As a photographer, Phil Roeder’s work has been exhibited around the country and published around the world. His photos have been shown at the Aperture Foundation’s gallery in New York City, the Center for Photographic Art in Carmel, CA, and the Des Moines Art Center. He is an American Photography 33 winner, and has earned awards at the Iowa State Fair photography salon, the Capture the Heart of America photography contest, and the Des Moines Exhibited show. Phil began 2018 with an exhibit at Grand View University documenting the artistry, athleticism and activism of students at Des Moines Public Schools, Iowa’s largest provider of public education.
Phil’s work has appeared in publications such as National Geographic Traveler, the New York Times, Time, Vice, National Journal, Mother Jones, the Atlantic, Wired, Forbes, Berliner Zeitung, Le Monde, Roll Call, US News and World Report, and other news outlets.