Brandon Thibodeaux is a photographer and educator based in Houston, TX, who creates portraits in the documentary tradition. In addition to his assignment work and creative commissions, he explores life in the American South. He is a guest instructor with the Santa Fe Photographic and Maine Media Workshops, as well as both the Houston and Los Angeles Centers of Photography.
His work has been recognized by American Photo Magazine, Photo District News, and the Oxford American lists him as one of their 100 Under 100, New Superstars of Southern Art.
His long-term photographic project based in the Mississippi Delta first entitled, When Morning Comes, was awarded Center’s Gallerist Choice Award 2013, AI-AP American Photography 30, the Critical Mass Solo Show Award 2013, the 2014 Michael P. Smith Fund For Documentary Photography Grant and the 2016 Palm Springs Photo Festival Portfolio Review Award.
This work, later published as a book by Red Hook Editions in 2017, under the new title, In That Land of Perfect Day, has been featured by numerous publications including American Photo Magazine, B+W Magazine, Garden &Gun, PDN, Port Magazine, Oxford American, The New York Times, Time.com and The Washington Post.
Prints from this series are held in the collections of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Telfair Museums, Savannah, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, and various private collections, including The Do Good Fund, Inc.
Bloomberg Business Week
BBVA Compass Bank
FT Weekend Magazine
The New York Times
Shell Oil International
Urban Land Institute
The Wall Street Journal
World Wildlife Fund