Janelle Lynch is a large-format (8x10) photographer based in New York City. Since receiving her MFA in Photography and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts in 1999, her work has been widely exhibited, collected, and published. Lynch’s work is in several international public collections including, George Eastman House, Rochester, NY; Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY; New York Public Library, New York, NY; Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA; Fundación AMYC, Madrid, Spain; and Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Salta, Argentina. In 2010, the Newark Museum acquired Lynch's entire River series, which has been on view in the Major Contemporary Galleries since 2012. Lynch teaches at the International Center of Photography, is a 2013 Artist-in-Residence at the Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY, and writes about photography for photo-eye, The Photo Review, Loupe, and Afterimage. She was a 2012-2013 Fellow at The Writers' Institute, CUNY Graduate Center, and has received many honors, including three grants from Kodak. Lynch’s Barcelona was recently shortlisted for The Cord Prize 2013.