Wes Carson is a fine art photographer, educator, and former assistant to Irving Penn in New York. He earned a Bachelors's degree in Advertising Photography from the Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California, and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Art with a concentration in Photography and Digital Imaging from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. 
Carson began photographing professionally in 1984 and worked as a commercial photographer until the early 2000s. Since 2006, he has taught analog and digital photography at the university level. His documentary-style fine art photographs have observed and cataloged contemporary culture daily for fourteen years. Carson's eclectic sequencing of photographs creates a reflective experience for the audience. His work has been published in photo books and exhibited nationally and internationally.
Wes Carson currently lives in Chicago, Illinois, where he teaches at the City Colleges of Chicago and College of DuPage. He also mentors private clients throughout the United States and abroad.
Back to Top