Allen Frame is a photographer and writer, represented by Gitterman Gallery in New York where he has had solo exhibitions in 2005, 2009, and 2013. He the awardee of the 2017/2018 Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome. His 2013 exhibition Dialogue with Bolaño was presented at the Museum of Art of the Sonora in Hermosillo, Mexico. Detour, a reflection on a decade’s of his photographs, was published by Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg in 2001. In the 80’s he adapted and directed the writing of artist David Wojnarowicz, which was presented in venues in New York and Berlin. In London in 1987 he co-wrote the play Call Grandad with Bertie Marshall and directed it at the Old Red Lion Theater. Recently he has written a full-length play called Dogs Barking in the Deep South. In 2012, he co-produced the feature film Four. He has been the recipient of grants from the Penny McCall Foundation, the Peter Reed Foundation, Creative Time, Art Matters, and CECArtslink. He has been the curator of numerous exhibitions, has been a contributing editor for Bomb, and has written feature articles for The New York Times and other publications. He is an Adjunct Professor of Photography at Pratt Institute and also teaches at the School of Visual Arts, and the International Center of Photography in New York. He graduated from Harvard University and grew up in Mississippi.