Ian van Coller

Ian van Coller is an artist and photographer who grew up in apartheid era South Africa. After receiving a National Diploma in Photography in 1991 from Technikon Natal in Durban, van Coller moved to Arizona in the southwest of the United States.  He spent nine years in Tempe where he completed his BFA degree in Photography (from Arizona State University) and worked for 4 years as a photogravure collaborative printer and partner at Segura Publishing. In 2000 Van Coller moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico where he received his MFA in photography from the University of New Mexico. He currently lives in Bozeman, Montana where he is an Assistant Professor of Photography at Montana State University.  His work has been widely exhibited in the United States and South Africa where his work is included in many museum collections including The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Fogg Museum, The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and The South African National Gallery (IZIKO).

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Camden Hardy


Camden Hardy received his B.A. in Media & Theatre Arts, Photography option from Montana State University – Bozeman in May 2007. As of August 2009 Camden is working toward his MFA in Studio Art at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

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Collin Avery

Collin is an undergraduate in the Photography program at Montana State University.  He is the website administrator for the Bozeman Survey.  He continues to work exclusively with a large format view camera.

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Kyle Bajakian


Kyle Bajakian has photographed extensively in the West, and led numerous field workshops to some of its most beautiful and austere locations.  He was a member of the Third View Project which investigated and recorded change in the Western landscape since it was first photographed in the 19th Century, and is a contributing author to the project’s book, “Third View – Second Sights: A Rephotographic Survey of the American West,” Museum of New Mexico Press 2004.  He served as Director of Photography and Digital Imaging at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Aspen from 1998 to 2004. Before moving out west in 1993 to earn an M.F.A. at Arizona State University, Kyle was Chief Photographer for the Marlboro (MA) Enterprise. Currently, Kyle is Professor of Photography-Adjunct at Montana State University. He lives in Bozeman with his wife, Sabrina and daughter, Sophie.

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Patrick McManus

Patrick T. McManus is an undergraduate student in the School of Film and Photography at Montana State University.  He teaches photography to 6th-8th graders at Gallatin Gateway School in Gallatin Gateway, Montana.  His work includes large format photographs of landscapes and residents from Montana and other adventures.

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Zachary Allen


Zachary Allen recently received his B.A. from the School of Film and Photography at Montana State University. Zachary is currently an intern for the Art Association of Jackson Hole. He continues to work on the Survey.

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