Dylan Hausthor '15 is an artist based on the coast of Maine. They received their BFA from Maine College of Art & Design and MFA from Yale School of Art. They were a 2019 recipient of a Nancy Graves fellowship for visual artists, runner-up for the Aperture Portfolio Prize, nominated for Prix Pictet 2021, a W. Eugene Smith Grant finalist, 2021 Hariban Award Honorable Mention, 2021 Penumbra Foundation resident, 2023 Light Work resident, and the winner of Burn Magazine’s Emerging Photographer’s Fund.
Their work has been shown nationally and internationally, and they have three books in the permanent collection at MoMA. They are currently an artist-in-residence at the Ellis-Beauregard Foundation and are a 2022-2023 Lunder Fellow at Colby College. They work teaching ghost hunting, ritual, photography, and mushroom foraging.
To write this biography, Dylan contacted a forensic medium, who suggested that they “seemed like someone who was passionate in the things they believed in and who hides messages in what they had to say.”