Mapping Dreamboats Collective

Dreamboats Collective is a photo agency specializing in fine art and editorial work. The collective was founded in 2008 by Adam Golfer, Joe Leavenworth, TJ Proechel and Daniel Shea, four friends who attended the Maryland Institute College of Art. Originally, DBC began as an image blog and “studio space,” for the members to keep abreast of one another’s personal projects and professional assignments. The website has since expanded to provide comprehensive portfolios by each artist in the collective. It continues to host the group blog, and promote affordable print editions, new thematic features, and exhibition news. In 2010 Dreamboats Collective expanded with the addition of a new fifth member, Jake Stangel. The five members run the project collaboratively and are based across the U.S. in New York, Chicago, and Portland.

* Dreamboats Collective is taking part in ’Mapping the Flâneur’ by ASA Collective and Wideyed at FORMAT11

Image © Adam Golfer

Adam Golfer will have a solo exhibition of his project, kin* at the Goethe Institut in Washington, DC in May of 2011.

Image © Joe Leavenworth

Joe Leavenworth continues to pursue editorial assignments in New York and is creating artist books of his recent projects, Late Night Boys and Lou’s Dodge.

Image © TJ Proechel

TJ Proechel is finishing a print sale to fund a new project which will take him from St. Paul, Minnesota to Huntington Beach, California this Spring.

Image © Daniel Shea

Daniel Shea will be traveling to Switzerland in July of 2011 for a solo exhibition of his projects Plume and Removing Mountains.

Image © Jake Stangel

Jake Stangel is back in the Northwest, working on several new projects from recent travels, while continuing to photograph for clients such as Monocle, DWELL, Inc, Rapha, Men’s Health, and Wall Street Journal.

Dreamboats Collective

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