Elias Williams is a portrait and fine art documentary photographer based in New York. His work focuses on long-term projects that highlight underrepresented communities and the nuances of class, culture, and race.

His photographs have been showcased at the LaGuardia Gallery of Photographic Arts, ArtViews Gallery, Morris Museum and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. His clients include AARP, Buzzfeed News, ESPN's The Undefeated, Mic.com, NPR, The Village Voice, The New York Times and National Geographic.

Elias is also a 2017 Magnum Foundation Photography & Social Justice Fellow and recipient of the 2017  Bronx Council on the Arts' "Bronx Recognizes it's Own" award.


Photo: Geoffrey Berliner/Penumbra Foundation