A San Francisco native, Brian L. Frank (b. 1979) focuses his work on social documentary projects across the Americas, concentrating on cultural identity, social inequality, violence, workers rights, and the environment.
Frank's work has been honored domestically and internationally. His two-year project, Downstream, Death of the Colorado, is held in the permanent collection of the United States Library of Congress and was recognized by Picture of the Year International (POYI) with the Global Vision Award.
His work has appeared in numerous publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, GQ, Esquire, Fortune, The Atlantic, Mother Jones, Newsweek, TIME, Le Monde, Der Spiegel, Wired, Politico, Virginia Quarterly Review, PDN, American Photo, The Fader, the New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, and The San Francisco Chronicle, among others. He is represented by Redux Pictures.