Grid of Imagined Landscapes from Mannequin Camera series

Grid of Imagined Landscapes from Mannequin Camera series

Caity Fares

Caity Fares is a visual artist and educator living in San Diego, California. She uses digital and analog cameras to create traditional portraits and builds handmade cameras out of discarded materials to make experimental landscapes. Caity has exhibited work in the states and abroad, including at SOMArts, the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, the Szkéné Theatre in Budapest, the San Francisco Arts Commission, and the San Diego Art Institute: Museum of the Living Artist. Her photos have been published in Blur Magazine, Coast Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, and F­Stop Magazine.

She was recently awarded a residency and grant from the Fljótstunga Travel Farm in Iceland where she created landscape photographs that explore the contemporary state of a one thousand year old lava field. Caity received her BA in Art from the University of California, Santa Cruz and completed her MFA in Photography at the San Francisco Art Institute. She now freelance shoots for the New York Times and works as adjunct faculty at San Diego City College, the Art Institute of California, San Diego, and UC San Diego Extension.