Primary clients: The New York Times Sunday Magazine, The Wall Street Journal Magazine, New York Magazine, FT Week-End, Les Echos Week-End, Le Nouvel Observateur, and The New Yorker.
Europe USA & Canada
Languages Spoken: English, French, Spanish
Years of experience: More than 10
Martine Fougeron is a French_American fine art photographer living and working in New York whose work has been exhibited internationally and is held in major public and private collections.
Fougeron was born in Paris and studied at LFNY, l’Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris, Wellesley College and the International Center of Photography. She has been living in New York since 1996 and working as a photographer after a successful career as a Creative Director in the fragrance industry where she was the 'nose of the noses' of 20 world-class perfumers. Fougeron's award-winning fine art project Nicolas & Adrien
offers an intimate portrait of the lives of her two adolescent sons and their group of friends.
Fougeron has mounted solo exhibitions
in Los Angeles, New York, and Philadelphia and her work has been exhibited internationally in China, France, Italy, South Korea, and Switzerland. This work was exhibited at The Gallery at Hermès in NY in 2013 and is held in major collections including the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, The Bronx Museum of the Arts and The Philadelphia Museum of Art. Fougeron’s first monograph Nicolas & Adrien, A World with Two Sons was published by Steidl
and available in February of 2020.
Fougeron’s artistic document of The South Bronx Trades
is a revelation and celebration of the immense diversity of skills thriving in the South Bronx. The work was exhibited in a solo show at The Bronx Museum of The Arts in 2016.
Martine is the founder of The Photography Master Retreat
- a one-week mentor-led intensive workshop in the south of France after Les Rencontres d'Arles in July of each year
Her incisive images of life and culture in that city have made her a frequent contributor to major publications
: The New York Times Sunday Magazine, The Wall Street Journal Magazine, New York Magazine, FT Week-End Les Echos Week-End and The New Yorker.
Fougeron is on the faculty of the International Center of Photography and has been a guest artist and teacher at Pratt Institute, New York University, CCNY, and SVA. Martine was a 2016 Yaddo artist in residence.