Tess Mayer is a freelance photographer based in New York City. 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. Her clients include The New York Times, Vice, Interview Magazine, Refinery 29 etc.

NYU Tisch Photography & Imaging Class Alumnus. 

For wedding & event photography please see tessandjulia.com.


EXHIBITIONS: "cit.i.zen.ship: reflections on rights" on view at the Gulf & Western Gallery, October 2018 - January 2019. Excerpts of Ava on view at The West Kortright Centre, Summer 2018. Farming Delaware County on view at the Delaware County Historical Association 2017. Farming Delaware County on view at Gulf & Western Gallery, March-May 2016. Ava on view at Tisch BFA Thesis, Photoville 2016. 

Photo by Julia Wang

Photo by Julia Wang