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 one hundred 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), etc. He is a founding member of FotoNostrum Gallery, the largest photography gallery in Barcelona, Spain.