Alex Harris was raised in the South and lives in Durham, North Carolina. He has photographed extensively in the American South, New Mexico, Alaska, and Cuba. He is currently working on a “Picturing the South” Commission from the High Museum of Art in Atlanta to photograph on independent narrative movie sets across the South. His work is represented in major collections including The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, The Museum of Modern Art in New York, The High Museum of Art in Atlanta, The North Carolina Museum of Art, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. His awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship in Photography, a Rockefeller Foundation Humanities Fellowship, and a Lyndhurst Prize.

Alex Harris, Penasco New Mexico, 1981
Alex Harris, Penasco New Mexico, 1981