Zhidong Zhang (b. Hunan, China) is a Chinese photographer currently based in Boston. He holds a B.Sc in Applied Mathematics from Central South University and an MFA in photography from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. His work has been exhibited nationally including Gallery Kayafas, the Center for Photography at Woodstock, Colorado Photographic Center, and has appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Photoworks UK, Der Greif, BOOOOOOOM, C41 Magazine, among others. Most recently, he’s a recipient of the 2021 Artist Fellowship from Mass Cultural Council and the 2020 Emerging Artist Award from Saint Botolph Club Foundation. Informed by his upbringing from a conservative Chinese family as a queer person, Zhidong’s work explores the intersection of representation, identity construction, and the role of imagery in contemporary culture.

CV and artist statement are availble upon request.

Contact: zzhangphoto@gmail.com