About the Artist Jonathan Blaustein is an artist, writer, and educator based in Taos, New Mexico. He studied Economics and History at Duke University, before receiving an MFA in Photography from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. Jonathan has exhibited his work widely in the US, and his photographs reside in several important collections, including the Library of Congress, the State of New Mexico, the Brooklyn Museum, MOPA, the UNM Art Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the New Mexico Museum of Art. His project, "The Value of a Dollar," was published by the New York Times in 2010, and subsequently went viral on the Internet. Ultimately, the conceptual series was seen by millions of people around the world, creating dialogue about the manner in which food represents deeper issues of wealth, class, power and health. "MINE," his mixed media photo series, was also featured in the New York Times, as well as Fraction Magazine. The work debuted at the NM Arts Centennial Project Space, a public gallery on the plaza in Santa Fe in the summer of 2012, and has been exhibited in England , Santa Fe and Denver in 2013. Jonathan has taught photography for almost a decade, and also writes for the New York Times and A Photo Editor, an influential blog for the global photography industry. Look for his Friday column at www.aphotoeditor.com. For print sale inquiries, please contact the artist directly.