Peter Hoffman YG11

  • Current Location: Chicago

Peter Hoffman is a Chicago based photographer who splits his time between working on portrait and feature photography commissions and creating personal projects. His work branches into topics that deal with sustainability, sociology and technology. His body of work entitled Fox-River Derivatives – a conceptually driven environmental statement motivated by the 2010 Deep Horizon Oil Spill has recently been shown at the Catherine Edelman Gallery in Chicago, and online in, Design, The Huffington Post, PDN, Phaidon and other arts focused outlets. Most recently his personal work brought him to Christchurch, New Zealand to work on a photographic project exploring the psychology of living under the duress of constant earthquake activity. It was a return to the country where he started photography in earnest, photographing surf adventures with friends in college. His editorial clients include The New York Times, The Guardian: Weekend Magazine, The Times of London, Bloomberg Businessweek, Chicago Magazine, Nylong Guys, Monocle, The Wall St. Journal and others.

Portfolio Imagery:

  • Project 1 of 3

    Fox River Derivatives: Untitled # 10

    From a series of personal work dealing with water and oil


    Credits: Photograph by Peter Hoffman

  • Project 2 of 3

    Brushfire: Washburn, Wisconsin

    An image from part of a series of photographs that deal with sustainable forestry and organic farming for use in policy materials, marketing materials and various pertinent informational outlets as well as an accompanying traveling gallery show entitled “Celebrate Forests”


    Credits: Peter Hoffman, Photographer For The National Network of Forest Practitioners – Sherry DiBari/Photo Editor, Colin Donohue, Project Manager

  • Project 3 of 3

    Theaster Gates for The New York Times

    Portrait for use in editorial context in story about possessions that are important to well known people.


    Credits: Peter Hoffman, Photographer For The New York Times - Elizabeth Bristow/Photo Editor

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