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


Edie Bresler is a long time artist who combines photography with chance to explore fragility and resilience. In addition to working with a broad range of photographic processes, Bresler creates social and participatory projects as community actions. They have worked with  the Boston Center for the Arts, The Emerald Necklace Conservancy and the Somerville Arts Council.

Their projects have been featured on Good Morning America, PBS Greater Boston, Photograph Magazine, Lenscratch, Slate, Esquire, Photo District News, Business Insider, and other publications.

Bresler is a recipient of a Massachusetts Cultural Council fellowship, a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, numerous awards from the Somerville Arts Council, and a Berkshire Taconic Resource Arts grant.

Their photographs reside in the permanent collections of the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, the Danforth Museum of Art and Polaroid Corporation. Bresler is represented by Gallery Kayafas in Boston, and Chung24 gallery in San Francisco. When not in the studio, they direct the photography program at Simmons University in Boston.

Recent News and Exhibitions


Emerald Necklace Concervancy Project: a 200th birthday celebration for Frederick Olmstead, Sept 24, 2022

Chung24 Gallery July 12- Aug 20

San Francisco, CA

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