father and Son, LaLander, Afghanistan, 2003

Size: 16 x 20 inches
Medium: Gelatin silver print

Current Lannan Art Collection


|<br /><br /><em>(click to view large)</em> Old Man-New Times, Kabul, Afghanistan, 2003

Size: 16 x 20 inches
Medium: Gelatin silver print

Current Lannan Art Collection


|<br /><br /><em>(click to view large)</em> Tea Time, Logar, Afghanistan, 2003

Size: 16 x 20 inches
Medium: Gelatin silver print

Current Lannan Art Collection