Michael Nye

Michael Nye lives in downtown San Antonio. He practiced law for 10 years before pursuing photography full time. Recipient of a Mid-America National Endowment for the Arts grant in photography, and a Kronkosky Foundation grant, he participated in two Arts America tours in the Middle East and Asia, and has exhibited and lectured widely in museums and universities, including Morocco, India and Mexico.

His journeys to photograph around the world included projects in Russian Siberia, Iraq after the first Gulf War, Palestine, China and Labrador.

His photography and audio exhibitions, “Children of Children” (stories of teenage pregnancy) and “Fine Line: Mental Health/Mental Illness” have traveled to over 120 cities in the United States and continue to tour.

“About Hunger & Resilience” debuted at the Witte Museum in San Antonio in 2010. He is married to writer Naomi Shihab Nye and they have one son, Madison.


Michael Nye has given talks and conducted discussions in a wide variety of settings including: The Middle East; the American Embassy in Morocco and India; The Stieren Arts Enrichment Series, Trinity University; The National Conference of State Legislatures; University of Hawaii and many schools and museums in this country. Most recently he presented at “Stir the Senses” American Psychiatric Association in NYC and Artist Lecture Series at the Salt Lake Art Center.

The format of his talks may includes, slide and power point presentations. For more information contact artist.