David Wright* – Uganda- A River Blue

18.02.2012 in17:55 in Art, Documentary -->


David Wright (b. 1983) is a fine art documentary photographer based in Camden, Maine. He has always learned about the world and himself through photography.

In 2009 David photographed in northern Uganda, focusing on A River Blue, a school providing psychosocial counseling and vocational training to vulnerable youth. His series, Uganda: A River Blue, was selected for the 2009 Conscientious Portfolio Competition Prize, exhibited at Anastasia Photo Gallery in New York in 2010, selected for the 2011 Hearst 8×10 Photography Biennial, and exhibited at the Hearst Towers in 2011.

During the fall of 2010 David made his way to Vinalhaven, a island off the coast of Maine, to work as a sternman on a commercial lobster fishing vessel. His series, Sky Above / Sea Below, was made while lobstering and exhibited at Asymmetrick Arts in Maine in 2011. He is the volunteer director for the non-profit A River Blue based in Uganda and is a board member of the non-profit Media Action based in Alaska.

David’s editorial work is represented by Redux Pictures, his Uganda work is represented by Anastasia Photo Gallery, and his Sky Above / Sea Below work is represented by Asymmetrick Arts.