Photo-based artist Bryon Darby was born and raised in the high desert mountains of northern Utah. Initially trained as a graphic designer, Darby received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Utah State University in 2001 before switching his primary focus to photography. After working for most of a decade in commercial and fine art photography, he went on to receive a Master of Fine Arts in Photography from Arizona State University in 2011.
Darby’s work is featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions throughout the United States and internationally including recent shows at the International Photography Festival in Pingyao, China, the Museum of Anthropology at Arizona State University, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Jacksonville. His work is held in many private and public collections including the Tempe Center for the Arts and the City of Phoenix Portable Works Collection.
Currently, Darby is Assistant Professor of PhotoMedia at the University of Kansas in Lawrence where he lives with his wife and daughter.
Contact: bryon [at] bryondarby [dot] com