Represented in New York by Jen Bekman Gallery
Ian Baguskas is a New York based photographer from Philadelphia. With a full scholarship, Ian received his BFA from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.
Baguskas travels extensively to work on independent projects and assignments including Haenyo, photographed in South Korea, about the last generation of female divers on Jeju Island. Other projects include Sweet Water, photographed in the deserts of California, about the depletion of the natural aquifer in the American West and Searching, about the instinctual desire to be in nature and explore different landscapes.
Named to the PDN 30, Baguskas was featured in their March 2008 issue as one of the year’s top 30 emerging photographers. He was nominated for the 2008 KLM Paul Huf Award, honored as one of four finalists for the 2007 Aperture Portfolio Prize, was a winner of the 2007 Ne Plus Ultra, Hey, Hot Shot! Annual at Jen Bekman Gallery and the Flash Forward 2008 Magenta Foundation Award.
Exhibitions include: Sweet Water, solo exhibition at Jen Bekman, 'Looking at the Land - 21st-Century American Views' at the RISD Museum of Art, Land Use Survey at Jen Bekman, Fathoming The Sea at the Hong Kong Maritime Museum, BAMart at Bergdorf Goodman, In Search of the Miraculous at The Camera Club of New York, Mixtape at Jen Bekman, You Might Find Yourself at Crane Arts in Philadelphia, and The Interactive Landscape at Mt. Tremper Arts in New York.
Publications include: Wall Street Journal Magazine, Photo District News, Fader, Culture and Travel, Photo Art, Theme, Next American City, The Photo, Avenue L, Flash Forward, and Brooklyn Bound.