Rick Schatzberg



Rick Schatzberg is an American photographer living and making work in Brooklyn, New York and Norfolk, Connecticut. His monograph Twenty Two North (self-published, 2015) was awarded first prize in the “One for the Books” competition at the Ballarat Foto International Biennale (Australia, 2015).

Rick holds a degree from Columbia University in Anthropology (1978), played French horn with Cecil Taylor’s ensemble in 1970s, and spent more than thirty years as a business executive and entrepreneur in the New York metropolitan area. In 2015 he completed a one-year certificate program the International Center of Photography. He received his MFA in photography from the University of Hartford in 2018.


The Boys, Joseloff Gallery (Group), West Hartford, CT, August 2018

Twenty Two North, Gunn Memorial Library (Solo), Washington, CT, April 2017

Twenty Two North, No. Six Depot Gallery (Solo), West Stockbridge, MA Feb. 2017

Norfolk Through the Lens (Group), Norfolk Library, Norfolk, CT, October 2016

The Future Perfect (Group), International Center of Photography’s Rita K. Hillman Gallery, NY, NY, September through November 20, 2016

Sohn Fine Art Gallery (Group), Lenox, MA, April 2016

Texas National 2016 (Abelardo Morell- Juror) The Cole Art Center (Group), Nacogdoches, TX, April 2016

Norfolk Photographers, Pinacoteca Gallery (Group), Bantam, CT, April 2016

Revealing the Real, Atlanta Photography Group (Group), Atlanta, GA, March 2016

Colorado Environmental Film Festival’s 7th Annual Environmental Photography Exhibition (Group): American Mountaineering Center, Golden CO. March 2016

American Road Trip, Site: Brooklyn (Group), Brooklyn, NY, Jan. 2016

Regional Showcase: New York, Manifest Gallery (Group), Cincinnati, OH, December 2015

Twenty Two North, Norfolk Library (Solo), Norfolk CT, November 2015

Art From the Heart 2015, Gowanus Loft (Group), Brooklyn, NY October 2015

Photoville 2015 (Group), Brooklyn, NY September 2015

Tipping Point, ICP’s Rita K. Hillman Gallery (Group), New York, 2015

Columbia University School of the Arts (Group), New York, 2014


Twenty Two North, June 2015


1st Prize, “One for the Books” award in Ballarat Foto International Biennale 2015 (Australia)


Compilation Books, Zines, Press

Bleek Magazine, Feature Story: Project/Rick Schatzberg: Twenty Two North May 25, 2016      http://bleek-magazine.com/projects/rick-schatzberg/

Happening in the Hills, Feature Story: Fragmentary Encounters May, 2016 http://happeninginthehills.com/onourradar/fragmentary-encounters/

Atlanta Photography Group Q&A: Rick Schatzberg March 31, 2016 http://www.atlantaphotographygroup.org/blog/2016/3/30/q-a-rick-schatzberg

F-Stop Magazine: Group Exhibition- Wonder-Full, February, 2016

Don’t Take Pictures – 21 January 2016; Photo of The Day http://www.donttakepictures.com/photo-of-the-day/

Lenscratch Fine Art Photography Daily: 17 January 2016; Feature story: Rick Schatzberg: Twenty Two North- http://lenscratch.com/2016/01/rick-schatzberg-twentytwonorth/

Lenscratch Fine Art Photography Daily – The 2015 Favorite Photograph Exhibition, January 1, 2016

Norfolk Now, Feature story: Photographing a Long and Winding Road. November 1, 2015. Print and online: http://www.nornow.org/2015/11/01/photographing-a-long-and-winding-road/

 F-Stop Magazine – October 2015 Issue: Group Exhibition- Where I Live

Shift Vol. 10 – International Center of Photography June, 2015 (print)