Matt Gunther

Matt Gunther is a director and photographer, born and raised in New York City where he is currently based.

Matt started as a visual artist, not until his 3rd year at the University did he fall in love with photography.

Gunther’s portraits and documentary projects reveal his subject’s compassion and vulnerability while providing a strong narrative. Gunther holds a BFA from SUNY Purchase.

Gunther’s editorial work has been featured national and international publications, including The New York Times, Wired, London Sunday Times and GQ.

Commercial clients include Nike, Reebok, American Express, MSNBC , FILA, AT&T, Verizon, Toyota, ARMY, Harvard, Taylormade, WSJ, BMW to name a few. Gunther’s work is in the permanent collection of the Brooklyn Museum and the Palais De Toyko in Paris and has been selected in American Photography, PDN and communication Arts, to select a few.

Probable Cause, Gunther’s first monograph, was published by Schlit in Spring 2016.


2015: Probable Cause, Kimmel Gallery NYU
2011: The Collector’s Guide to New Art Photography, Chelsea Arts
2001: This is New York, NY
2001: Prizefighters: “It’s a Job” IKON Gallery, LA


2004: Brooklyn Museum, Permanent Collection


2016: American Photography Forum
2015-2016 Selected work
2016: Probable Cause Spring
2016 published
2015: Communication Arts-CA Awards

2014: New Yorker Magazine
2014: Prison Photography
2014: Featureshoot
2011: The Collector’s Guide to New Art Photography Vol.2 , Chelsea Arts