Chris Berntsen is a New Orleans/New York based artist. His photography explores themes related to queerness, intimacy, and time. In addition to exhibition photography he also creates time-based projection and video works. Chris’ work has been exhibited in MoMA PS1, The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, and the Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans. He has been working closely with photo conceptual artist Hank Willis Thomas for over ten years. Chris received his BFA from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts will begin pursuing his MFA at Hunter College in Fall 2018.