Beau Simmons is an American photographer who specializes in medium format film photography. Taking inspiration from the pioneers of film photography, William Eggleston and Stephen Shore, Beau finds passion in capturing some of the forgotten lifestyles of our society. By telling a story influenced by Americana, his style heavily focuses on preserving a moment in time and documenting what might be referred to as a lost era in today’s society. His body of work is a collection of memories captured predominantly throughout North America.
Beau started his love for photography at the age of sixteen. Working in the fashion and celebrity industry for more than ten years, he eventually transitioned his passion into the fine art industry. He spends most of his time capturing western/documentary stories predominantly across North America. Each body of work takes careful planning and dedication to capture a certain mood or vision he has set out to illustrate. By connecting us all to either a time or place we once remember or inspiring us to see the beauty in every setting and the various cultural lifestyles that still thrive in our ever so changing communities.
Work / Exhibitions
Outside of working on exclusive collections each year for his art galleries, Beau also works on various personal projects relating to topics he finds inspiration from to share with the world. Here are a few upcoming projects/exhibitions he is working on.
- January-TBD: Native American Documentary Piece (Unnamed at the moment)
- March 12th: The Twenty-Year War: Voices of Our Next Greatest Generation - National Veterans Memorial & Museum
- The Signature Gallery - Santa Fe, NM
- House of Spoils - Los Angeles, CA
- Fox & Friends Live Segment, 2021
- CNN & MSNBC, 2021
- National Veterans Memorial & Museum, Panel Discussion, 2021
- Washington Post, 2021