Steve Giovinco

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Steve Giovinco
Born (1961-08-31) August 31, 1961 (age 53)
Tarrytown, New York
Nationality American
Education Yale University
Known for Photography

Steve Giovinco is a fine art photographer who photographs landscapes, self-portraits, and people. His focus is on fine-art photography with lyrical and psychologically charged private moments of couples using himself and dark landscape photographs. Steve Giovinco has exhibited his art photographs with Jeff Wall, Sam Taylor-Wood, Catherine Opie, and others. He has worked with a digital camera since 1999 and created a handheld 8x8" film camera. His work was published in,[1] by Chronicle Books.

Life and career[edit]

Steve Giovinco was born in Tarrytown, New York on 31 August 1961; he graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a BA in history and literature and Yale University with an MFA in photography, where he studied with Tod Papageorge, Thomas Roma, Richard Benson; Gregory Crewdson was a classmate.[2] Steve Giovinco also received three Yaddo artist residency fellowships in 2001, 2002 and 2009.


Steve Giovinco's work is in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum.[3] and the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.


  • Edge of Darkness: Photographs by Steve Giovinco and Tim Simmons, Sheldon Art Gallery, St. Louis, 2012.[10]

Selected articles[edit]

  • Conti, Tiziana. Tema Celeste, Issue 110, 2005, page 120.
  • Finocchi, Daniela, “Steve Giovinco,” Zoom, September–October 2005, pages 36–39.
  • Leffingwell, Edward. Art in America, February, 2008, page 145.
  • Zoom, July/August 2007, page 62.


  1. ^ Summertime_Book
  2. ^ Bio page, Luminous Lint. Accessed 27 February 2011.
  3. ^ Search results, Brooklyn Museum, Accessed 27 February 2011.
  4. ^ Exhibition notice, Fotogalerie Wien. Accessed 27 February 2011.
  5. ^ Exhibition notice, Accessed 27 February 2011.
  6. ^ Table of activities (XLS file), MyUArts, University of the Arts. Accessed 27 February 2011.
  7. ^ Amy Karlinsky and Anne Brydon, Home Show (Winnipeg: Winnipeg Art Gallery, 2003; ISBN 0-88915-219-5).
  8. ^ Exhibition notice, Accessed 27 February 2011.
  9. ^ Exhibition notice, Accessed 28 February 2011.
  10. ^ Exhibition notice Sheldon Art Gallery website.
  11. ^ Exhibition notice John Michael Kohler Arts Center website.
  12. ^ [1] Weatherspoon Art Gallery website.

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