Jim Stone, a photographer, teacher, and author, turned to photography while studying engineering at MIT. His photographs have been exhibited and published internationally, and acquired for permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, among many others.

Stone has received awards from the Massachusetts Arts Council, The New England Foundation for the Arts, The San Francisco Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts, and was named the 2016 Honored Educator by the Society for Photographic Education. He served on the board of directors for Boston’s Photographic Resource Center, Center  (formerly the Santa Fe Center for Photography), and the Society for Photographic Education. Before moving to New Mexico in 1998, he taught at Boston College and the Rhode Island School of Design. Currently he is Professor of Photography at the University of New Mexico.