portrait of the artist by her son Aaron OMalley
the artist at 6 years old
Collage self portrait as a knight
the artist at 29 years old


Edie Bresler is a longtime artist who investigates chance and randomness with photography. Her multi-faceted projects, embracing a gamut of processes and possibilities is a rarity in this era of branded creativity.

Bresler is a recipient of a Massachusetts Cultural Council fellowship in photography, several Visual Artist Fellowships from the Somerville Arts Council, a Berkshire Taconic Artist Resource Grant, and a New York Foundation for the Arts grant.

Her projects have been featured on Good Morning America and PBS Greater Boston as well as in Photograph Magazine, Lenscratch, Slate, Photo District News, Business Insider, Esquire Russia and many other publications. She is represented by Gallery Kayafas in Boston and her photographs are in the permanent collections of the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, the Danforth Museum of Art and Polaroid Corporation.

Bresler lives in Somerville, MA and is director of the photography program at Simmons University.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Griffin Museum of Photography

Gallery Kayafas, Boston MA

Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY

Gallery 1401,  Philadelphia, PA

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