Kevin C. Downs

Kevin C. Downs Kevin Downs is a New York based photojournalist and documentary photographer.

Kevin Downs is a New York based photojournalist and documentary photographer. He studied Fine Arts at Pratt Institute, Photography at City College and the mentors in his early career were Louis Stettner and Mel Rosenthal. He attended the Missouri Photo Workshop, where he was awarded the Bill and Duane Honorary Director's Scholarship. He has also photographed in Japan and other parts of Asia, as well as in Mexico and Haiti. Currently, he is working on projects documenting life in the United States, covering issues such as people affected by the economy, immigration and other social issues. For the past 6 years, he has been documenting an area of Corona, Queens, known as the Iron Triangle. This is a place where immigrants had come in search of the American dream but is now in the process of redevelopment, with the city claiming eminent domain and forcing small businesses out of existence. Recently, he has also extensively covered the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, on the Rockaways and Staten Island. His work is published by the main international publications VSD Magazine, Les Inrockuptibles, The Good Life Magazine, Travel + Leisure US, Escape, Wish magazine, Sun-Herald, The Sydney Morning Herald, We Demain, Grazia France, The Wall Street Journal, About.com, MSN Network, ABC News, TIME Magazine, Southern Accents, Entree Magazine, Coastal Living Magazine and the Daily Mail. He has taught workshops in New York's Coney Island and at the International Center of Photography. He is represented by Cosmos since 2013.

10/11/2018

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Kevin C. Downs
08/22/2018

Kevin C. Downs

Thousands of Yemeni bodega owners and other Arab American groups protested Trump's Muslim travel ban at Brooklyn's Borou...
02/09/2017

Thousands of Yemeni bodega owners and other Arab American groups protested Trump's Muslim travel ban at Brooklyn's Borough Hall on February 2, 2017.(Kevin C Downs/Agence Cosmos) @agencecosmos #photojournalism #documentary #american #usa #america #yemeni #newyork

Cadet Major Salema Mashriqi, age 17, her family is originally from Afghanistan and she attends High School in Queens, le...
12/22/2015

Cadet Major Salema Mashriqi, age 17, her family is originally from Afghanistan and she attends High School in Queens, leads her cadets in New York's Veteran's Day parade. Manhattan, November 11, 2014(Kevin C. Downs/Agence Cosmos) — with Salema Mashriqi.

Thousands say goodbye to slain NYPD officer Rafael Ramos.(photo: Kevin Downs)
12/28/2014

Thousands say goodbye to slain NYPD officer Rafael Ramos.
(photo: Kevin Downs)

Cadet Major Salema Mashriqi, age 17, her family is originally from Afghanistan and she attends High School Queens, leads...
11/16/2014

Cadet Major Salema Mashriqi, age 17, her family is originally from Afghanistan and she attends High School Queens, leads her cadets in New York's Veteran's Day parade.. Manhattan, November 11, 2014 (Kevin C. Downs/Cosmosphoto)

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11/16/2014

Kevin C. Downs's cover photo

Kevin C. Downs
11/16/2014

Kevin C. Downs

Rev. Al Sharpton and mayoral candidates sleep over at Lincoln Houses in East Harlem to emphasize poor conditions of New ...
07/27/2013

Rev. Al Sharpton and mayoral candidates sleep over at Lincoln Houses in East Harlem to emphasize poor conditions of New York City's public housing under Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Rev. Al Sharpton and mayoral candidates sleep over at Lincoln Houses in East Harlem to emphasize poor conditions of New York City's public housing under Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

02/18/2013
Open Show New York City

Open Show New York City

We're pleased to announce the presenters for Open Show NYC #5 at the Half King :

Arlene Gottfried - "Bacalaitos and Fireworks"
Manjari Sharma - "Darshan"
Rebecca Davis - "Commuters"
Gaia Squarci - "Broken Screen"
Mark Ovaska - "Forever Glades"

For more details, please visit the event page :
https://www.facebook.com/events/497039060338125/?ref=22

Workshop Time! Come to Coney!
03/30/2012

Workshop Time! Come to Coney!

Kevin C. Downs's cover photo
03/02/2012

Kevin C. Downs's cover photo

Mardi Gras in New Orleans February 2012
01/31/2012
Mardi Gras in New Orleans February 2012

Mardi Gras in New Orleans February 2012

Photography workshop with Andy Levin, photographer and editor of 100Eyes in New Orleans covering Mardi Gras.

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Kevin Downs is a New York based photojournalist and documentary photographer. He studied Fine Arts at Pratt Institute, Photography at City College and the mentors in his early career were Louis Stettner and Mel Rosenthal. He attended the Missouri Photo Workshop, where he was awarded the Bill and Duane Honorary Director's Scholarship. He has also photographed in Japan and other parts of Asia, as well as in Mexico and Haiti. Currently, he is working on projects documenting life in the United States, covering issues such as people affected by the economy, immigration and other social issues. For the past 6 years, he has been documenting an area of Corona, Queens, known as the Iron Triangle. This is a place where immigrants had come in search of the American dream but is now in the process of redevelopment, with the city claiming eminent domain and forcing small businesses out of existence. Recently, he has also extensively covered the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, on the Rockaways and Staten Island. His work is published by the main international publications VSD Magazine, Les Inrockuptibles, The Good Life Magazine, Travel + Leisure US, Escape, Wish magazine, Sun-Herald, The Sydney Morning Herald, We Demain, Grazia France, The Wall Street Journal, About.com, MSN Network, ABC News, TIME Magazine, Southern Accents, Entree Magazine, Coastal Living Magazine and the Daily Mail. He has taught workshops in New York's Coney Island and at the International Center of Photography. He is represented by Cosmos since 2013.

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