Ross Mantle. Born in 1985, Ross Mantle is a contemporary photographer living between Brooklyn, New York and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He studied photography at Ohio University.His work often focuses on contemporary American life and the relationships between person and place. His Prints and booklets can also be found in permanent collections at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The MFAH Hirsch LIbrary and The Houston Center for Photography’s John Cleary Library.
“I think it’s best to root an approach and aesthetic in well-considered and thoroughly thought out ideas before considering the style or aesthetic. I try to put reasoning and intent before any stylistic choices, and as a result, the aesthetic develops naturally from the reasoning.”