DAVID MAISEL (b. 1961, New York) earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Princeton University and Master of Fine Arts from California College of the Arts. From institutional archives to environmentally impacted sites, his photographs of transmuted objects and aerial views of altered landscapes probe the artifacts of mankind. He has an extensive history of exhibitions throughout the United States and in Canada, Europe and Korea. His photographs are in a number of prominent museum collections, including the Denver Art Museum, Getty Museum, Houston Museum of Fine Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art and National Gallery of Art. Among his accolades are awards from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Center for Cultural Innovation, and residencies at the Getty Research Institute and Headlands Center for the Arts.