Adam Schallau is an artist working in the medium of photography creating fine art prints of the American landscape. His work has been used by Apple, National Audubon Society, the National Park Service, Patagonia, and many others. His photos have been on the covers of Arizona Highways, Cowboys & Indians Magazine, and New Mexico Magazine, and in numerous publications including Sunset Magazine, Backpacker Magazine, and Men’s Journal, and in his book ‘Chasing the Light – Grand Canyon’ .
Fine art prints of Adam’s work are in personal and corporate collections across the world, and they have been exhibited in numerous galleries, museums, National Parks, and currently at the Amangiri resort. He is a recipient of the Luminous Landscape Endowment, and was an Artist-in-Residence at Grand Canyon National Park.
Adam continues to use his work in support of environmental and conservation awareness issues, and he also volunteers his time, knowledge, and enthusiasm to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Udall Foundation’s ‘Parks in Focus’ program, and to the Grand Canyon Field School’s ‘Artists as Ambassadors’ program.
After living in Taos, New Mexico for 10 years, Adam and his wife, Sally, moved to northern Arizona so he could focus his artistic energies on photographing the Grand Canyon. They live in a cabin amongst the tall ponderosa pines outside of Flagstaff along with their dog ‘Bear’ who is a border collie mix rescued on the Navajo reservation.
My passion is the wide-open spaces of the American landscape and its ever changing palette of light, shadow, color, shape, and form. It offers unparalleled challenges and generous rewards for the photographer that keeps their eyes and heart open to when all of these elements combine to create a decisive moment in time. I strive to reveal intimate details and awe inspiring vistas while working in the margins of light as the landscape comes to life.