Los Angeles, CA     





Units, MACK


The Sun Shone Glaringly, The Ice Plant


Man with Buoy and Other Tales, Little Brown Mushroom


Exhibitions & Screenings


Políglotas, with El Clasificado, curated by Pamela Ramos for Centennial, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
ARTSST Exhibition, Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA. Organized by Andrew Armstrong
Instagram Inner Sanctum, Palais des Beaux Arts Wien, Vienna. Designed & organized by Seth Weiner. Related events: Tired Eyes, a presentation by Alexandra Wanderer for Vienna Art Week, Salon für Kunstbuch


Cheating Reality, The Weekend Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Curated by Josh Schaedel

Tours of the Arroyo, Pasadena Central Library, Pasadena, CA, with Maiden LA*


metro pcs in heaven, metro pcs, Los Angeles, CA


Photographs and a Video, Glass Basement, Berlin, Germany, with Care of Editions*

Specters of the West. Fotografie in der Zwischenzone, Bäckerstraße 4, Vienna, Austria. Curated by Claudia Slanar
Eternal Om,
metro pcs, Los Angeles, CA. Curated by Ian James


Hands, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA*


Narcissism, the Real, the Fake, and the Anti-Digital Impulse, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles. Curated by Biddy Tran
Co/Lab, Art Platform Los Angeles, with WEEKEND (Jay Erker and John Mills)


Diamonds Are Forever, WEEKEND, Los Angeles, CA*
SVIT L.A., 1549 Baxter St., Los Angeles, CA. Curated by Zuzana Blochova and Benjamin Echeverria
Anatomy of a Moment -- It is a Poor Kind of Memory That Only Goes Backwards,
Valand School of Fine Art, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Curated by Jasmine Idun Lyman
Sunny Side Up
, Margate Photo Fest, Margate, UK. Curated by Wandering Bears
Craft Studio, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO*

Mirror, Royal NoneSuch, Oakland, CA*
Exquisite Corpse, Civilian Art Projects, Washington, DC

Looking for Lee Ming, The Lab, San Francisco, CA*
Looking for Lee Ming, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan*
Exercises in Seeing, Queen’s Nails Projects, San Francisco, CA 
The Man Behind the Curtain, Mission 17, San Francisco, CA. Curated by Laura Mott

The Raccoon Shirt Coincidence, New Insights, Art Chicago, Chicago, IL. Curated by Susanne Ghez*
Numbers Game, Rhodes & Fletcher, LLC, San Francisco, CA. Curated by Laura Mott
Young Curators, New Ideas, Bond Street Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Grant Willing    
Meet Waradise, New York, NY. Curated by Alana Celii & Grant Willing

* denotes solo exhibitions



Museum of Modern Art Library, New York, NY (with Library of the Printed Web)
Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan




Library of the Printed Web: Collected Works 2013–2017, Library of the Printed Web


Special Delivery, The Ice Plant


The Wire, 373
Canteen, issue 9


No Nay Never No More, Oranbeg Press

Hamburger Eyes, issue 12




C41, Seth Lower splits up reality into its original atomic units
A Photographic Life - episode 92 (UNP podcast)
LFI (Leica Fotografie International), review of Units, January
Wallpaper* Units feature by Sophie Gladstone
Aesthetica, interview & review of Units by Gunseli Yalcinkaya


Lensculture, Units Book Review by Jim Casper

Float, Units Book review by Dana Stirling
Booooooom, “Units” by Photographer Seth Lower 19.12.19 by Anna Schneider
L'intervalle, Units, katas de Seth Lower, photographe, by Fabien Ribery
Musée Magazine, Book Review: Units, by Paloma Broussal Lanusse


The Art Book Review, "The Sun Shone Glaringly," reviewed by Adam Bell
Phases Magazine, "A Medicine for Melancholy"
Entropy, "The Sun Shone Glaringly, " by Joseph Houlihan


photo-eye, Best Books of 2014 by Alex F. Webb and Lewis Chaplin
The Great Leap Sideways, "The Sun Shone Glaringly, a conversation with Seth Lower"
Conscientious, "Photobook Reviews"
Capricious blog, Seth Lower's 'The Sun Shone Glaringly'
TheArtBookReview.org: "Man with Buoy and Other Tales," by Molly E. Dotson
Artforum.com, Critic's Pick, "Eternal Om," by Steve Kado


L.A. Record, Seth Lower: Diamonds Are Forever, interview with Claudia Slanar

Humble Arts Foundation blog, "Top 10 Books of 2010," by Grant Willing

ArtinAmerica.com: “The Man Behind the Curtain,” by Joseph del Pesco
SFMOMA Open Space: “Behind the Curtain,” by Kevin Killian
Humble Arts Foundation, Solo Show No. 17 + Interview

Teaching & Events

Lecturer, Introduction to Photography, California State University, Long Beach, Spring 2020

Instructor, The Photo Book, Otis College of Art & Design, Extension, Los Angeles, Spring 2020
Conversation with Graham Harman for the release of Units, Book Soup, Los Angeles, January 2020
Lecturer, Documentary Photography, California State University, Long Beach, Fall 2019

Instructor, The Photo Book, Otis College of Art & Design, Extension, Los Angeles, Summer 2019

Visiting Artist & Guest Juror, Gussman Student Exhibition, University of Tulsa School of Art, Tulsa, OK, March 2014
Visiting Artist, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, October 2012
Panelist, Uncanny Valley, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, June 2012
Visiting Artist, Taipei National University of the Arts, Taipei, Taiwan, May 2009



San Francisco Art Institute, MFA 2008  
The University of Michigan, BFA 2004