Clayton Cotterell is a photographer and director based in Portland, OR and Los Angeles, CA.  He received his MFA in Photography, Video, and Related Media from School of Visual Arts in 2008.  His personal work has been exhibited nationally as well as internationally and has appeared in numerous publications.  He is an avid rock climber and a novice surfer.

Commercial Representation: Supervision -,

Gallery Representation:  Ampersand Gallery -

Buy the book "Arrangements" here

Selected Clients:
New York Times - T Magazine
Wieden + Kennedy
Travel Oregon
Fast Company
Esquire Russia
The Guardian
Poler Stuff
Urban Outfitters
California Sunday Magazine
Marie Claire
Men's Journal
Engin Creative
Gratuitous Type
Bloomberg Businessweek


Dead Ringer – Ampersand Gallery & Fine Books, Portland, OR 2016                                                         
The River Keeps Talking - Ampersand Gallery & Fine Books, Portland, OR 2015
Pacific Midwest 2.0 - INOVA, Milwaukee, WI 2015
Gay Pride Art Show - Wieden+Kennedy, Portland, OR 2015
Arrangements - Ampersand Gallery & Fine Books, Portland, OR 2013
XI Fotografia di Roma - Work - Museo d'Arte Contemporenea di Roma, Rome, Italy 2012
B-Sides - Ampersand Gallery & Fine Books, Portland, OR 2012
Unarmed - Pacific Northwest College of Art, Corner Gallery, Portland, OR 2012
Unarmed - Ampersand Gallery & Fine Books, Portland, OR 2012
15th Annual Quinzaine Photographique Nantaise - Nantes, France 2011
Hot Authors - presented by Canteen Magazine, 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY 2011
Sunny Side Up - Margate Photo Festival, presented by Wandering Bears, Margate, England 2011
100 Portraits - Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Australia 2011
100 Portraits - New York Photo Festival, NYC, NY 2011
100 Portraits - Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2010
Try - Jen Bekman Gallery, NYC, NY 2010
Group Show 36 - Humble Arts Foundation, 2010
One Hour Photo - American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center,
Washington, DC 2010
Unseen, A Photographer's Salon - Randall Scott Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2009
Miles From Home, presented by James Casabere – The Bakery Artspace, Rhinebeck, NY 2009
100x100Photo – Espai B Gallery, Barcelona, Spain 2009
SUNY Art Department Faculty Show – State University Plaza Gallery, Albany, NY 2009
March Madness – Melanie Flood Projects, Brooklyn, NY 2009
Space In-Between – Broadway Gallery, NYC, NY 2009
Emerging Photographers Auction – Daniel Cooney Fine Art, NYC, NY 2009
Milchstraße – University luav of Venice, Venice, Italy 2008
Surrounded by America – SVA Westside Gallery, NYC, NY 2008
Detachable Belief – SVA Eastside Gallery, NYC, NY 2008
Group Show 18 – Humble Arts Foundation, 2007