Sophie Fenwick

Sophie Fenwick is a French-American photographer, born in 1969 in New York City. She studied photography at Parsons in Paris and at the International Center of Photography in New York. She started documenting the New York waterfront in the early 1990s, following with her first solo exhibition “Entrepôts d’Eaux” (Homage to the Port of New York) at Victoire Schlumberger in Paris. Other exhibitions include shows in New York City at the Philippe Briet Gallery, Threadwaxing Space, The Seamen’s Church Institute, the Museum of the City of New York, and the Brooklyn Public Library. She lives in Brooklyn.

Current Exhibitions Featuring Sophie Fenwick

New York Waterfront Diary

Alice Austen House
 on show

I discovered the waterfront in my early twenties when I moved to Brooklyn. At the time, much of it was abandoned and falling apart. Knowing it would vanish, I felt an urge, almost a duty, to document it.

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