Tom Griggs is a photographer, editor, educator and writer. He is Founding Editor of the website fototazo. He lives in Medellín, Colombia.
He has exhibited his photographs internationally. His work is included in the Permanent Print and Picture Collection of the Free Library of Philadelphia and private collections. He received the ICETEX Visiting Professor Grant to Colombia for 2010-2011. Nexus / foundation for today's art awarded him their Purchase Prize in 2007 and the Massachusetts College of Art and Design gave him a Travel Award for studies in Paris in 2002. He has been a Critical Mass Finalist as well as a PDN 30 nominee, both in 2012.
fototazo supports microgrants for emerging Colombian photographers with photography posts of original content. His collaborations with Alec Soth, Hannah Frieser and Jaime Permuth have investigated South American photography while a project with Andy Adams focused on Gerry Badger's "The Pleasures of Good Photographs."
He received his MFA and BFA from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design as well as a BA from Wesleyan University.