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 and image printer at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation in New York City, and an art handler and artist’s assistant at Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Farah is co-teaching a photography workshop in Taos, New Mexico in Summer of 2019.`Later this year she’ll be doing projects in Careyes, Mexico and all over India, with hopes to return to Sicily early next year.
Farah has exhibited work in New York, California, Mexico City, Sweden, Russia, was a participating artist in Kulturföreningen Triennal's Agrikultura as creator of Agriphoto-Culturagraph, has been a featured artist in SHOTS Magazine, is a participating artist on Artmobia, and has published her photography as cover art for academic journals and music albums. Farah is self-represented.