In his 40-year career, freelance photographer Chuck Fishman has focused on social and political issues with a strong humanistic concern.
His work has been extensively published, exhibited, and collected worldwide, and has earned him prestigious World Press Photo Foundation medals four times.
His photographs have appeared on the covers of Time, Life, Fortune, Newsweek, The London Sunday Times, The Economist, New York and numerous others, and have been selected for publication in the American Photography and Communication Arts juried annuals. Chuck’s work is included in the collections of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery; the United Nations; POLIN: The Museum of the History of Polish Jews; The Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona; The Studio Museum in Harlem; and Hogan Jazz Archive, Tulane University, to name a few, as well as private and corporate collections.
Chuck’s first monograph, Polish Jews: The Final Chapter, was published in 1977 in the United States. He has worked on book projects for publishers worldwide, from France to Singapore to Papua New Guinea.
Exhibitions of his work include one-man shows in the United States and Europe, and in influential group exhibitions globally, including the International Center of Photography and the Pingyao International Photography Festival, among many others.
He lives in New York with his wife, Susan.