Alex Setzer is a photographer and cinematographer from Baltimore, MD, currently living and working in NYC.

He received a BFA in Photography & Video from the School of Visual Arts in 2017. 


Available for commissions, will travel 

Retouching services available.


2018: Culture Trip, Kayak Polo Hits New York City’s Waters

2017: Lenscratch, The Photographic Conversations Exhibition

2017: Musée Magazine, Weekend Portfolio

2017: The Visual Opinion, Graduation Issue (23.6)

2017: W Magazine, What It Looks Like When Dustin Yellin, Roe Ethridge, and Taryn Simon Go Back to Art School

2017: American Illustration - American Photography, On View: SVA Student Work Inspired by Inspiring Mentors 

2016: Vogue Italia, Uncanny Contest

2015: Baltimore City Paper, Freddie Gray: Alex Setzer took street portraits of protesters and bystanders 

2015: The Visual Opinion, Identity (22.4)

2013: Juxtapositions Vignette, Cover



2017:  Senior Show, SVA BFA Photo Gallery, New York, NY

2017: Mentors, Visual Arts Gallery, Mentored by Peter MacGill, New York, NY

2016: Imagery from Darkness, SVA BFA Photo Gallery, New York, NY

2015: Photofeast: Pin Up Show, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

2014: Fifth Stanza, The Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore, MD

2013: Member's Show, Towson Arts Collective, Baltimore, MD

2013: Greenwood Art Show, Greenwood Mansion, Baltimore, MD



2017: Finalist, Photographer's Forum Magazine 37th Annual Contest

2017: Alumni Scholarship, SVA Alumni Society

2016: Department Scholarship, SVA BFA Photography & Video

2016: Alice Beck-Odette Scholarship, SVA BFA Photography & Video

2014 : Finalist, Photographer's Forum Magazine 34th Annual Contest

2013: Gold Key, Scholastic Art & Writing Competition



The Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University