• Barbara Houghton, Phil Block, 1978"
  • Hollis Frampton, Marion Faller, Pat Clancy Says the People Who Design These Ads Just Graduated from Pratt and Have Been Following the Art World Pretty Closely, from series 'False Impressions', 1979"
  • Vincent Cianni, Series: The South Side. Nelson on Bedford Avenue, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 1996, 1998"
  • Rita Hammond, Untitled (three-story columns with Victorian "B"), from the series 'Architecture: Resort Series'"
  • Keith Sandman, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Canary Islands, 1976"
  • Ross Franklin, The Embassy Arrest, 1985"
  • Dean Kessmann, Sculpture (back cover) 2007, 2007, printed 2009"
  • Laurie Sieverts Snyder, Hanging Ducks from Grad / Faculty Portfolio, 1986"
  • John Collier, Along Mud Lake Road, 1940"
  • Paul W. Pearce, Bride Bingo, 1982"

The Light Work Collection serves as an important document of Light Work’s history of support for artists and their creative process. In 1979, photographs informally donated to Light Work by early participants in our Artist-in-Residence Program accumulated into a small collection. It was at this time that Light Work began to formally ask each artist we worked with to contribute work, in an effort to establish and grow a permanent collection. As a result, the collection consists primarily of work made by artists who have participated in the residency, exhibitions, and Light Work Grant recipients. Because we encourage participation by a variety of emerging and under-represented artists in our programs, The Light Work Collection is an extensive and diverse archive that maps the trends and developments in contemporary photography. There are currently over 4,000 works of art in Light Work’s permanent collection. 
For more info about the collection and using this website, please click here.