Christos J. Palios (Baltimore, MD) is a Greek-American photographer whose work probes ideas and aspects of identity, memory and isolation within urban, industrial, and natural spaces. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maryland in Baltimore County and was nominated as a 2016 Finalist of Maryland's most prestigious creative award, the Sondheim Prize. In addition, he was recently nominated as a 2016 Semi-Finalist for the Trawick Prize. He has exhibited his work locally and nationally: venues include the Barrett Art Gallery (Poughkeepsie, NY, 2015–curated by Katherine Ware, New Mexico Museum of Art), Kadoya Gallery (Pueblo, CO, 2014–curated by Jason Landry), Photoplace Gallery (Middlebury, VT, 2014), the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History (Albuquerque, NM, 2014), and The Athenaeum (Alexandria, VA, 2013). His work has been reviewed by online photography publications such as F-Stop Magazine and Dotphotozine and resides in several private and public collections throughout the nation including The Museum of Life Sciences (Durham, NC), Linked In (Chicago, IL), T. Rowe Price (Baltimore, MD), Hotel Indigo (Baltimore, MD), and the Veterans Affairs Regional Headquarters (Atlanta, GA).