• 3651
    Jon Reis, Concrete Embankment, Santa Monica Airport, 1982
  • 3016
    Rita Hammond, Self-portrait April '94, from the series 'Self-Portraits', 1994
  • 3556
    Martin Weber, In the municipality of San Pedro Polho there are 5,333 displaced. They are suffering much. We want to obtain support, food and medicine. Oventic, Chiapas , 2004
  • 2364
    Linda Adele Goodine, Cheers, from 'Standards of Perfection', 1999
  • Contact Sheet 106
    Karl Baden, Contact Sheet 106, 2000
  • 2077
    Barbara Yoshida, Transformation - 2, from 'Conversations with a Dead Pig', 1993
  • 707
    Robert Flynt, Untitled, 1997
  • 2846
    Rita Hammond, Untitled (at kitchen counter), from the series 'Images of a Woman', 1987
  • 3251
    Rita Hammond, Untitled (mansard roof and three-story columns), from the series 'Architecture: Resort Series'
  • 45
    John Banasiak, Untitled, from the series 'Chicago Night', 1976

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. 
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