John Chiara (AIR ’10) creates one-of-a-kind photographs with a variety of hand-built cameras, the largest of which is a 50” x 80” field camera that he transports on a flatbed trailer. Chiara’s work has been reviewed in numerous publications including the Washington Post, the New Yorker and Artforum. In 2011, the Pilara Foundation commissioned John Chiara’s Bridge Project for their permanent collection. He served as an artist in residence at Crown Point Press, San Francisco in 2009. He received his BFA from University of Utah and his MFA from the California College of the Arts. He lives and works in San Francisco.