Andrew Lichtenstein, a native of New York City, is a documentary photographer, journalist,
and teacher who works on long term stories of social concern. Over the last two decades
he has concentrated on photographing stories about social justice in America.
As a working photographer and journalist, Andrew’s work on a wide variety of subjects
has appeared in newspapers, magazines, web sites, and books. His photographs have been
exhibited around the world, including shows in the UAE, China, Italy, France, and Germany. He
has helped produce multimedia stories for MSNBC, NPR, and Slate.
A partial list of publications he has worked for on editorial assignment would include Time,
Newsweek, Al Jazeera, U.S. News and World Report, Die Zeit, Stern, Geo, Mother Jones,
Atlantic Monthly, Life, Rolling Stone, The Source, Vibe, Texas Monthly, the New York Times,
and the Village Voice.
Foundation and advertising clients have included the Opens Society Institute, Human Rights
Watch, the Ford Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Sarah Lawrence College,
the AFL-CIO, AFSCME, and the UMWA.
In 2007, Charta published his first book, Never Coming Home. Most recently, his work was
published in Facing Change: Documenting America, by Leah Bendavid-Val, Prestel, 2015.