Stephen Spiller works and lives in Long Island City, NY, USA. He is self-educated and began photographing in 1985. In 2003 he began experimenting with digital manipulation to better define and explain his political and social positions which are the foundation of most of his work. Examples of subjects that interest him include: identity, racial prejudice, religion, economic disparity, universal healthcare, denying women control over their lives, affordable, quality education, gun violence, etc. Specifically he has made artworks dealing with beauty, fashion, prostitution, aging, gender, rape, misogyny, politics, etc. He has exhibited in over ninety U.S. and international galleries and museums, e.g. New York, NY (Soho Photo Gallery); Los Angeles, CA (Tag Gallery, Los Angeles Center For Digital Art); Miami Beach, FL (Spectrum Miami Art Show); Buenos Aires, Argentina (The Palais de Glace); Cakovec, Croatia (Museum of Medimurje); Arles, France (Galerie Huit); Malaga, Spain (Municipal Museum); Thessaloniki, Greece (National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation); Venice, Italy (Exhibition Hall of the Venue of Laneri); Berlin, Germany (The Palazzo Italia); Beijing, China (Czech China Contemporary Museum); Barcelona, Spain (FotoNostrum Gallery); Tokyo, Japan (The National Art Center of Tokyo), and more. Most of the exhibitions resulted from a juried selection process. One, in New York City (Chelsea) was a three-person exhibit, the remainder were group shows. Spiller has also been published in several issues of Musee Magazine, and he participated in an art panel discussion entitled: “Personal Is Political Is Personal” in a Brooklyn, NY gallery. He is a member of the Los Angeles Art Association. His work is in several collections, including The Fletcher Collection, Johnson City, TN and the collection of the 5th Barcelona Foto Biennale, Barcelona, Spain. He is a founding member of FotoNostrum, the largest photography gallery in Barcelona, Spain.