Zachary P. Stephens (b. Brattleboro, VT, 1983) is an American visual artist and educator specializing in lens-based media.
He received his MFA in Visual Art from the Vermont College of Fine Arts and a certificate of professional photography from the Hallmark Institute of Photography. Before dedicating his life to art and arts education he was a professional photojournalist with work appearing in; The New York Times, The Boston Globe, USA Today, The Burlington Free Press, Vermont Life Magazine, The Brattleboro Reformer, and many more.
His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally with the Photographic Exploration Project in Berlin, Germany, Gabba Gallery in Los Angeles, CA, Candela Gallery in Richmond, VA, Woody Gaddis Photographic Arts Gallery in Oklahoma, Kayafas Gallery in Boston, MA, Dianich Gallery in Brattleboro, VT, and the Snyder Gallery in Marlboro, VT. Stephens was also recently named a finalist in Photolucida’s 2020 Critical Mass.
Currently, he is an adjunct professor of photography at Franklin Pierce University and Springfield College. Additionally, he has taught at Keene State College, Landmark College, the Community College of Vermont, the In-Sight Photography Project, and is an active member of the Society for Photographic Education.