Jeff Mermelstein

Born in 1957 in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Lives and works in New York.

Jeff Mermelstein was born in 1957 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and studied at Rutgers College and the International Center of Photography. His career combines personal photographs with assignments. He has photographed street life in New York City extensively as well as September 11th and its aftermath. Mermelstein has received the Aaron Siskind Foundation Individual Photographer’s Fellowship and the European Publishers Award for Photography. Mermelstein has taught at the International Center of Photography since 1988.


Rutgers College and the International Center of Photography 

Selected Public Collections

Museum of the City of New York, NY, NY
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY
International Center of Photography, NY, NY
Jewish Museum, NY, NY
Johnson and Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ
JP Morgan Chase Art Collection, NY, NY
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Musee de l’Elysee, Lausanne, Switzerland
New York Public Library, NY, NY
Pier 24, San Francisco, CA
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
The Joy of Giving Something, NY, NY