Tommy Kha is a photographer based between Brooklyn, NY and his hometown, Memphis, TN.
He is a recipient of the En Foco Photography Fellowship, the Jessie and Dolph Smith Emeritus Award, and a former artist-in-residence at Center for Photography at Woodstock, Light Work, Fountainhead, and Baxter Street at the Camera Club of New York. In December 2015, Kha published his first monograph, A Real Imitation, through Aint-Bad. His next book, Soft Murders, will be released Fall 2019.
He was the cover of Vice Magazine’s 2017 Photography Issue and a finalist for the Hyeres Photography 2019 Festival.
He occasionally performs, writes, and appears in some films, including Laurie Simmons’ feature, My Art.
Kha holds an MFA in Photography from Yale University.
Kha will be lecturing at UT on Thursday, April 4th at 7:30pm in room 109 of the Art + Architecture Building
His solo exhibition, I’m Only Here to Leave opens First Friday at the UT Downtown Gallery.