B. 1974, Maplewood, New Jersey, USA

Currently lives and works in New York City, NY, USA


Previously resided in: Venice, Italy; Beijing; Hong Kong; Singapore; Tokyo; Taipei; Shanghai (1995-2015)



1997 BS, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA


Chinese Language, History, and Culture, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China
1995 Italian literature, Venetian Art History, Casa Artom, Venice, Italy 





REDUCE SPEED NOW!, Somerset House courtyard, London, U.K.


Earth Works: Mapping the Anthropocene, USC Fisher Museum of Art, in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Los Angeles, CA, USA

We Are The Asteroid II, Public art installation, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL, USA

Climate Signals: Engaging New York City in the Climate Conversation, The Climate Museum, in partnership with the New York City Mayor's Office – Climate Policy and Programs, New York City, NY, USA

Like a Thief in the Night: Justin Brice Guariglia, Maruani Mercier Gallery, Knokke, Belgium

Landscapes: Justin Brice Guariglia, Art Brussels, Maruani Mercier Gallery, Brussels, Belgium








Earth Works: Mapping the Anthropocene, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL, USA 

Phenomena ad Noumena, Telluride Gallery of Fine Art, Telluride, CO, USA

Intervention: After Ice, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

Intervention: After Ice, New York City, NY, USA

iOS App Debut: After Ice, iTunes Store, Apr 20, 2017

After Nature, TwoThirtyOne Projects, New York City, NY, USA 

Field Notes: Omega Block I, Russo Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA


Topographies of the AnthropoceneLincoln Center Global Exchange, Lincoln Center, NYC, USA



Planet Shanghai, Chobi Mela V, Festival of Photography, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Shaolin, Aperture Foundation/Utah Valley University Woodbury Museum, UT, USA



Shaolin, Aperture Foundation/National Geographic Museum, Washington, D.C., USA

Shaolin, Aperture Foundation/Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA, USA




Qi, Amelia Johnson Contemporary Gallery, Hong Kong

Qi, Gallery 339, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Qi, The Aperture Foundation Gallery & The Rubin Museum, New York City, NY, USA





For Freedoms, 50 States Initiative, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK, USA
For Freedoms, 50 States Initiative, billboard in Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Group Show, EXPO Chicago, Maruani Mercier Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
Indicators: Artists on Climate Change, Storm King Arts Center, New Windsor, NY, USA


Wisdom & Nature, Le Ciel Foundation, PHILLIPS New York, Park Avenue, Nov 27 - 29, 2017
Wisdom & Nature, Le Ciel Foundation, PHILLIPS Paris, Rue du Bac, Sept 18 - 22, 2017
Wisdom & Nature, Le Ciel Foundation, PHILLIPS London, Berkeley Square, Sept 4 - 8, 2017

For Freedoms, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY, USA

Summer Group Show, 1 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY, USA


Noorderlicht International Photofestival, Museum Belvédère, Heerenveen Oranjewoud, Netherlands


Mosai|C|ity Group Exhibition, FELLINI Gallery, Shanghai, China


Planet China, Fovea Exhibitions Gallery, Beacon, New York City, NY, USA


Degrees of Separation, Peer Gallery, London, UK





Recent Additions to the Permanent CollectionMuseum of Fine Arts Houston, TX, USA

Planet Shanghai, PingYao Photography Festival, PingYao, China

Choreographic, Images of Movement, Minnesota Center of Photography, MN, USA

Fotofest Discoveries Group Show, Houston, TX, USA 





Artist-in-Residence, Moody Center for the Arts, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA


Woods Hole Research Center Fellow, Woods Hole, MA, USA (2018-2021)

Anchorage Museum of Art Artist-in-Residence, Anchorage, AK, USA (2018 - 2021)


Howard Foundation Fellow in Photography, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA

Simons Foundation Fellow, Science Sandbox @ New Lab, Brooklyn, NY, USA


NASA/Jet Propulsion Lab Embedded Artist in the Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) mission (2016 - 2020)


NASA/Goddard artist in collaboration with Operation Ice Bridge (OIB) mission (2015 - 2016)






National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant for Earth Works: Mapping the Anthropocene (Norton Museum of Art)

Howard Foundation Fellowship grant recipient, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA 


Nominated for the Sovereign Art Prize, Hong Kong, China

Bronze Cube, The Art Director's Club of New York, USA

Silver Medal, Independent Publisher's Award, New York, USA


Best Photobook of 2013, Communications Arts, New York, USA 



Best Photography Books of 2008, American Photo Magazine, New York, USA

Pictures of the Year Awards for General News Reporting, POYi65, Columbia, MO, USA


10 Discoveries of 2004, Fotofest, Houston, TX, USA



Pictures of the Year Awards for General Division/Science/Natural History Picture Story, POYi60, Columbia, MO, USA

Pictures of the Year Awards for Single Image, POYi60, Columbia, MO, USA


30 Young Photographers Under 30, Photo District News, New York, USA

Nominated for the“Young Photographer of the Year” Infinity Award, The International Center of Photography, New York, USA



Earth Works: Mapping the Anthropocene, The Norton Museum of Art, Catalogue


Art, Theory and Practice in the Anthropocene, Vernon Press, Essay


After Nature: Justin Brice Guariglia, TwoThirtyOne Projects, Catalogue


Johor: Tropic of Colors, the National Geographic Society, Monograph


Johor: Asia Latitude One, De.MO, Monograph


Planet Shanghai, Chronicle Books, Monograph


Shaolin: Temple of Zen, the Aperture Foundation, Monograph

Xiao Hong Quan (Small Flood of Fists) Flipbook, the Aperture Foundation




Justin Brice Guariglia hopes his EXPO Chicago installation We Are the Asteroid II will raise eco-awareness, Marissa De La Cerda, Chicago Reader, September 25, 2018

'Warning High CO2': Navy Pier Art Installation Heeds 'Climate Crisis,' Alex Ruppenthal, WTTW, September 18, 2018

Signs of climate change pop up in New York – really, Erin Blakemore, The Washington Post, September 9, 2018

'Art can play a valuable role': climate change installations appear in New York, Oliver Milman, The Guardian, September 4, 2018

Climate Museum Sends Distress Signals to Stimulate Discussion, Laura van Straaten, The New York Times, August 30, 2018

What Will Art Look Like in 100 Years? We Asked 16 Contemporary Artists to Predict the Future, artnet News, June 12, 2018

Artists on climate change: the exhibition tackling a global crisis, Nadja Sayej, The Guardian, May 30, 2018

Artists show their power to effect change, Ben Luke, The Art Newspaper, May 28, 2018

Artists deliver climate-change message that time is running out, Helen Stoilas, The Art Newspaper, May 28, 2018

The End of Nature at Storm King Art Center, Carl Swanson, New York Magazine/Vulture, May 26, 2018

Climate Change Think Tank, Alaska Museum, and Artist Launch Collaboration to Tell Story of Thawing Permafrost, Woods Hole Research Center, Anchorage Museum of Art, May 25, 2018

A Right or a Privilege? Artists Speak Out on the Met Policy, Laura van Straaten, The New York Times, March 1, 2018

Artist Ai Weiwei's journey following refugees takes him to Puerto Rico, Laura van Straaten, NBC News, February 25, 2018


As waters rise, artists answer a call to action, Ben Luke, The Art Newspaper, December 8, 2017

Justin Guariglia ('97): Beyond Photography, Maria Henson, WFU Alumni Magazine, October 9, 2017

Climate-change art exhibit was almost swallowed by Hurricane IrmaErin Blakemore, The Washington Post, September 23rd, 2017

These are the Faces of Art Activism Today, Guest Editor: Pharrell Williams; Written by Laura van Straaten, Departures, September 19th, 2017

The Iceman Cometh: Guariglia Flies with NASA To Make Eco-Art, Carol Strickland, Art in America, September 12, 2017

Coming Soon To Mar-A-Lago: These Giant Artworks About Climate Change, Eillie Anzilotti, Fast Company, September 1st, 2017

A Man on a Eco-Mission in Mixed Media, Ted Loos, The New York Times,  August 29th, 2017

Justin Brice Guariglia's Powerful Photos of Melting Glaciers, Alina Cohen, Galerie, August 26. 2017

This Artist Turns Aerial Photography Into Prints That'll Last Forever, Elizabeth Stinson, Wired, August 28th, 2017

This Artist's New Landscape Studies Are of Melting Glaciers, Kyle Chayka, The Verge, August 22, 2017

Images of Melting Glaciers Head to Backyard of Trump's Florida Home, Helen Stoilas, The Art Newspaper, July 12, 2017

Land Art, Julia Halperin, Cultured Magazine, July 1, 2017

An Artist Finds Inspiration For His Art in ScienceEllie Kincaid, The Wall Street Journal, May 5, 2017

On Earth Day, One Artist Launches a Secret Project to Show What New York Will Look Like Underwater, Julia Halperin, Artnet, April 22, 2017

A Guide to Museums Getting Political This Year, Jane L. Levere, The New York Times, March 13, 2017
The Visceral Climate Experience, Sonja van Renssen, Nature Climate Change, March, 2017
Artist Teams Up with NASA on Climate Education, Sara Peach, Yale Climate Connections, Jan 24, 2017


Artist Justin Brice Guariglia Works With NASA To Raise Awareness of Rising Sea Levels, Julia Travers, SciArt Magazine, Nov 18, 2016

Above the Ice, an Artist Goes Deep, Chau Tu, Science Friday, Oct 19, 2016

The Melting Ice Sheet, The Artist, And The Space AgencyJessica Leber, Fast Coexist, Oct 12, 2016

Art and Science Meld as NASA Announces a New Artist Collaboration, Hilarie M. Sheets, The New York Times, Sept 16, 2016

NASA’s New Artist Has An Amazing Climate Change Tattoo, Jessica Leber, Fast Coexist, Sept 16, 2016


Long Live Pyjamas!, Evan Osnos, The New Yorker, Nov 16, 2009





Planet Shanghai, Review by Peter Hessler, The New Yorker, May 12, 2008

Planet Shanghai, Review by The Wall Street Journal, May 8, 2008

Raze High the Room Beams, Comrade, Holly Brubach, The New York Times Magazine, March 16, 2008

Shaolin: Temple of Zen, Review by Dan Zigmond, Tricycle Magazine, Spring 2008





Earth Works Symposium, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL, USA

Action Through Art, The Explorer's Club, New York City, NY, USA

Artist Talk / Justin Guariglia: Earth Works, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL, USA

AR in Action Industry Summit, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA, USA

Polar Opposites: A Brown Arts Initiative Symposium on Art & Environment, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA





Earth Works: Mapping the Anthropocene, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL, USA 

Artist Talk / Justin Guariglia: Earth Works, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL, USA

Can Art Inspired by Science Change the World?, Woods Hole Research Center, Falmouth, MA

World Science Festival, Times Square, New York City, NY, USA

Global Wellness Summit, The Breakers, Palm Beach, FL, USA

The New Normal, Telluride Gallery of Fine Art during Telluride Mountainfilm Festival, Telluride, CO, USA

Science & Climate Change March, Dupont Underground, Washington, DC, USA

EcoArt Project Salon Series: Greenland's Melting Glaciers, TwoThirtyOne Projects, New York City, NY, USA

After Nature: The Anthropocene Sublime, TwoThirtyOne Projects, New York City, NY, USA

After Nature: Life in an Unnatural World, TwoThirtyOne Projects, New York City, NY, USA

After Nature: Tattoo Booth, TwoThirtyOne Projects, New York City, NY, USA

After Nature: Speculative Auralizations of the Anthropocene, TwoThirtyOne Projects, New York City, NY, USA

After Ice: The Future Is Watching, TwoThirtyOne Projects, New York City, NY, USA

The Nature of Nature, TwoThirtyOne Projects, New York City, NY, USA

Field Notes: Omega Block I, Haldman Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA 

Landscapes of the Anthropocene, Russo Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA




Year Four Labs - Future Textiles, BFA Fashion Design Program in the School of Fashion, Parsons School of Design, New York City, USA

SXSL, The White House, Washington, D.C., USA

The Astronaut and the Artist, Lincoln Center Global Exchange. In discussion with NASA Deputy Administrator Dava Newman, and NASA’s Chief of Earth Sciences and Astronaut, Piers Sellers. Live at Lincoln Center, New York City, USA


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