Francis Crisafio (b. 1954, Pittsburgh, PA) received a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. He has been included in group exhibitions at Photographic Resource Center, Boston; “The Fence,” Brooklyn and Boston; Filter Space, Chicago; Center for Photography, Greenville, SC; A. Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX; Los Angeles Center for Photography; Hoyt Institute of Fine Art, New Castle, PA; PhotoNOLA, New Orleans; Aperture Foundation Gallery and Soho Photo Gallery, both New York; Philadelphia Photo Arts Center; Silvereye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh; and Providence Center for Photographic Arts. Crisafio was a LensCulture Exposure Awards Finalist, 2015; a Semifinalist in The Print Center’s 90th ANNUAL International Competition, 2015; a Fellow at the Silver Eye Center of Photography, Pittsburgh, 2017; and a Finalist for Exposure at Photographic Resource Center, Boston, 2018. He has been reviewed in Artscope Magazine, The Boston Globe, Feature Shoot, Hyperallergic, Lenscratch, A Photo Editor, Pittsburgh City Paper and Slate Magazine. His work is included in the permanent collection of Carnegie Mellon University.