CHRISTIAN PATTERSON lives in Brooklyn, New York. His work is collected and exhibited internationally. His first monograph, Sound Affects, was published in 2008. His second monograph, Redheaded Peckerwood, was published by MACK in 2011 to international critical acclaim, nominated for the 2012 Kraszna-Krausz Book Awards and won the prestigious 2012 Recontres d’Arles Author Book Award. In 2013 he was awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship. Patterson is represented by Rose Gallery (Santa Monica) and Robert Morat (Hamburg/Berlin).
Redheaded Peckerwood, by Christian Patterson, was voted the best photobook of 2011 by dozens and dozens of influential book critics.