Michael Lundgren was born in Denver and spent his formative years in the hills of upstate New York. He received his BFA in photography from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 1997 and his MFA in photography from Arizona State University in 2003, where he has taught photography since 2004. His recent monograph, Transfigurations, was published by Radius Books, and he is co-author of After the Ruins: Rephotographing the San Francisco Earthquake with the photographer Mark Klett. His work is included in the fine art collections of the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, the Museet for Fotokunst in Denmark, and the Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, as well numerous private collections. He is represented by ClampArt, in New York City.