Tess Mayer is a freelance portrait photographer based in New York City who grew up in Bovina Center, NY. She graduated from New York University with a major in Photography and Imaging and a minor in Anthropology. She is interested in topics surrounding sustainable agriculture and how the policing of food effects rural communities. Her ongoing project surrounding her younger sister, Ava, focuses on the complexities and stories that unfold while growing up.

Please see Tess & Julia Weddings for wedding and event photography. 

Etesslomayer@gmail.com / C: 607  643  5387

EXPERIENCE: 2016Online Photo Assistant at Interview Magazine - Teaching Assistant at New York University - Archive Assistant at Annie Leibovitz Studio - Executive Editor of ISO Magazine2015: Teaching Assistant at the International Center of Photography - Photo Intern at Saturday Night Live. Past: Barista and Employee at Tay Tea, NY - Barista/Waitress at Two Old Tarts.

EXHIBITIONS: Farming Delaware County on view at Gulf & Western Gallery, March-April 2016. Ava on view at Tisch BFA Thesis, Photoville 2016. Farming Delaware County on view at the Delaware County Historical Association. 

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