Amy Touchette is a photographer based in Brooklyn who was trained at the International Center of Photography. She began her artistic career as a writer and painter, earning a BA in Literature and Studio Art and an MA in Literature. She works as a teacher’s assistant at the International Center of Photography and writes about photography for publications such as Photo District News’ magazine, PDNedu. Photographs from The Insiders showed this fall in “Capture Brooklyn,” a juried exhibition by New York Photo Festival as part of the Dumbo Arts Festival, as well as in Governors Island Art Fair and CurateNYC. Amy’s photography has garnered awards from Kathy Ryan of New York Times Magazine, and photographers Mary Ellen Mark and Henry Horenstein, and has exhibited or been published in China, the Netherlands, Australia, New York, Philadelphia, and Boston. Deborah, her series about homelessness, is featured in the book Why Are You Surprised I’m Still Here? published in November 2010 by LoudMouth Press. She is represented by June Bateman Fine Art.