"Photography is the great universal language. What better means to celebrate our common humanity than to speak with the voice of photography." - Stephan Brigidi

In 1991 Brigidi collaborated with the poet, Robert Bly, on Angels of Pompeii, an artist portfolio and book published by Ballantine Books, New York. Remarkable People is Brigidi’s second book published in 1995 by the Sunningdale Foundation, RI. Afraid of the Dark: A Venetian Story, was published in 2015 by BVT Publishing, Reading, California. The Fire of Rome is Brigidi’s fourth book, completed in 2017 by Bristol Workshops editions. Brigidi has also completed his fifth book, Portrait as an Artist’s Limited Edition. Daylight Books has published Brigidi’s newest title, ROME 1970s in 2019. He is currently working on a new book project called, Simply Human and the Unlearning of a White Privileged Male.


Brigidi has taught photography, painting, and aesthetics since 1979 at such places as the Universities of Hawaii & Connecticut, Rhode Island College, Roger Williams University, and for many years at Rhode Island School of Design. 


Selected Collections:

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Bibliotheque’ Nationale, Paris

American Academy at Rome

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

New Orleans Museum of Art

Center for Creative Photography, Univ. of Arizona

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design

Rhode Island Historical Society

Collections of University of Parma, Italy

Chrysler Museum, Virginia

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago

Tampa Museum of Art, Florida

Cincinnati Art Museum

Bristol Community College

Museum of Art, University of Oregon

Smithsonian Institution

Library of Congress

Honolulu Museum of Art

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Newport Art Museum

Miami Art Museum

De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, Ma.

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

H.L. Johnson Museum, Cornell University

Stanford Univ. Museum of Art

Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Ma.

Fitchburg Art Museum, Ma.

Prudential Insurance Company, NY

Ramada Renaissance, NY; Taco Inc., RI

Citizens Financial Group, Providen