An internationally award-winning photographer, Brett Erickson’s fine-art images have shown in locations such as Laguna Beach, California; Santa Fe, New Mexico; SoHo, New York City; and Berlin, Germany. Many of his images are held in permanent collections in North America and Asia.
As a professional journalist and documentary photographer, his work has featured at National Geographic.com, National Public Radio, American Public Media, and Nebraska Educational Telecommunications; he formerly served as the freelance Central Nebraska Bureau Chief for NET Radio (Nebraska Public Radio). His first book, PlainSky, Nebraskans, with National Geographic’s Sam Abell, was published in 2013, and he is currently working on a second involving the culture of rural rodeos in the High Plains of the American West. A sought-after workshop instructor, he teaches yearly courses at the world’s foremost photographic eduational center, the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops. He currently serves as Associate Professor of Journalism & Media Arts at Hastings College, where he has taught since 2003.
Brett L. Erickson