William Cress


Billy is a self taught art photography hobbyist from Springfield, Delaware County, Pennsylvania whose work ranges from street photography to considered still life. His focus is primarily on quiet moments and uses photography as a lens to give prosaic subjects artistic merit. Though his photos tend not to be portraits, they consistently capture a distinctly human world. His images demonstrate awareness, one that extends to viewers as well. Billy lives and works in Philadelphia.

2021 — collaborative project with Saleem Ahmed
2021 — Subjectively Objective — Investigations in Infrastructure2021 — Investigations in Infrastructure Exhibition2021 — Subjectively Objective — Volume 72020 — Booooooom.com — When the Neighborhood's Not Looking2020 — VeryPopular.co — feature2020 — Pellicola Magazine — interview + feature2019 — SEEN Magazine — When the Neighborhood's Not Looking2019 — When the Neighborhood's Not Looking — launch exhibition, Fairmount House, Philadelphia2019 — When the Neighborhood's Not Looking — monograph via AINT—BAD2019 — Sedan Zine — issue one2019 — AINT-BAD — issue 142018 — Island - self published2018 — Photographic Survey of Philadelphia — group exhibition — 990 Spring Garden, Philadelphia2018 — Photographic Survey of Philadelphia — publication2017 —Down the Shore — self published zine with Sometimes Publishing
2017 — American Assemblies — joint exhibition with Mark Havens — Gravy Studio, Philadelphia2017 — Philadelphia Home Portrait — joint zine with Austin Hodges and Sometimes Publishing2016 — HYGGE — group exhibition — Metropolitan Gallery 250


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