Spencer Worthley’s Profile

Fancy Meeting You Here By Spencer Worthley
Fancy Meeting You Here
I remember you most in the dim, blue light of summer. Standing in the yard amongst the crickets with feet covered in freshly cut grass. The hours on either side of a day that became our time apart from the world. There was a magic you found in each day. In the fog rolling off the bay. In the fireflies swaying above the culvert as my car idled in the dark. In the piercing cold of the sea at night as we plunged into a black illuminated by the smallest specks of life. The water...
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Primary. By Spencer Worthley
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Further North By Spencer Worthley
Further North
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Somewhere In-Between. By Spencer Worthley
Somewhere In-Between.
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No Lies, Just Love By Spencer Worthley
No Lies, Just Love
Something new... By Spencer Worthley
Something new...
Sudanese Rally By Spencer Worthley
Sudanese Rally
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Spencer Worthley (b.1987) is a documentary photographer from Western Maine. A graduate of both the New Hampshire Institute of Art and Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, his work explores the boundaries between fine art and documentary photography, often in the manner of poetic, first-person narratives. He currently lives in Camden, ME where he works for Maine Media Workshops and freelances as a photographer, documentary filmmaker, and photo-editor.

Spencer Worthley

(b.1987 in Phillips, Maine)






2012 BFA, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH 

2009 Certificate, Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, Portland, ME

2006 Certificate, Foster Technology Center, Farmington, ME

Professional Experience

2012 - present Freelance Photographer/Editor/Filmmaker, Camden, ME

2012 - present Teaching Assistant, Maine Media Workshops + College

2012 Book Depository, Manchester City Library, Manchester, NH

2008 - 2012 Gallery Assistant, Amherst St. Gallery, Manchester, NH

Internships & Volunteer Experience

2011 Curator, Vault Gallery, New Hampshire Institute of Art

2011 Special Collections Archivist, Teti Library, Manchester, NH

2010 Festival Volunteer, New York Photography Festival, Brooklyn, NY

Private Collections

New Hampshire Institute of Art Permanent Collection, Manchester, NH

Thomas Adams Photography Collection, Concord, NH

Mildred H. McEvoy Memorial Archive, Portland, ME

Launch Art, Peterborough, NH


2012 Graduate Exhibit, New Hampshire INstitute of Art, Manchester, NH

2012 Family Plan, Vault Gallery, Manchester, NH

2012 Derelict Dispatches, Sharon Arts Center, Peterborough, NH

2011 Potluck!, Vault Gallery, Manchester, NH

 2011 White Flag Pop Up Gallery, Manchester, NH

2011 Homage to Guerilla Gardening, Art Space, New Haven, CT

2011 Appearances: Provincetown Green Arts Festival, Provincetown Conservation Trust, Provincetown, MA

2011 Art Current, Art Current, Provincetown, MA

2011, Photo A Go-Go, Bakery Collective, Westbrook, ME

2009 About Face, Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, Portland, ME



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