Salgu Wissmath

@salguwissmath @salguwissmath

Salgu Wissmath is a nonbinary Korean American freelance photographer based in Sacramento, CA. They studied at U.C. Berkeley and Ohio University’s School of Visual Communication. Their personal work explores the intersections of mental health, queer identity, and faith from a conceptual documentary approach. They are a Chips Quinn Scholar, 2018 AAJA Voices Fellow, Eddie Adams Workshop XXXI alumni, 2017 Women Photograph Mentee, 2021 California Arts Council Emerging Artist Fellow, and a recipient of a 2021 Puffin Foundation Grant. They also participated in NLGJA’s Connect Student Journalism Project. Salgu frequently contributes to The New York Times and San Francisco Chronicle and their work has also been published in The Wall Street Journal, NPR, USA Today, High Country News, and others. Salgu is the Communications Director for Diversify Photo and a member of AAJA, Women Photograph, Native Agency, and Authority Collective.

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