tintype, self-portrait, 2015

tintype, self-portrait, 2015

About Farah Marie Velten

Originally from Sausalito CA, Farah Marie Velten is a New York City based visual artist who practices fine art photography focusing on analogue and alternative printmaking processes, including cyanotype, anthotype, chemigram, lumen, van dyke brown, platinum palladium, photogram, silver gelatin, color chromogenic, encaustic, tintype, pinhole, and marbling.

She is a teaching artist with Josephine Herrick Project, an assistant teacher at International Center for Photography (ICP), and has taught at ICP at the Point, The High School of Fashion Industries (HSFI), The International High School at LaGuardia College (IHS), Bronx Documentary Center (BDC), Grand Street Settlement at Rutgers, as well as in Patagonia Chile, Bretagne France, and Malmö Sweden. Farah teaches private and group printmaking workshops from her home studio in Brooklyn, NY. She is also a paper art handler at The Guggenheim Museum and Foundation in New York City.

Farah has exhibited work in New York, California, Sweden, Mexico City, was a participating artist in Kulturföreningen Triennal's Agrikultura as creator of Agriphoto-Culturagraph, is a participating artist on Artmobia, and has published her photography as cover art for academic journals and music albums. She is self-represented.