Second Nature

Second Nature was the graduation show of nine Brooks MFA students and was featured as Brooks Institute’s final exhibit in Santa Barbara. Each artist has spent the past year conceiving and crafting a unique body of photographic work. Written artist statements convey their discovery of the boundaries of learned responses and instinctive behaviors as they […]

Why I Shoot

Brooks Institute student Chris Martinez tells us why he loves shooting street photography. “As I continue to explore street photography I begin to understand and peel more layers away from myself and discover how I respond to life in general,” says Martinez.